Herbert Haresnape

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Herbert Haresnape
Born (1880-07-02)2 July 1880
Liverpool, England
Died 17 December 1962(1962-12-17) (aged 82)
Birkenhead, England
Nationality United Kingdom
Other names Herbert Nickal Haresnape
Known for Swimming
Herbert Haresnape
Medal record
Men’s swimming
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Bronze 1908 London 100 m backstroke

Herbert Nickal "Bert" Haresnape (2 July 1880 – 17 December 1962) was an English backstroke swimmer from West Derby,[1] who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics.

At the 1908 Olympics he won a bronze medal in 100 metre backstroke.

Four years later at Stockholm he reached the semifinals in 100 metre backstroke.


  1. ^ England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: Herbert Nickal Haresnape; Jul-Aug-Sep quarter 1880; District: West Derby; Volume: 8b; Page: 426.

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