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Full name  Helen Gradwell Varcoe
Role  Swimmer
Name  Helen Varcoe

Sport  Swimming
National team  Great Britain
Strokes  Freestyle swimming
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Born  18 February 1907 (1907-02-18) Truro, England
Died  May 1995, Croydon, United Kingdom

Helen Gradwell Varcoe (18 February 1907 – May 1995), later known by her married name Helen Nicholls, was an English competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Varcoe won a bronze medal swimming the anchor leg for the British women's team in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay, together with her teammates Joyce Cooper, Valerie Davies and Edna Hughes. The British women finished third with a time of 4:52.4, behind the Americans (4:38.0) and Dutch (4:47.5), and ahead of the Canadians (5:05.7).

Varcoe was born in Croydon, London, and died in Truro, Cornwall.

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