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Gehrig, Adeline

Adeline Gehrig won 4 consecutive foil titles

 

Adeline Gehrig is the only woman in US foil history to win 4 consecutive titles. She then retired. Adeline Gehrig represented the New York Turn Verein.
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Adeline Gehrig, 1924 Olympic Team
Photo from collection of Michael Bowlby

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Alice Glienke (R) and Adeline [Adelaide?] Gehrig (L), both US female fencing champions in the 1920s. Gehrig competed in the first Olympics open to women in 1924. (From the Maine Historical Society)