Phyllis Harding

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Phyllis Harding
Medal record
Women's swimming
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1924 Paris 100 m backstroke
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1931 Paris 4×100 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1927 Bologna 100 m backstroke
Bronze medal – third place 1931 Paris 100 m backstroke
Competitor for  England
British Empire Games
Gold medal – first place 1930 Hamilton 4×100 yd freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 100 yd backstroke
Silver medal – second place 1934 London 3×110 yd medley
Bronze medal – third place 1930 Hamilton 100 yd backstroke

Phyllis May Harding (15 December 1907 – November 1992) 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 m backstroke event. Four years later in Amsterdam she was third in her first round of 100 m backstroke event and did not advance. In the 1932 Olympics she was fourth in the 100 m backstroke event. In the 1936 Olympics she was seventh in the 100 m 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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