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Winifred Griffin

Full name: Winifred Clare Griffin (-Ashby)
Gender: Female
Born: November 17, 1932 in Kawakawa, Northland, New Zealand
Country: NZL New Zealand
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Winifred Griffin had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Freestyle Relay (with the non-Olympians Joan Hastings, Kristin Jacobi, and Norma Bridson). She also competed in the 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle finishing fourth and in the 1950 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle finishing sixth. In the 1950 British Empire Games she also participated in the 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Jean Stewart and the non-Olympian M. Sweeney), but her team was disqualified. In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games she was eliminated in the heats of the 110 yards Freestyle as well as of the 440 yards Freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle New Zealand NZL 7 h1 r1/3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle New Zealand NZL 5 h1 r1/2

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming New Zealand Round One Heat One 7 1:10.4

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming New Zealand Round One Heat One 5 5:31.0
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