Herbert Haresnape

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Herbert Haresnape
Personal information
Full name Herbert Nickal Haresnape
Nickname(s) "Bert"
National team  Great Britain
Born (1880-07-02)2 July 1880
Liverpool, England
Died 17 December 1962(1962-12-17) (aged 82)
Birkenhead, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 128 lb (58 kg; 9.1 st)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Liverpool Swimming Club

Herbert Nickal "Bert" Haresnape (2 July 1880 – 17 December 1962) was an English competitive swimmer from West Derby,[1] who represented Great Britain in two Olympic Games in the early 1900s.

At the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, he won a bronze medal in the men's 100-metre backstroke. Four years later at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, he advanced to the semifinals in 100-metre backstroke.

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  1. ^ England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: Herbert Nickal Haresnape; Jul-Aug-Sep quarter 1880; District: West Derby; Volume: 8b; Page: 426.

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