Magda Julin

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Olympic medal record
Ladies' figure skating
Gold 1920 Antwerp Singles
Magda Julin
Personal information
Alternative names Magda Mauroy
Country represented Sweden
Born (1894-07-24)24 July 1894
Died 21 December 1990(1990-12-21) (aged 96)
Stockholm, Sweden

Magda Julin, born Mauroy, (24 July 1894 — 21 December 1990) was a Swedish figure skater who competed in ladies' singles. She is the 1920 Olympic champion, a two-time Nordic champion, and a three-time Swedish national champion.

Life and career[edit]

Julin was a daughter of the French music producer Edouard Mauroy. The family moved to Sweden when she was 7 years old.

Julin placed sixth in her only appearance at the World Championships. She was three months pregnant when she competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics.

Julin had two sons and spent her last years of life in an old age pensionare home in Stockholm. At the age of 90, she continued to skate at the public open air ice rink in Kungsträdgården in central Stockholm. She was invited to participate in an inauguration of an ice rink in Östersund in autumn 1990.


Event 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Olympics 1st
World Champ. 6th
Nordic Champ. 1st 1st
Nordic Games 1st
Swedish Champ. 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 1st

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