Freddie Tomlins

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Freddie Tomlins
Personal information
Full nameFrederick William Edwin Tomlins
Country represented United Kingdom
Born(1919-08-05)5 August 1919
Died20 June 1943(1943-06-20) (aged 23)
English Channel

Frederick William Edwin "Freddie" Tomlins (born 5 August 1919 in Lambeth, Greater London; died 20 June 1943 over the English Channel) was a British figure skater. He was the 1939 World silver medalist and European silver medalist. He competed at the 1936 Winter Olympics and placed 10th.

He served in the Royal Air Force in World War II, and served in the European air campaign. He was killed in battle against a Nazi submarine over the English Channel.[1]


Event 1936 1937 1938 1939
Winter Olympic Games 10th
World Championships 5th 5th 2nd
European Championships 8th 4th 6th 2nd


  1. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 July 2018.

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