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Birte Christoffersen

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Sport  Diving
Weight  56 kg
Height  1.62 m

Role  Olympic athlete
Name  Birte Christoffersen
Club  Copenhagen, Malmo SS
Birte Christoffersen
Born  28 March 1924 (age 96) (1924-03-28) Copenhagen, Denmark
Olympic medals  Diving at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Women's 10 metre platform

Birte Christoffersen (later Hanson, later Ekberg; born 28 March 1924), is a retired diver. She competed in the 3 m springboard and 10 m platform for Denmark at the 1948 Summer Olympics and for Sweden at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics. She won a bronze medal in the platform in 1948 and finished in 8–12th place on other occasions.

At the European championships Christoffersen won bronze medals in both the platform and springboard in 1950, competing for Denmark. In 1953 she moved to Sweden, and next year won silver medals in both events. She earned one more bronze medal in 1958, in the platform.

References

Birte Christoffersen Wikipedia


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