Olympic gold medalist settled in Teeswater

When Teeswater became home to “the world’s first great woman swimmer”, you’d think she might
talk about her past life. Yet Jennie (Fletcher) Hyslop shrugged off her accomplishments. Her daughter Betty Smith said, “She was so modest and if her career was discussed, she’d say, oh, that was a long time ago and I did it because I just loved to swim.” (By Robin Hilborn, Bruce County Historical Society)

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Olympic gold medalist settled in Teeswater was last modified: July 3rd, 2024 by Becky Grebenjak