EDNA HUGHES

~ AN HISTORIC STAFFORDSHIRE SWIMMER ~

Edna was a Professional Swimming Teacher with Walsall Borough Council. What a wonderful legacy, thousands of children can boast “I was taught to swim by Edna Hughes”.  

Edna’s married name was Redwood and she had a daughter Sydney Redwood, who was a British International Swimmer and a member of Walsall Swimming Club. Sadly, Sydney died in 2002.

OLYMPIC GAMES   
LOS ANGELES  -  1932  -  BRONZE MEDAL IN 4 x 100 freestyle – 4.52.4

BERLIN                -  1936

EMPIRE GAMES
LONDON     -     1934  - BRONZE MEDAL IN 4 x 100 freestyle – 4.34.4

SYDNEY      -     1938  - BRONZE MEDAL IN 4 x 100 freestyle – 4.50.1

NATIONAL
 
1935  -   100 yds. Freestyle  -  66.0  

DISTRICT
  
1933-4  -  440 yds Freestyle    1932-6  - 100 yds Freestyle  

COUNTY
1932-6  -  100yds Freestyle  - Record time of 63.2  

See also Walsall Swimming Club information on Edna Hughes - CLICK HERE