Magda Julin

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Magda Julin
Magda Julin Antwerpen 1920.jpg
Julin at the 1920 Olympics
Personal information
Alternative names Magda Mauroy
Country represented Sweden
Born (1894-07-24)24 July 1894
France
Died 21 December 1990(1990-12-21) (aged 96)
Stockholm, Sweden
Former skating club SASK, Stockholm

Magda Julin (née Mauroy, 24 July 1894 – 21 December 1990) was a Swedish figure skater who competed in ladies' singles. She was the 1920 Olympic champion, a two-time Nordic champion, and a three-time Swedish national champion. She was four months pregnant at the 1920 Olympics.[1][2]

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. She worked as a waitress and later ran a café and then a restaurant until 1971. She was married to the sea captain F. E. Julin, who was 15 years older. She had two sons and spent her last years in a nursing 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 participated in the inauguration of an ice rink in Östersund in autumn 1990.[1][2]

Results[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Magda Julin. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Magda Julin. Swedish Olympic Committee

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