Marjorie Linton

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Marjorie Linton
Personal information
Full name Marjorie Edith Linton
National team  Canada
Born (1917-05-20)May 20, 1917
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died December 6, 1994(1994-12-06) (aged 77)
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke, freestyle

Marjorie Edith Linton (May 20, 1917 – December 6, 1994), later known by her married name Marjorie McCloskey, was a Canadian backstroke and freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. In the 1932 Olympics, she was eliminated in the first round of the 100-metre backstroke as well as of the 100-metre freestyle. At the 1930 British Empire Games in Hamilton, at the age of 13,[1] she was a member of the Canadian relay team which won the silver medal in the 4×100-yard freestyle relay.


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