Phyllis Dewar

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Phyllis Dewar
Personal information
Full name Phyllis Delma Dewar
National team  Canada
Born (1916-03-05)March 5, 1916
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died April 8, 1961(1961-04-08) (aged 45)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Phyllis Delma Dewar (March 5, 1916 – April 8, 1961), also known by her married name Phyllis Lowery, was a Canadian competition swimmer and freestyle specialist. At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, she was a member of the Canadian relay team that finished fourth in the women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay. In the 100-metre freestyle, she advanced to the semifinals of the event before being eliminated.

In the 1934 British Empire Games in London, she won gold medals in the 100-yard and 440-yard freestyle events and in two relays. Four years later, at the 1938 Empire Games in Sydney, she won her fifth gold medal in the 4x110-yard freestyle relay,

She was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, and died in Toronto, Ontario.

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