Ethel Muckelt

Ethel Muckelt (* May 30, 1885 in Moss Side, Manchester, † December 13, 1953 in Altrincham, Greater Manchester ) was a British figure skater who started in a single run and pair skating.

Muckelt came from a family that produced in Manchester dyes for the textile industry. She trained on the ice rink of Manchester, at that time the only one in the UK outside London.

In a single run Muckelt participated in two World Cups. In 1923 and 1925 she Fourth Fifth. In their single Olympic Games in a single run, she won the bronze medal in 1924 in Chamonix behind Herma Szabo and Beatrix Loughran and very shortly before Theresa Weld. It helped her, especially her performance in the duty. With 38 years Muckelt was one of the oldest Olympic medalists.

In pair skating Muckelt took along with Sydney Wallwork part in the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, they were fifth. In 1924 she appeared on the British record holder in the individual race, John Page. They were at home in Manchester in 1924 Vice World Champion behind Helene Engelmann and Alfred Berger. It remained their only World Championship medal. In 1926 she was sixth in 1928 Fourth. They participated in two Olympic Games. 1924 in Chamonix, they finished fourth and 1928 in St. Moritz seventh.


Single run

Pair of running

( with Sidney Wallwork )

( with John Page )