Frederick Dove

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Frederick Dove
Personal information
Full name Frederick Dove
National team  Great Britain
Born (1917-09-27)27 September 1917
Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
Died 1980 (aged 63)
Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club RTW Monson Swimming Club

Frederick Dove (27 September 1917 – 1980) was an English competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the Olympics and European championships, and England in the British Empire Games, during the 1930s. Dove competed in freestyle swimming events.

Dove was born in Royal Tunbridge Wells. He was a member of Monson Swimming club and Otter swimming club.

In the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, whilst suffering from a viral infection, he was eliminated in the first round of the men's 100-metre freestyle.

At the 1934 British Empire Games in London, he participated in the 100-yard freestyle competition and finished fourth. Four years later at the 1938 British Empire Games in Sydney, he was part of the English men's team which won the gold medal in the 4×220-yard freestyle relay, as well as in the 3×110 yards medley event.

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