Ellen Brockhöft

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameElla Gertrud Auguste "Ellen"•Brockhöft (Rehra-, -Henseler)
Used nameEllen•Brockhöft
Born29 April 1893 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Died19 December 1977 in Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
AffiliationsBerliner Schlittschuhclub, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany


1928 Olympian Ellen Brockhöft was the dominating German figure skater in the 1920s winning seven German Championships (1921 and 1923-28) and placing second in 1920 and 1922, making her nationally the most successful female skater in Germany (as of 2016). A two-time World Championships singles silver medalist (1924 and 1925), she also placed fourth in 1927. After retiring from active sport in 1929, Brockhöft worked as a skating coach in St. Moritz.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) GER Ellen Brockhöft
Singles, Women (Olympic) 9

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