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Violet Walrond at the 1920 Olympics


Swimmers pose for a photo before the 1920 Antwerp Olympics 100-m final. They are, from left: Ethelda Bleibtrey (gold medallist, USA), New Zealand's first female Olympian, Violet Walrond (fifth-placed), Jane Gylling (sixth-placed, Sweden), Frances Schroth (bronze medallist, USA), Irene Guest (silver medallist, USA), and Constance Jeans (fourth-placed, England). 


Image: Walrond family collection

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