Gladys Carson

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Gladys Carson
Personal information
Full name Gladys Helena Carson
National team  Great Britain
Born (1903-02-08)8 February 1903
Leicester, England
Died 17 November 1987(1987-11-17) (aged 84)
Spilsby, England
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke

Gladys Helena Carson (8 February 1903–17 November 1987), later known by her married name Gladys Hewitt, was an English competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. She won a bronze medal for coming third in the event final of the women's 200-metre breaststroke in a time of 3:35.4, finishing behind fellow Briton Lucy Morton (3:32.2) and American Agnes Geraghty (3:34.0).[1]

Carson was born in Leicester, England.[2]

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  1. ^, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Gladys Carson Archived September 30, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  2. ^ England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: Gladys Carson; Jan-Feb-Mar quarter 1903; District: Leicester; Volume: 7a; Page: 308

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