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Connie Jeans

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameConstance Mabel "Connie"•Jeans
Used nameConnie•Jeans
Born23 August 1899 in Nottingham, Nottingham, England (GBR)
Died31 March 1984 in Falmouth, Cornwall, England (GBR)
AffiliationsNottingham Ladies' Swimming Club, Nottingham (GBR)
NOC Great Britain

Biography

Connie Jeans won two silver medals with the British freestyle relay team, at Antwerpen in 1920 and at Paris in 1924. Individually, she was fourth in three events, always narrowly missing a medal. Jeans was one of six sisters, all members of the Nottingham Ladies’ Swimming Club. She later worked as a teacher in her hometown of Nottingham.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GBR Connie Jeans
100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 4
300 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 4
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) Great Britain 2 Silver
1924 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GBR Connie Jeans
100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 4
400 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 4 h1 r2/3
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) Great Britain 2 Silver