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Zilpha Grant

Full name: Zilpha Grant (-Wheelton)
Gender: Female
Born: July 29, 1919 in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: January 31, 2011 in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Zilpha Grant had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1938 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Freestyle Relay (with Edna Hughes, Margery Hinton, and the non-Olympian Joyce Harrowby); 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Margery Hinton, Olive Wadham, and the non-Olympian Joyce Harrowby). Grant also competed in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle and in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Backstroke. In the British Empire Games she competed for England.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Great Britain GBR 7 h3 r1/3
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Great Britain GBR 6

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Three 7 1:12.1

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Swimming Great Britain GBR Final 6 4:51.0
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Swimming Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 2 QU 4:47.2
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