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Frank O'Neill

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFrancis Thomas "Frank"•O'Neill
Used nameFrank•O'Neill
Born30 September 1926 in Manly, New South Wales (AUS)
AffiliationsManly Swimming Club, Manly (AUS)
NOC Australia

Biography

Frank O’Neill had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle, 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Garrick Agnew and the non-Olympians Barrie Kellaway and James Beard). In the 1950 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with the non-Olympians Frank Stevens and Ronald Sharpe) O’Neill finished foruth. He was also a member of the Australian water polo team which won the 1950 British Empire Games exhibition tournament.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) AUS Frank O'Neill
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) =28
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Australia 9
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 21

Special Notes

Research notes

Still alive in 2019: https://www.sportingpost.co.za/2019/06/patricia-cavendish-oneill-obituary/

Created: Paul Tchir at December 30, 2015 19:41, Last edited: Paul Tchir at March 24, 2020 02:03