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Leslie Savage

Full name: Leslie Savage
Gender: Male
Born: March 16, 1897 in Sutton, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: August 26, 1979 in Worthing, West Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: Penguin Swimming Club, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Leslie Savage won a bronze medal with the British team in 1920 in the 4 x 200 m freestyle relay. Four years later he was a member of the team again but was only nominated for the first round, and was replaced in later rounds by [John Thomson]. A member of the Penguin SC, Savage was also an excellent long-distance swimmer, making the podium at the British Championships in the River Thames swims in 1922-24. In 1923 he was runner-up in the Southern Counties mile championship and third in the National half-mile championship. He was also second in the English Salt-Water Championship at Torquay. Savage was a keen water polo player and played for the Penguin team as well as for Lloyds Bank, who he worked for, and also the combined London Banks team. He was still swimming and playing water polo for Lloyds Bank at the age of 37.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Great Britain GBR 5 h4 r1/4
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1924 Summer 27 Paris Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Great Britain GBR 2 h4 r1/3

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Swimming Great Britain Round One Heat Four 5

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Swimming Great Britain GBR Final 3
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Swimming Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat Two 1
1924 Summer 27 Paris Swimming Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Four 2
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