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Mary-Anne Cotterill

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Mary Anne Cotterill (born 16 October 1945) is a retired English butterfly swimmer who won two bronze medals in the 4 × 100 m medley relay at the 1962 and 1966 European Aquatics Championships.[1] She finished fifth in the same event at the 1964 Summer Olympics.[2] She also won two silver medals in the 110 yd butterfly and 4×110 yd medley relay at the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia. In the 110 yd butterfly she was second to the world record holder Mary Stewart of Canada.[3]

Mary-Anne Cotterill
Mary-Anne Cotterill 1966.jpg
Mary-Anne Cotterill in 1966
Personal information
Born (1945-10-16) 16 October 1945 (age 72)
Maidstone, England
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming

Cotterill retired from international swimming in 1966 but continued to captain the University of London swimming team while a medical student at St Mary's Hospital. She qualified as a doctor in 1971 and went on to combine a part-time medical career with a family. She retired from medical practice in 1998 and went on to be a bereavement counsellor and supervisor for Cruse. Two of her daughters are also doctors, whilst her third works in marketing for Nestle.

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