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Margareta Cederschiöld

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMargareta Cordelia•Cederschiöld
Used nameMargareta•Cederschiöld
Born31 December 1879 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died29 July 1962 in Stockholm (SWE)
AffiliationsKLTK, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Margareta Cederschiöld played both indoors and outdoors at the 1912 Olympics. She lost in the quarter-finals of the outdoor singles, and she and Carl Kempe finished fourth in the indoor mixed doubles. Cederschiöld’s older brother, Hugo Cederschiöld, competed in pistol shooting at the 1912 Olympics. Margareta played out of the KLTK (Kungliga Lawn Tennis Klubben).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis SWE Margareta Cederschiöld
Singles, Women (Olympic) =5
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Carl Kempe DNS
Doubles, Covered Courts, Mixed (Olympic) Carl Kempe 4
Singles, Covered Courts, Women (Olympic) 8

Olympic family relations