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Marianne Sjöblom

Full name: Sophie Marianne Sjöblom (-Purin)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 65-68 kg
Born: November 22, 1933 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Died: October 10, 2014 in Malans, Graubünden, Switzerland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Fencing

Related Olympians: Daughter of Nils Sjöblom.


Marianne Sjöblom competed for Helsinfors Fäktare. In addition to her 1952 Olympic performance she was Finnish Champion in 1954, and competed at the 1953 World Championships. Her brother, Nils-Robert Sjöblom, won over 60 Finnish titles with various weapons, and later served as President of the Finnish Fencing Federation. Her father, [Nils Sjöblom], also competed at the 1952 Olympics, as well as in 1948. Marianne Sjöblom later settled in Switzerland.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Fencing Women's Foil, Individual Finland FIN 5T p6 r1/4

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TR
1952 Summer 18 Helsinki Fencing Finland FIN Round One Pool Six 5T 1952-07-26 0 4 16
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