Dorothy Harrison

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Dorothy Harrison
Personal information
Full nameDorothy Elizabeth Harrison
National teamGreat Britain
Born (1950-03-16) 16 March 1950 (age 69)
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight51 kg (112 lb; 8.0 st)
ClubHartlepool SC

Dorothy Elizabeth Harrison (born 16 March 1950) is a retired English international swimmer.

Swimming career[edit]

She represented Great Britain in the Olympic Games and European championships and won a bronze medal in the 200-metre breaststroke at the 1970 European Aquatics Championships.[1] She competed in five breaststroke and medley relay events at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics; her best achievements were sixth place in the 4×100-metre medley relay in 1968 and eighth place in the 100-metre breaststroke in 1972.[2] In the medley relay she competed with Margaret Auton, Wendy Burrell and Alexandra Jackson.[3]

She also represented England and won three silver medals in the 100 and 200 metres breaststroke events and the 4 x 100 metres medley relay, at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ Dorothy HARRISON.
  2. ^ Dorothy Harrison.
  3. ^ Medley relay results, Sports reference
  4. ^ "1970 Athletes". Team England.
  5. ^ "Edinburgh, 1970 Team". Team England.
  6. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.