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Isabella Moore

Full name: Isabella Mary Moore (-Cameron)
Nickname(s): Belle
Gender: Female
Born: October 23, 1894 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Died: March 7, 1975 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

At the age of 17 years and 226 days, Bella Moore was a member of the winning relay team at the 1912 Games and is the youngest British woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal at the Summer Games. Moore, who competed for the Premier Club, Glasgow, was a Scottish champion and record holder but never won an ASA title. As well as competing in the relay at the Stockholm Olympics she also swam in the individual 100 metres freestyle, but was eliminated in the heats.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 17 Stockholm Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Great Britain GBR 4 h1 r2/3
1912 Summer 17 Stockholm Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Great Britain GBR 1 Gold WR

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 17 Stockholm Swimming Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 4 1:27.4
1912 Summer 17 Stockholm Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 1:29.8

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 17 Stockholm Swimming Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 WR 5:52.8
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