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Phyllis Harding

Full name: Phyllis May Harding (-Turner)
Gender: Female
Born: December 15, 1907 in Wandsworth, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: November 1992
Affiliations: Croydon Ladies Swimming Club, Croydon (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Phyllis Harding had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1924 Olympics 100 metres Backstroke; 1st in the 1930 British Empire Games 4×100 yards Freestyle Relay (with Joyce Cooper, Olive Joynes, and the non-Olympian Doreen Cooper), 1st in the 1934 British Empire Games 100 yards Backstroke, 2nd in the 1934 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Vera Kingston and Edna Hughes), 3rd in the 1930 British Empire Games 100 yards Backstroke; 2nd in the 1931 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Valerie Davies, Jean McDowell, and Joyce Cooper), 3rd in the 1927 European Championships 100 metre Backstroke, 3rd in the 1931 European Championships 100 metre Backstroke. In the British Empire Games Harding represented England.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 16 Paris Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Great Britain GBR 3 h2 r1/2
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Great Britain GBR 4
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Great Britain GBR 7

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 16 Paris Swimming Great Britain Final 2 1:27.4
1924 Summer 16 Paris Swimming Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 1:29.6
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Two 3 1:27.8
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Swimming Great Britain Final 4 1:22.6
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat One 3 QC 1:22.5
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Swimming Great Britain Final 7 1:21.5
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Swimming Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QC 1:19.8
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Two 3 QU 1:22.1