Valerie Davies

Elizabeth Valerie Davies (29 June 1912 – August 2001), later known by her married name Valerie Latham, was a Welsh competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1932 Summer Olympics.

Valerie Davies
Personal information
Full nameElizabeth Valerie Davies
National team Great Britain
Born(1912-06-29)29 June 1912
Cardiff, Wales
DiedAugust 2001
Newport, Wales
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle, backstroke
ClubRoath Park SC

She was born in Cardiff and died in Newport.

In the 1932 Olympics she won bronze medals in the 100 m backstroke event and in 4×100 m freestyle relay event and was third in her first round heat of 100 m freestyle event and did not advance.

She also competed for Wales at the 1930 British Empire Games winning all three medals. She was awarded two silver medals in the 100 yards backstroke and the 400 yards freestyle and a bronze medal in the 100 yards freestyle.

Four years later she won the bronze medal in the 100 yards backstroke event.

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