Battersby in 1908
|Competitor for Great Britain|
|Silver||1908 London||1500 m freestyle|
|Bronze||1912 Stockholm||4×200 m freestyle|
Thomas Sydney Battersby (18 November 1887 – 3 September 1974) was a British freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics. He was born in Platt Bridge. In the 1908 Olympics he reached the semifinals in the 400 metre freestyle and won a silver medal in the 1500 metre freestyle. Four years later he reached the semifinals in the 400 metre freestyle and 1500 metre freestyle. He was also a member of British 4×200 metre relay team, which won a bronze medal.
- Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans, Bill Mallon, and Hilary Evans (November 2012). "Sydney Battersby Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2012-11-09.
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