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Olympic Medal Winners

Austria

   

Adler, Margarete

Swimming

1912 Bronze 4x100 meter freestyle relay

Burger, Fritzi

Figure Skating

1928 Silver; 1932 Silver

Milch, Klara

Swimming

1912 Bronze 4x100 meter freestyle relay

Preis, Ellen (b. 1912)

Fencing

1932 Gold; 1936 Bronze; 1948 Bronze

Sticker, Josephine

Swimming

1912 Bronze 4x100 meter freestyle relay

Belarus

   

Raskina, Yulia (b. 1982)

Rhythmic gymnastics

2000 Silver individual all-around

Bohemia

   

Rosenbaumova, Helga Hedwig

Tennis

1900 Bronze singles and Bronze mixed doubles

Brazil

   

Behar, Adriana Brandao (b. 1969)

Beach volleyball

2000 Silver; 2004 Silver double's event

Canada

   

Rosenfeld, Fanny "Bobbie" (1903-1969)

Track and field

1928 Gold 4x100-meter team relay and Silver 100-meter sprint

Denmark

   

Lachmann, Keren (1916-1962)

Fencing

1948 Silver foil; 1952 Bronze foil

Osiier, Ellen

Fencing

1924 Gold foil

Wulf Carstensen, Fritze

Swimming

1948 Silver 4x100-m relay

France

   

Fox-Jerusalmi, Miryam (b. 1961)

Canoeing

1996 Bronze K1 slalom

Hungary

   

Kertesz, Alice (b. 1935)

Gymnastics

1956 Gold team portable apparatus, Silver team all-around

Pfeffer, Anna

Kayak

1968 Silver K2 500-meter; 1972 Bronze K1 500-meter; 1976

Silver K2 500-meter

Rotter, Emilie (1906-?)

Figure Skating

1932 Bronze pairs event; 1936 Bronze pairs event

Scharerer-Elek, Ilona (1907-1988)

Fencing

1936 Gold individual foil; 1948 Gold individual foil; 1952 Silver

individual foil

Szekely, Eva (b. 1927)

Swimming

1952 Gold 200-meter breaststroke; 1956 Silver 200-meter breaststroke

Temes, Judit (b. 1930)

Swimming

1952 Gold 4x100-meter freestyle team relay and Bronze 100-meter freestyle

Ujlaky-Rejto, Ildiko (b. 1937)

Fencing

1960 Silver team foil; 1964 Gold team foil and Gold individual foil; 1968 Silver team foil and Bronze individual foil; 1972 Silver team foil; 1976 Bronze team foil

Israel

   

Arad, Yael (b. 1967)

Judo

1992 Silver half-middleweight class

Netherlands

   

Benninga, Carina (b. 1962)

Field hockey

1984 Gold; 1988 Bronze

Blits-Agsteribbe, Stella (1909-1943)

Gymnastics

1928 Gold team event

de Levie, Elka (1905-1979)

Gymnastics

1928 Gold team event

Dresden-Polak, Anna (1906-1943)

Gymnastics

1928 Gold team event

Kloot-Nordheim, Lea (1903-1943)

Gymnastics

1928 Gold team event

Nordheim, Helena

Gymnastics

1928 Gold team event

Polak, Annie

Gymnastics

1928 Gold team event

Themans-Simons, Judikje (1904-1943)

Gymnastics

1928 Gold team event

Poland

   

Szewinska, Irena Kirszenstein (b. 1946)

Track and field

1964 Gold4x100-meter relay team, Silver 200-meter and Silver long jump; 1968 Gold 200-meter and Bronze 100-meter; 1972 Bronze 200-meter; 1976 Gold 400-meter

Wajsowna, Jadwiga (Panna Weiss) (1912-1990)

Track and field

1932 Bronze discus throw; 1936 Silver discus throw

Russia

   

Batrichina, Yanina (b. 1979)

Rhythmic gymnastics

1996 Silver individual all-around

Mazina, Marina (b. 1964)

