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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.

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