Cathie Gibson Scotlands Backstroke Prodigy
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Slim 15 year old Cathie Gibson of Motherwell. Unlucky in the Championships only losing by inches in her first tilt at a British title. She was third in the closest finish of the meeting. Gibson was born in 1931 and was inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. She won bronze in the 400m Freestyle at the 1948 Olympics. Jack Smith.