Phyllis Harding

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Phyllis Harding
Personal information
Full name Phyllis May Harding
National team  Great Britain
Born (1901-12-15)15 December 1901
Wandsworth, London, England
Died 16 November 1992(1992-11-16) (aged 90)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke, freestyle

Phyllis May Harding (15 December 1907 – 16 November 1992), later known by her married name Phyllis Turner, was an English backstroke and freestyle swimmer who competed for Great Britain in the 1924 Summer Olympics, 1928 Summer Olympics, 1932 Summer Olympics and 1936 Summer Olympics.

In the 1924 Olympics she won a silver medal in the 100-metre backstroke event. Four years later in Amsterdam she was third in her first round of 100-metre backstroke event and did not advance. In the 1932 Olympics she was fourth in the 100-metre backstroke event. In the 1936 Olympics she was seventh in the 100-metre backstroke event.

Harding was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as a "Pioneer Swimmer" in 1995.[1]

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  1. ^ International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honourees, Phyllis Harding (GBR). Retrieved 18 March 2015.

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