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Margit Bratt

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Margit Bratt
Personal information
Bornc. 1900s
Sweden
Sport
Sportswimming
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Women's swimming
Women's Olympiad
Gold medal – first place 1922 Monte Carlo 4 × 50 metre relay

Margit Bratt (born c. 1900s) was a Swedish swimmer. She was a swimmer in the earliest era of women's competitive swimming during the early 20th-century.

She was selected to represent Sweden at the 1922 Women's Olympiad, the earliest international women’s swimming championships. She won the gold medal in the 4 × 50 metre freestyle relay event together with Hjördis Töpel, Carin Nilsson and Aina Berg. With a time of 2:25 they were faster than the Netherlands (2:29) and the United Kingdom.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Zwemmen. Onze zwemsters in Monte Carlo". De Tijd (in Dutch). 24 April 1922. Retrieved 13 October 2022 – via Delpher.
  2. "Hollandsche zwemsters te Monte Carlo". Algemeen Handelsblad (in Dutch). 26 April 1922. Retrieved 13 October 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. Velez, Anne (2010). "LES FILLES DE L'EAU. UNE HISTOIRE DES FEMMES ET DE LA NATATION EN FRANCE(1905-1939)" (PDF). Université d’Angers (in French). Retrieved 10 November 2022 – via tel.archives-ouvertes.fr.