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Märtha Adlerstråhle

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAnna Märtha Vilhelmina•Adlerstråhle (von Oelreich-)
Used nameMärtha•Adlerstråhle
Born16 June 1868 in Torpa, Kungsör (SWE)
Died4 January 1956 in Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsKLTK, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC(s) Sweden

Biography

Born Anna Märtha Vilhelmina von Oelrich, she became Märtha Adlerstråhle after her marriage in December 1889 to Adolf Ejnar Teodor Adlerstråhle. Her only notable international result was her bronze medal in the 1908 Olympic singles. She was a seven-time Swedish International Champion, winning in 1899 and 1901-06, and was Scandinavian Champion in 1906. Adlerstråhle pioneered women’s ice hockey and bandy in Sweden, and was a goaltender for the Crown Princess Hockey Club. She was the treasurer of the Swedish Lawntennisförbundet from 1907-18 and director of the Kungliga Lawn Tennis Klubben (KLTK) from 1899-1950.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1908 Summer Olympics Tennis Singles, Covered Courts, Women Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Sweden    

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