Cecilia Colledge

Cecilia Colledge

Original Name Magdalena Cecilia
Birth
Greater London, England
Death 12 Apr 2008 (aged 87)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cremated, Other
Memorial ID 26050415 · View Source
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Professional Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete. She was the 1937 World Figure Skating Champion and won a silver medal during the 1936 Winter Olympics. Born Magdalena Cecilia Colledge in England, she was the daughter of renowned physician Lionel Colledge. She began skating at the age of seven and first experienced Olympic competition during the 1932 games at the age of eleven. Her other notable career highlights include three-time European Champion (1937 to 1939) and numerous British Championships. After retiring as a performer, Colledge began coaching and was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1980. She died of congestive heart failure.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 15 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26050415
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecilia Colledge (28 Nov 1920–12 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26050415, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Other.