Magdalena Cecilia Colledge (1920-2008) [PLOT 84]
Magdalena Cecilia Colledge born 28th November 1920 was a British figure skater. She was placed eighth in the 1932 Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid. Aged 11 years and 73 days she competed in the women’s single skating competition and is one of the youngest people to ever compete in the worldwide Olympics Games.
She was the 1936 Olympic silver medallist, the 1937 World Champion, the 1937–1939 European Champion, and a six-time (1935–1939, 1946) British national champion.
Colledge is credited as being the first female skater to perform a double jump, as well as being the inventor of both the camel spin and the layback spin.
Her ashes were buried with her father Lionel and mother, Margaret.