Margaret Hutton

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Margaret Hutton
Personal information
National team Canada
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
Medal record
Women's swimming
Representing Canada
British Empire Games
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 4×100 yd freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 3×110 yard medley relay

Margaret Hutton was a Canadian swimmer who competed internationally in freestyle events in the 1930s. She was a member of Border City SC.[1]

At the 1934 British Empire Games in London, she won a gold medal with the Canadian team in the 4×100-yard relay competition and another gold medal in the 3×110 yard medley relay.[2]

She won the ASA women’s 440 yard freestyle in 1939.[3]

During the late 1940s and early 1950s she trained Kelowna swimmers in a summer period, while living in California, United States.[4]

In 1999 she was induced in the Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame Inductees, as a swimming pioneer.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Western came close monday night to defeating swimming Ace Florence Humble in the 220-Yard style race". Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives. 30 August 1938. p. 12.
  2. "Irene Pirie-Milton (full name: Irene Catherine Pirie-Milton)". Archived from the original on January 19, 2011.
  3. Ladies 440 yard freestyle, history.swimming.org
  4. "Kelowna swimmers didn't need indoor pool". The Daily Courier. 1 September 2020.
  5. "Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame Inductees" (PDF). Swim Ontario.