Noel Ryan
Ryan in 1927
Personal information
Full nameNoel Philip Ryan
Nickname(s)"Tiger"
National team Australia
Born1912
Manly, New South Wales
Died23 November 1969
Sydney
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
Medal record
Representing  Australia
British Empire Games
Gold medal – first place 1930 Hamilton 400 yd freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1930 Hamilton 1500 yd freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 440 yd freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1934 London 1500 yd freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1938 Sydney 4x220 yd freestyle

Noel Philip Ryan (1912 – 23 November 1969) was an Australian freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and the 1930 and 1934 British Empire Games. In 1932 he finished fourth in the 1500-metre freestyle. In the 400-metre freestyle, he was eliminated in the semi-finals and in the 100-metre freestyle event he was eliminated in the first round.[1] Nicknamed "Tiger", Ryan won Australian swimming championships in most of the years between 1928 and 1941, in all winning 16 Australian and 27 New South Wales titles, plus four gold medals at the Empire Games of 1930 and 1934.

References

  1. ^ Noel Ryan. sports-reference.com