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Noel Ryan

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameNoel Phillip•Ryan
Used nameNoel•Ryan
Born10 December 1911 in Manly, New South Wales (AUS)
Died23 November 1969 in Sydney, New South Wales (AUS)
Measurements178 cm
Affiliations?, Western Australia, (AUS) / Manly Swimming Club, Manly (AUS)
NOC Australia

Biography

Noel Ryan had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1930 British Empire Games 400 yards Freestyle, 1st in the 1930 British Empire Games 1500 yards Freestyle, 1st in the 1934 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle, 1st in the 1934 British Empire Games 1500 yards Freestyle, 3rd in the 1938 British Empire Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with the non-Olympians Robert Wilshire, Robin Biddulph, and Bill Fleming).

Ryan also finished fourth in the 1934 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with the non-Olympians Alan Higginson and Reginald Clark), finished sixth in the 1938 British Empire Games 1650 yards Freestyle, and competed in the 1938 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) AUS Noel Ryan
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4 h4 r1/3
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 5 h1 r2/3
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4

Special Notes