George Vernot

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George Vernot
Personal information
Full name George Edward Vernot
National team  Canada
Born (1901-02-27)February 27, 1901
Montreal, Quebec
Died November 22, 1962(1962-11-22) (aged 61)
Montreal, Quebec
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Montreal Swim Club
College team McGill University

George Edward Vernot (February 27, 1901 – November 22, 1962) was a competitive swimmer who represented Canada in two consecutive Olympic Games during the early 1920s.

At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Vernot won a silver medal in the men's 1500-metre freestyle, and a bronze medal in the 400-metre freestyle. He also competed in the 100-metre freestyle, but placed third in his semifinal and did not advance to the event final.[1]

Four years later at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, he was seventh in the 400-metre freestyle, and eighth in the 1500-metre freestyle.[1]

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  1. ^ a b, Olympic Sports, Athletes, George Verdot. Retrieved May 16, 2015.

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