Hughes, Jane

HUGHES, Jane, swimmer (b 30 June 1948, Vancouver). One of many successful swimmers coached by Howard Firby at VANCOUVER's Dolphin Swim Club, she set herself apart in 1964 by setting a world record in the 880-yard freestyle. Hughes was a member of the Canadian national team 1964–67, finishing 5th in the 400-m freestyle at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and winning a bronze medal in the 440-yard individual medley and gold in the 440-yard medley relay at the 1966 British Empire Games. The gold-medal...

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