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Isabella Moore

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameIsabella Mary•Moore (-Cameron)
Used nameIsabella•Moore
Nick/petnamesBelle
Born23 October 1894 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland (GBR)
Died7 March 1975 in Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
AffiliationsPremier SC, Glasgow (GBR)
NOC Great Britain

Biography

At the age of 17 years and 226 days, Bella Moore was a member of the winning relay team at the 1912 Games and is the youngest British woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal at the Summer Games. Moore, who competed for the Premier Club, Glasgow, was a Scottish champion and record holder but never won an ASA title. As well as competing in the relay at the Stockholm Olympics she also swam in the individual 100 metres freestyle, but was eliminated in the heats.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GBR Isabella Moore
100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 4 h1 r2/3
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) Great Britain 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1912 Summer Olympics 8 July 1912 Swimming (Aquatics) 100 metres Freestyle, Women Round One, Heat One 1:29.8 1
1912 Summer Olympics 15 July 1912 Swimming (Aquatics) 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women Final Standings 5:52.8 WR 1

Special Notes