Vera Tanner

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Vera Tanner
Medal record
Women's swimming
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1928 Amsterdam 4×100 m freestyle

Iris Vera Tanner (20 November 1906 – 22 February 1971) was an English swimmer born in Eastbourne,[1] who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and 1928 Summer Olympics. At the 1924 Olympics she won a silver medal in the 4×100 m freestyle relay event and was fifth in the 100 m freestyle event. In the 400 m freestyle competition she was eliminated in the semi-finals. Four years later in Amsterdam she won her second silver medal in the 4×100 m freestyle relay event, was sixth in the 400 m freestyle event and was fourth in her heat in the semi-finals of 100 m freestyle event and did not advance.

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  1. ^ England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: Iris Vera Tanner; Oct-Nov-Dec quarter 1906; District: Eastbourne; Volume: 2b; Page: 74.

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