Dorothea Köring

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Dora Köring
Dorothea koering and heinrich schomburgk, 1912 olympics.jpg
Dorothea Köring and Heinrich Schomburgk at the 1912 Summer Olympics
Full name Dorothea Köring
Country Germany
Born (1880-07-11)11 July 1880
Chemnitz, Germany
Died February 13, 1945(1945-02-13) (aged 64)
Dresden, Germany
Olympic Games Silver medal.svg Silver Medal (1912)
Other Mixed Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Gold medal.svg Gold Medal (1912)
Olympic medal record
Women's tennis
Gold 1912 Stockholm Mixed doubles
Silver 1912 Stockholm Singles

Dorothea "Dora" Köring (German pronunciation: [doʁoˈteːa ˈkøːʁɪŋ]; 11 July 1880 – 13 February 1945) was a female tennis player from Germany.

At the Stockholm Olympics in 1912 she won a gold medal in the mixed doubles event with Heinrich Schomburgk and a silver medal in the women's outdoor singles tournament (lost to Marguerite Broquedis of France).[1]

Köring died in her house in Dresden during the bombing of Dresden in World War II.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Dorothea Köring Olympic Results". Retrieved 2013-05-15.