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Cecelia Wolstenholme

Full name: Cecelia Wolstenholme (-Thornton)
Nickname(s): Cee Cee
Gender: Female
Born: May 18, 1915 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: 1968
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming


Cecelia Wolstenholme had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1930 British Empire Games 200 yards Breaststroke; 1st in the 1931 European Championships 200 metre Breaststroke, 3rd in the 1934 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with [Edna Hughes], [Margery Hinton], and the non-Olympian Olive Bartle). In the British Empire Games Wolstenholme represented England.

Her younger sister Beatrice (a non-Olympian) won a bronze medal in the 1934 British Empire Games 4×100 yards freestyle relay for England.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Great Britain GBR 3 h2 r1/2

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Two 3 3:24.5
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