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Fanny Durack

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSarah Frances "Fanny"•Durack (-Gately)
Used nameFanny•Durack
Born27 October 1889 in Sydney, New South Wales (AUS)
Died20 March 1956 in Stanmore, New South Wales (AUS)
NOC Australasia
Nationality Australia


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1912 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) ANZ AUS Fanny Durack
100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1912 Summer Olympics 9 July 1912 Swimming (Aquatics) 100 metres Freestyle, Women Round One, Heat Four 1:19.8 WR 1

Special Notes


YOB also seen as 1891, but 1889 is correct per Australia Birth Index. DOD also seen as 21 March 1956, but 20 March 1956 is correct per her obituary.