Beverley Whitfield

Beverley Whitfield

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Beverley Joy Whitfield was an Australian breaststroke swimmer of the 1970s, who won a gold medal in the 200 m breaststroke at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. She was coached by Terry Gathercole and Don Talbot. The daughter of a fitter and turner who worked in the Wollongong steelworks for more than 35 years, Whitfield was taught to swim along with her sister and their cousins at the age four by her maternal uncle, who was active in the local Learn to Swim program. Along with her sister and cousins, she was a childhood member of the Shellharbour Swimming Club, and was mainly taken to local swimming competitions by her father and uncle. This became even more pronounced following the death of her mother from cancershow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136722356
  • 9786136722351