Florence Chambers

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Florence Chambers
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Full name Florence Chambers
National team  United States
Born (1907-11-02)November 2, 1907
Boston, Massachusetts
Died September 27, 1979(1979-09-27) (aged 71)
Fallbrook, California
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club San Diego Athletic Club

Florence Chambers (November 2, 1907 – September 27, 1979), later known by her married name Florence Newkirk, was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. She competed in the women's 100-meter backstroke, advanced to the event final, and finished fourth overall with a time of 1:30.8.

In 1970, Chambers was inducted by the San Diego Hall of Champions into the Breitbard Hall of Fame, honoring San Diego's finest athletes both on and off the playing surface.[1]

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