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Joan Harrison

Full name: Joan Cynthia Harrison (-Breetzke)
Gender: Female
Born: November 29, 1935 in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Affiliations: Springbok swimming team
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Joan Harrison had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1952 Olympics 100 metres Backstroke; 1st in the 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle, 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 110 yards Backstroke, 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Freestyle (with Natalie Myburgh and the non-Olympians Felicity Loveday and Machduldt Petzer), 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 3×110 yards Medley (with the non-Olympians Machduldt Petzer and Mary Morgan), 3rd in the 1950 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle, 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 110 yards Freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle South Africa RSA 4
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle South Africa RSA 5 h1 r2/3
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke South Africa RSA 1 Gold

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Final 4 1:07.1
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 1:07.2
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Round One Heat Four 1 QU 1:06.5

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Semi-Finals Heat One 5 5:23.1
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Round One Heat Four 3 QU 5:21.8

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Final 1 1:14.3
1952 Summer 16 Helsinki Swimming South Africa Round One Heat Three 1 QU 1:14.7
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