Dorothy Dermody

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Dorothy Dermody
Personal information
Born (1909-04-26)26 April 1909[1]
Ballyhasty, Cloughjordan, County Tipperary, Ireland
Died 10 April 2012(2012-04-10) (aged 102)[2][3]
Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland
Sport
Sport Fencing

Dorothy "Tommy" Dermody[4] (26 April 1909 – 10 April 2012) was an Irish fencer from County Tipperary. She competed in the women's individual foil event at the 1948 Summer Olympics.[5] When she died she was Ireland's oldest living Olympian and the oldest living Olympic fencer in the world.[1][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b O'Dwyer, Michael (2011-12-29). "Tommy Dermody". Tipperary Star (Johnston Press). p. 21. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Death Notice Of Dorothy McCORMACK, Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland". RIP.ie. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  3. ^ "Dorothy Dermody – RIP". Olympic Council of Ireland. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2012-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Blades of glory for Dorothy". independent.ie. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (2011). "Dorothy Dermody Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  6. ^ Olympic Council of Ireland obituary