Marjorie McQuade

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Marjorie McQuade
Personal information
Full nameMarjorie Anne McQuade
National team Australia
Born (1934-07-16) 16 July 1934 (age 84)
ClubMelbourne Swimming Club

Marjorie Anne McQuade (born 16 July 1934), later known by her married name Marjorie Bennett, is a former competition swimmer who represented Australia at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London and the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.[1]

At the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland, New Zealand, McQuade was one of the standout performers for Australia, winning three gold medals. Individually, she won the women's 110-yard freestyle, and was a member of the winning Australian women's teams in the 4×110-yard freestyle relay and the 3×110-yard medley relay.

McQuade attended St Michael's School in St Kilda, Victoria. McQuade is a St Michael's "notable alumni" and an "Old Michaelian".[citation needed]


  1. ^, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Marjorie McQuade. Retrieved 24 October 2014.