Thomas Battersby

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Thomas Battersby
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Battersby in 1908
Medal record
Men’s swimming
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
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.[1] 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.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (November 2012). "Sydney Battersby Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 

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