Olga Oelkers

Olga Oelkers (21 May 1887 – 10 January 1969) was a German foil fencer. She competed at the 1928 and 1936 Olympics and won a bronze medal in 1928, behind her teammate Helene Mayer who won gold. At the European championships Oelkers won a team gold medal in 1936, a silver in 1934, and a bronze in 1935. After retiring from fencing Oelkers became a housewife and raised five children.[1]

Olga Oelkers
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Olga Oelkers at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Born(1887-05-21)21 May 1887
Berlin, Germany
Died10 January 1969(1969-01-10) (aged 81)
Frankfurt, Germany
Sport
SportFencing
Event(s)Foil
ClubFC Offenbach
Coached byArturo Gazzera [de][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Olga Oelkers Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)