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 (sports) Germany
Born (1880-07-11)11 July 1880
Chemnitz, Germany
Died February 13, 1945(1945-02-13) (aged 64)
Dresden, Germany
Singles
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 medal – first place 1912 Stockholm Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 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]

References[edit]

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