Full name: Margarete "Marga" Petersen (Kallensee-)
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Born: September 18, 1919 in Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Died: September 22, 2002 in Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Affiliations: Werder Bremen, Bremen (GER)
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
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).
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Women's 100 metres||Germany||GER||5 h1 r3/4|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||Germany||GER||2||Silver|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||5||12.1||12.19|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Germany||Quarter-Finals||Heat One||2||QU||12.0||12.30|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Eleven||2||QU||12.0||12.32|
|1952 Summer||32||Helsinki||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||46.3||46.42|