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Robyn Thorn

Robyn Thorn (Nock, Risson) (swimming) made her debut at the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth where she won a silver medal in the 110 yards freestyle and gold in the 4×110 yards freestyle relay in a team featuring Dawn Fraser which broke the world record. Returning for the 1966 Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Thorn won silver in the 440 yards freestyle. Thorn also won a silver medal in the 4x100m relay at the Tokyo Olympics in 1964. In 1970 in Edinburgh, racing as Robyn Risson, she competed in her third Commonwealth Games, winning bronze medals in the 400m and 800m freestyle events.

Sport / Discipline

Swimming

Birth Place

Kingaroy

Birth state

QLD

Date of Birth

26/11/1945

Age

74

Perth, 1962

Kingston, 1966

Edinburgh, 1970

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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