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Zilpha Grant

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameZilpha•Grant (-Wheelton)
Used nameZilpha•Grant
Born29 July 1919 in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Greater Manchester, England (GBR)
Died31 January 2011 in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, England (GBR)
NOC Great Britain

Biography

Zilpha Grant had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1938 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Freestyle Relay (with Edna Hughes, Margery Hinton, and the non-Olympian Joyce Harrowby); 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 4×100 metres Freestyle Relay (with Margery Hinton, Olive Wadham, and the non-Olympian Joyce Harrowby). Grant also competed in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle and in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Backstroke. In the British Empire Games she competed for England.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GBR Zilpha Grant
100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 7 h3 r1/3
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) Great Britain 6

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