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Nora Polley

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNora Margaret•Polley (Fischer-)
Used nameNora•Polley
Born29 July 1894 in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh (IND)
Died1988 in Leominster, Herefordshire, England (GBR)
NOC India


Born in India, Nora Polley lived in Scotland by 1901, and was educated at Hillcote Boarding School in 1911. She married Sydney Trepess Polley, a military officer in the Indian Army, who became a major in 1918. She played at Cannes early in 1924, and then competed in the 1924 Olympic tennis tournament. Polley then played a series of tournaments in the south of England later in 1924, which included the Tunbridge Wells Tournament, the Hastings Tournament, the South of England Championships, and the Weymouth and Torbay Tournaments. There is no record of her playing again after 1924.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Tennis IND Nora Polley
Singles, Women (Olympic) =9
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Sydney Jacob =9

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