Hjördis Töpel

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Women's swimming
Bronze medal – third place 1924 Paris 4 x 100 m freestyle relay
Women's diving
Bronze medal – third place 1924 Paris 10 metre platform

Hjördis Töpel (January 4, 1904[notes 1] – March 17, 1987[1]) was a Swedish[2] freestyle swimmer and diver. She won a bronze medal in 4 x 100 m freestyle relay at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris along with Aina Berg, Gurli Ewerlund and Wivan Pettersson and in women's 10 metre platform.[1] She also competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.[1] Her sister is fellow olympian, Ingegärd Töpel.[1]



  1. ^ Other sources report her date of birth as January 5, 1904.


  1. ^ a b c d "Hjördis Töpel". Sports Reference/ Olympic Sports. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  2. ^ editors, John Nauright, Charles Parrish, (2012). Sports around the world  : history, culture, and practice. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO. p. 88. ISBN 9781598843002. 

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