Betty Tancock

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Betty Tancock
Medal record
Women's Swimming
Commonwealth Games
Silver 1930 Hamilton 4x100 yd freestyle

Elizabeth "Betty" Tancock (née Edwards)[1] (February 22, 1911 – May 28, 2009)[2][3] was a Canadian swimmer who competed in the Olympic games in 1932 in Los Angeles.

In 1932 she was a member of the Canadian relay team which finished fourth in the 4 x 100 metre freestyle relay event. In the 400 metre freestyle competition she was eliminated in the first round. She also represented Canada in the 1930 and 1934 British Empire Games.[1]

Tancock was inducted as a member of the University of Toronto Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.[1]

From 1962 to 1980 Tancock worked at administration at York University in Toronto. At the time of her death at the age of 98, on May 28, 2009, Tancock was believed to be Canada's oldest living Olympic competitor.[3][4]

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