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High diving champion to wed

Here’s a photo from the May 11 1934 edition of the Toronto Daily Star:

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Dorothy Poynton (1915-1995) started her diving career early: she won a silver medal at the 1928 Olympic games when she was 13 years old. She won a gold medal at the 1932 games and a gold and bronze at the 1936 games.

She and Mr. Hill did indeed marry; she was 19 at the time. But their marriage did not last, as she married a man named Teuber in 1942. She was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1968.

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