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Märtha Adlerstråhle

Full name: Anna Märtha Vilhelmina Adlerstråhle (von Oelreich-)
Gender: Female
Born: June 16, 1868 in Torpa, Kungsör, Västmanland, Sweden
Died: January 4, 1956 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: KLTK, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tennis

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Born Anna Märtha Vilhelmina von Oelrich, she became Märtha Adlerstråhle after her marriage in December 1889 to Adolf Ejnar Teodor Adlerstråhle. Her only notable international result was her bronze medal in the 1908 Olympic singles. She was a seven-time Swedish International Champion, winning in 1899 and 1901-06, and was Scandinavian Champion in 1906. Adlerstråhle pioneered women’s ice hockey and bandy in Sweden, and was a goaltender for the Crown Princess Hockey Club. She was the treasurer of the Swedish Lawntennisförbundet from 1907-18 and director of the Kungliga Lawn Tennis Klubben (KLTK) from 1899-1950.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 39 London Tennis Women's Singles, Covered Courts Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Women's Singles, Covered Courts

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer 39 London Tennis Sweden SWE Final Round Match 3/4 1 1908-05-11 AdlerstrÃ¥hle (SWE) 2, Wallenberg (SWE) 1 2
1908 Summer 39 London Tennis Sweden SWE Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1908-05-09 Greene (GBR) 2, AdlerstrÃ¥hle (SWE) 0 0
1908 Summer 39 London Tennis Sweden SWE Round One Match #1 AC AdlerstrÃ¥hle (SWE) walkover
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