Fencing

1996 Bronze team event; 2000 Gold team epee

Soviet Union

   

Abramova, Nelly

Indoor volleyball

1964 Silver

Bergen, Larysa

Indoor volleyball

1976 Silver

Gorokhovskaya, Maria (b. 1921)

Gymnastics

1952 Gold individual all-around, Gold team all-around, Silver vault, Silver parallel bars, Silver balance beam, Silver floor exercise and Silver team hand apparatus

Krachevskaya, Svetlana (b. 1944)

Track and field

1980 Silver shot put

Krepkina, Vera (b. 1933)

Track and field

1960 Gold long jump

Kushnir, Natalia

Indoor volleyball

1976 Silver

Melnick, Fania (b. 1945)

Track and field

1972 Gold discus throw

Press, Irina Natanova (b. 1939)

Track and field

1960 80-meter hurdles; 1964 Gold pentathalon

Press, Tamara Natanova (b. 1937)

Track and field

1960 Gold shot put and Silver discus throw; 1964 Gold shot put and Gold discus throw

Rodnin, Irena Kirszenstein (b. 1939)

Ice Skating

1972 Gold pairs; 1976 Gold pairs; 1980 Gold pairs

Shoshnova, Yelena (b. 1969)

Gymnastics

1988 Gold individual all-around, Gold team combined excercises, Silver balance beam and Bronze uneven bars

Vinogradova, Valentina

Indoor volleyball

1964 Silver; 1968 Gold

Unified Team

   

Lysenko, Tatiana Felixovna (b. 1975)

Gymnastics

1992 Gold balance beam, Gold team competition and Bronze vault

United States

   

Cohen, Tifanny Lisa (b. 1966)

Swimming

1984 Gold 400-meter freestyle and Gold 800-meter freestyle

Copeland, Lillian (1904-1964)

Track and field

1928 Silver discus throw; 1932 Gold discus throw

DeCosta, Sara (b. 1977)

Ice hockey

1998 Gold; 2002 Gold

Heldman, Julie (b. 1945)

Tennis

1968 Gold mixed doubles, Silver women's doubles and Bronze women's singles

Hughes, Sarah (b. 1985)

Figure Skating

2002 Gold

Jacobson, Sada (b. 1983)

Fencing

2004 Bronze

Joseph, Vivian

Figure Skating

1964 Bronze pairs

Josephson, Karen

Swimming

1992 Gold synchronized pairs

Josephson, Sarah

Swimming

1992 Gold synchronized pairs

Kastor (Drossin), Deena (b. 1973)

Marathon

2004 Bronze

Lieberman-Cline, Nancy (b. 1958)

Basketball

1976 Silver

Master, Edith

Equestrian

1976 Bronze team dressage

Meyer, Deborah

Swimming

1968 Gold 800-meter freestyle, Gold 400-meter Freestyle, Gold 200-meter freestyle

Ramenofsky, Marilyn (b. 1946)

Swimming

1964 Silver 400-meter freestyle

Rothhammer, Keena (b. 1957)

Swimming

1972 Gold 800-meter freestyle and Bronze 200-meter freestyle

Strug, Kerri (b. 1977)

Gymnastics

1992 Bronze team combined exercises; 1996 Gold team combined exercises and Olympic Spirit Award

Torres, Dara (b. 1967)

Swimming

1984 Gold 4x100-meter freestyle team relay; 1988 Silver 400-meter team relay and Bronze 400-meter medley team relay; 1992 Gold 400-meter medley team relay; 2000 Gold 4x100-meter freestyle team relay, Gold 4x100-meter medley team relay, Bronze 50-meter freestyle, Bronze 100-meter freestyle and Bronze 100-meter butterfly

Weinberg, Wendy

Swimming

1976 Bronze 800-meter freestyle

Whalen, Sara Eve (b. 1976)

Soccer

2000 Silver

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. "Olympic Medal Winners." Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. 20 March 2009. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on July 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/olympic-medal-winners>.

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