Full name: Norman Wainwright
Born: July 4, 1914 in Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain
Died: May 2, 2000
Affiliations: Hanley Swimming Club, Hanley, Staffordshire (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Norman Wainwright had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Frederick Dove, Mostyn Ffrench-Williams, and Bob Leivers), 2nd in the 1934 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle, 2nd in the 1934 British Empire Games 4×200 yards Freestyle Relay (with Mostyn Ffrench-Williams, Reginald Sutton, and Bob Leivers), 3rd in the 1934 British Empire Games 1500 yards Freestyle, 3rd in the 1938 British Empire Games 1650 yards Freestyle; 3rd in the 1934 European Championships 1500 metres Freestyle, 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 400 metres Freestyle, 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 4×200 metres Freestyle Relay (with Frederick Dove, Bob Leivers, and the non-Olympian Kenneth Deane).
In the 1938 British Empire Games Wainwright also finished fourth in the 440 yards freestyle and competed in the 110 yards freestyle and in the 110 yards backstroke. In the British Empire Games he represented England.
|1932 Summer||18||Los Angeles||Swimming||Men's 400 metres Freestyle||Great Britain||GBR||3 h2 r1/3|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Swimming||Men's 400 metres Freestyle||Great Britain||GBR||3 h3 r1/3|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Swimming||Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle||Great Britain||GBR||5 h2 r2/3|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Swimming||Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay||Great Britain||GBR||6|
|1948 Summer||34||London||Swimming||Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay||Great Britain||GBR||5 h2 r1/2|
|1932 Summer||18||Los Angeles||Swimming||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Two||3||5:12.0|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Swimming||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Three||3||5:03.6|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Swimming||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||5||20:14.4|
|1936 Summer||22||Berlin||Swimming||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Four||2||QU||20:47.6|