De Lacy in 1934
|Full name||Evelyn Rose de Lacy|
21 November 1917|
Maylands, Western Australia
|Club||Bronte Amateur Swimming Club|
Evelyn Rose de Lacy (21 November 1917 - 27 June 2004), also known by her married name Evelyn Whillier, was an Australian freestyle swimmer. As a 16-year-old on 18 December 1933 she set a Western Australian state record in the 100-yard freestyle race at Crawley Baths. She later competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics and was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 100-metre freestyle event. In the 400-metre freestyle, she was eliminated in the first round. At the 1938 Empire Games she won the gold medal in the 110-yard freestyle contest. She was also a member of the Australian relay teams that won the silver medal in the 4×110-yard freestyle event and the bronze medal in the 3×110-yard medley competition.
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