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Elsa Rendschmidt

Full name: Elsa Helene Rendschmidt (-Sander-)
Gender: Female
Born: January 11, 1886 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: October 9, 1969 in Celle, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner Schlittschuhclub, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Figure Skating

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

In 1908 Elsa Rendschmnidt became the first German woman to win an Olympic medal. Also the runner-up at the 1908 and 1910 World Championships, in 1911 she was the first German figure skating champion for women. Her training partners were [Ulrich Salchow] and [Werner Rittberger], among others. She later coached several figure skaters at St. Moritz and Davos. Rendschmidt was a librarian, by profession. She later married Fritz Sander, who died at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in 1941, murdered by the Nazis. In 2006, a walkway near her homeclub Berliner SC was named for her.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Women's Singles Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MP TO TP O CFP FSP
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Final Standings 2 4×2+ 11.0 1,055.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Final Standings Judge #1 3 201.5 3.0 116.0 85.5
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Final Standings Judge #2 2 211.0 2.0 125.5 85.5
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Final Standings Judge #3 2 211.0 2.0 112.0 99.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Final Standings Judge #4 2 211.5 2.0 121.5 90.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Final Standings Judge #5 2 220.0 2.0 138.5 81.5
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures 2 5×3+ 12.5 613.5
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #1 3 116.0 3.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #2 2T 125.5 2.5
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #3 3 112.0 3.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #4 2 121.5 2.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #5 2 138.5 2.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Free Skating 2 5×2+ 9.5 441.5
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Free Skating Judge #1 2 85.5 2.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Free Skating Judge #2 1T 85.5 1.5
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Free Skating Judge #3 2 99.0 2.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Free Skating Judge #4 2 90.0 2.0
1908 Summer 22 London Figure Skating Germany Free Skating Judge #5 2 81.5 2.0
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