Diana Harris

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Diana Harris
Diana Harris 1966.jpg
Harris in 1966
Personal information
Full nameDiana Adrienne Harris
National teamGreat Britain
Born (1948-08-14) 14 August 1948 (age 72)
London, England
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
ClubBeckenham Ladies SC
Medal record

Diana Adrienne Harris (born 14 August 1948), also known by her married name Diana Mantoura, is a retired English international swimmer.

Swimming career[edit]

She represented Great Britain in the Olympic Games and European championships, and swam for England in the Commonwealth Games. She won a bronze medal in the 4×100-metre medley relay at the 1966 European Aquatics Championships.[1] She competed in breaststroke events at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics, but failed to reach the finals.[2]

She represented England at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica and won double gold in the 110 yards breaststroke and the 440 yards medley relay.[3] A second Commonwealth Games appearance came when she represented England in the breaststroke events, at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland.[4][5]

She won the 100-metre breaststroke event at the 1967 Summer Universiade.[2] At the ASA National British Championships she won the 110 yards breaststroke title in 1965, 1966 and 1968.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diana HARRIS. les-sports.info
  2. ^ a b Diana Harris. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "1970 Athletes". Team England.
  5. ^ "Edinburgh, 1970 Team". Team England.
  6. ^ "FROM A SWIMMING CORRESPONDENT. "Stimulus For Swimmers." Times, 16 Aug. 1965, p. 2". Times Digital Archive.
  7. ^ "STILL, ATHOLE. "Scots' record falls to Jarvis." Times, 10 Aug. 1968, p. 6". Times Digital Archive.