Full name: Percival Cole "Percy" Oliver
Born: April 1, 1919 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Died: July 9, 2011 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Affiliations: ?, Perth (AUS)
Percy Oliver had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Backstroke, 3rd in the 1938 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with the non-Olympians Ernest Hobbs and Bill Fleming). He also competed in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle. He won 13 Australian titles in freestyle and backstroke. After his swimming career ended, he became a teacher and then a school administrator.
|1936 Summer||17||Berlin||Swimming||Men's 100 metres Backstroke||Australia||AUS||7|
|1936 Summer||17||Berlin||Swimming||Australia||Semi-Finals||Heat One||3||QU||1:09.4|
|1936 Summer||17||Berlin||Swimming||Australia||Round One||Heat Five||2||QU||1:10.2|