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Dorothy Wright

Full name: Dorothy Winifred Wright (Machin-)
Gender: Female
Born: August 19, 1889 in Leytonstone, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: 1960 in Poole, Poole, Great Britain
Affiliations: Royal Burnham Yacht Club, Burnham-on-Crouch (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Wife of Cyril Wright; Sister-in-law of Robert Coleman.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Dorothy Wright was the only woman to compete in the Olympic yachting events in 1920. She won her Olympic gold medal as a member of the crew aboard Ancora which was jointly owned by her husband, [Cyril Wright], and her father, Percy Machin.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Sailing Mixed 7 metres Ancora GBR 1 Gold

Mixed 7 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Sailing Ancora GBR Final Standings 1920-07-07 4
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Sailing Ancora GBR Race One 1920-07-07 1-21:54
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Sailing Ancora GBR Race Two 1920-07-08 1-21:20
1920 Summer 30 Antwerpen Sailing Ancora GBR Race Three 1920-07-09 1-05:53
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