Ellen Brockhöft

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Ellen Brockhöft
Personal information
Alternative names Rehra
Country represented  Germany
Born (1893-04-29)29 April 1893
Died 19 December 1977(1977-12-19) (aged 82)
Skating club Berliner Schlittschuhclub
Retired 1929

Ellen Brockhöft, née Rehra,[1] (29 April 1893 – 19 December 1977) was a German figure skater. Competing in ladies' singles, she was a two-time World silver medalist[2] and a seven-time German national champion.[3] She represented Germany at the 1928 Winter Olympics and finished ninth.[1] Brockhöft was a member of Berliner Schlittschuhclub.[3] During her skating career she claimed to be younger than her real age, believing this would help her career.[citation needed] She retired from amateur sport in 1929 and became a coach in St. Moritz.[citation needed]


Event 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928
Winter Olympics 9th
World Champ. 2nd 2nd 4th
German Champ. 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ a b c "Ellen Brockhöft". Sports Reference. 
  2. ^ a b "World Figure Skating Championships: Ladies" (PDF). International Skating Union. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Deutsche Eiskunstlauf Meisterschaften bis 1963". sport-record.de. Archived from the original on 8 March 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Der Eissport Nummer 8, 2 January 1930