Full name: Florence E. MacDonald (-Campbell)
Born: October 27, 1909 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: May 6, 2008 in Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Boston Swimming Association, Boston (USA)
Country: United States
Although born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Florence MacDonaldâs family moved to Boston when she was young, and she eventually competed for the Boston Swimming Association. In 1928, she set an American record in the 800 metres with her time of 2:22.6 at the Olympics, although she had placed only third at the US Olympic Trials in the event. In 1929 she was third in the 220 yards at the AAU Championships, and second in that event at the AAU Indoors.
After marrying Peter Campbell and raising two children, MacDonald-Campbell worked as a nurse at the Boston University School of Medicine for over 25 years.
Personal Best: 800 â 2:22.6 (1928).
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