Inge Sørensen

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Inge Sørensen 1936.jpg
Inge Sørensen in 1936
Personal information
Born 18 July 1924
Skovshoved, Gentofte, Denmark
Died 9 March 2011 (aged 86)
Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club DKG, København

Inge Sørensen (18 July 1924 – 9 March 2011) was a swimmer from Denmark, and the youngest known female Olympic Games medalist in an individual event. She won the bronze medal in the 200 m breaststroke at the 1936 Summer Olympics at the age of 12 years and 24 days.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Inge Sørensen. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ "Lille henrivende Inge er død" (in Danish). Ekstra Bladet. 10 March 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Nekrolog: Lille Henrivende Inge var en legende" (in Danish). Politiken. 11 March 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2011.