Louise Weigel

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameLouise E.•Weigel (-Atwill)
Used nameLouise•Weigel
Born26 August 1912 in Buffalo, New York (USA)
DiedDecember 1982 in Buffalo, New York (USA)
AffiliationsBuffalo Skating Club, Buffalo (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Louise Weigel skated singles at both the 1932 and 1936 Winter Olympics. She was runner-up in singles at the US Championships twice, in 1934 and 1936, and finished third at the 1932, 1933, and 1935 Championships. Weigel’s sister, Estelle, also competed in figure skating singles at the 1936 Winter Olympics. Louise later married Edward Atwill, Vice-President of the Iroquois Brewing Company in Buffalo.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) USA Louise Weigel
Singles, Women (Olympic) 14
1936 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) USA Louise Weigel
Singles, Women (Olympic) 21

Olympic family relations