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Norman Wainwright

Full name: Norman Wainwright
Gender: Male
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: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
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

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
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

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Swimming Great Britain GBR Final 6 9:21.5
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Swimming Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 3 QC 9:30.8
1948 Summer 34 London Swimming Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 5 9:26.6