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Sofie Castenschiold

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameThora Gerda Sofie•Castenschiold (-Carlheim-Gyllensköld)
Used nameSofie•Castenschiold
Born1 February 1882 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
Died30 January 1979 in Helsingborg (SWE)
AffiliationsB.93, København (DEN)
NOC(s) Denmark

Biography

Sofie Castenschiold played mostly for Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, known as KB. Castenschiold won the first Danish women’s singles title in 1906 and won it five times consecutively through 1910. Castenschiold won a silver medal in women’s indoor singles at the 1912 Olympics. She played Wimbledon singles in 1910-11, losing in the quarters in 1910.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis Doubles, Covered Courts, Mixed Olympic Erik Larsen =5 Representing Denmark    
  Singles, Covered Courts, Women Olympic 2 Silver

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