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Margery Hinton

Full name: Margery Hinton
Gender: Female
Born: June 25, 1915 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: February 1996 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Affiliations: South Manchester Swimming Club, Manchester (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Margery Hinton had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Doris Storey and Lorna Frampton), 2nd in the 1930 British Empire Games 200 yards Breaststroke, 3rd in the 1934 British Empire Games 200 yards Breaststroke, 3rd in the 1934 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Freestyle Relay (with Edna Hughes and the non-Olympians Beatrice Wolstenholme (younger sister of Cecelia) and Olive Bartle), 3rd in the 1938 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Freestyle Relay (with Edna Hughes, Zilpha Grant, and the non-Olympian Joyce Harrowby); 3rd in the 1931 European Championships 200 metre Breaststroke, 3rd in the 1934 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Edna Hughes, Cecelia Wolstenholme, and the non-Olympian Olive Bartle), 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Zilpha Grant, Olive Wadham, and the non-Olympian Joyce Harrowby). Hinton also finished fifth in the 1934 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle and competed in the 1938 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle. In the British Empire Games she represented England.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 12 Amsterdam Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Great Britain GBR 5 h1 r1/3
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Great Britain GBR 4
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Great Britain GBR 6 h1 r1/3

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat One 6 1:13.0

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 12 Amsterdam Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat One 5
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming Great Britain Final 4 3:11.7
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Three 2 QU 3:13.5