Cecilia Colledge

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Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 12, 2008 (87)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 12, 2008 (87)

About

Figure skater who won a silver medal at the 1936 Olympics, and was the first woman to perform a double jump.

Before Fame

She competed in the 1932 Olympics when she was just 11-years old.

Trivia

She won three consecutive European Championships from 137-1939, and a World Championship in 1937.

Family Life

She had no husband or kids, but she did have a brother, who died in World War II.

Associated With

Her success helped set the stage for future American figure skaters, such as Tara Lipinski.