|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Margarete "Marga"•Petersen (Kallensee-)|
|Born||18 September 1919 in Bremen, Bremen (GER)|
|Died||22 September 2002 in Bremen, Bremen (GER)|
|Measurements||165 cm / 52 kg|
|Affiliations||Werder Bremen, Bremen (GER)|
Sprinter Marga Petersen earned a silver medal with the sprint relay at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and reached the semifinals of the 100. She earned 10 West German titles in the post-war years. Petersen was elected 1947 West German Sportswoman of the Year. She was also awarded the Silver Bay Leaf in 1951 and 1952. Her husband Ewald Petersen (1915-98) was a nationally successful sprinter. Marga later was a Board Member of “German Former Olympians” and served with the Federation of Former Track and Field Athletes. She was educated as an office clerk.
Personal Best: 100 – 11.8 (1947).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||Nationality||As|
|1952 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GER||FRG||Marga Petersen|
|100 metres, Women (Olympic)||5 h1 r3/4|
|4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic)||Unified Team of Germany||2||Silver|
|1952 Summer Olympics||27 July 1952||Athletics||4 × 100 metres Relay, Women||Final||45.9 WR||2|