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Jeannette Altwegg

(1930-2021), Ice skater; Olympian

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Won bronze in ladies' singles figure skating at the 1948 St. Moritz Winter Olympics and went on to win gold in the same event at the next Winter Olympics in Oslo in 1952. The following year she was awarded the CBE on the recommendation of Sir Winston Churchill, in acknowledgement of her contributions to figure skating.

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Jeannette Altwegg, by Unknown photographer - NPG x312

Jeannette Altwegg

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1953
NPG x312

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