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Edna Hughes

Full name: Edna Tildesley Hughes (-Redwood)
Gender: Female
Born: August 1, 1916 in Walsall, West Midlands, Great Britain
Died: November 17, 1990 in Borth, Ceredigion, Great Britain
Affiliations: Walsall Swimming Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Edna Hughes had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1932 Olympics 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay; 2nd in the 1934 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Phyllis Harding and Vera Kingston), 3rd in the 1934 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Freestyle Relay (with Margery Hinton 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 Margery Hinton, Zilpha Grant, and the non-Olympian Joyce Harrowby); 3rd in the 1934 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Margery Hinton, Cecelia Wolstenholme, and the non-Olympian Olive Bartle). She also finished fifth in the 1934 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle and competed in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle. In the British Empire Games she competed for England.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 15 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Great Britain GBR 4 h3 r1/3
1932 Summer 15 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 20 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
1932 Summer 15 Los Angeles Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Three 4 1:15.1

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 15 Los Angeles Swimming Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 4:52.4
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Great Britain GBR Final 6 4:51.0
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 2 QU 4:47.2
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