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Margaret Woodbridge

Full name: Margaret Darling Woodbridge (-Presley)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'7" (171 cm)
Born: January 6, 1902 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 23, 1995 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Affiliations: Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

At the 1920 U.S. Final Trials, Margaret Woodbridge of the Detroit AC finished fifth in the 100m freestyle and fourth in the 300m freestyle. At the Olympics she improved in the 300m event to beat Frances Schroth and Eleanor Uhl, who had finished ahead of her at the Trials. Miss Woodbridge’s only AAU title came in the indoor 220y freestyle in 1921.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming Women's 300 metres Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Women's 300 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming United States Final 2 4:42.8
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 4:56.6

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming United States USA Final Standings 1 WR 5:11.6