Gladys was selected for the New Zealand British Empire Games team of 1930 held in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Of the 22-strong New Zealand team, Gladys was the only female member. If she had been a champion in any other sporting field, she would not have made it to the team. Women’s participation in the 1930 Empire Games was limited solely to aquatics and as such, Gladys had her mother chaperone her to the Games.

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Gladys Eileen's Games History