Sofie Castenschiold

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Sofie Castenschiold
Full name Thora Gerda Sofie Castenschiold
Country (sports) Denmark Denmark
Born (1882-02-01)1 February 1882
Copenhagen, Denmark
Died 30 January 1979(1979-01-30) (aged 96)
Helsingborg, Sweden

Thora Gerda Sofie Castenschiold (1 February 1882 – 30 January 1979) was a Danish tennis player at the beginning of the 20th century.


Castenschiold, a member of Copenhagen's KB, won the title at the first Danish women's tennis championships in 1906. She could defend it four times in a row until 1910.[1]

She took part in the 1912 Summer Olympics at Stockholm and won the silver medal in the indoor singles competition.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Tennishistorie - DM-vindere". (in Danish). Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sofie Castenschiold Olympic Results". Retrieved 2013-05-15.