Hjördis Töpel

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Hjördis Töpel
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Personal information
Born 4 January 1904
Gothenburg, Sweden
Died 17 March 1987 (aged 83)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Sport Swimming, diving
Club SK Najaden, Göteborg

Hjördis Viktoria Töpel (4 January 1904[1] – 17 March 1987) was a Swedish[2] freestyle swimmer and diver who competed at the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympics. In 1924 besides diving she entered the 200 m breaststroke and 100 m, 400 m and 4×100 m freestyle relay events. She won bronze medals in diving and 4×100 m relay and finished seventh in the breaststroke. In 1928 she only competed in diving, alongside her younger sister Ingegärd.[3][4]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Other sources report her date of birth as 5 January 1904.
  2. ^ John Nauright, Charles Parrish, ed. (2012). Sports around the world: history, culture, and practice. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO. p. 88. ISBN 9781598843002. 
  3. ^ "Hjördis Töpel". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 2012-01-28. 
  4. ^ Hjördis Töpel. Swedish Olympic Committee