Margaret Stocks

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Margaret Stocks
Personal information
Country  England
Born 1895
Died 1985

Margaret Stocks née McKane was a former English badminton & tennis player. Born in London in 1895 she married Andrew Denys Stocks in 1921, she came to prominence the same year when winning the All England women's doubles title with her younger sister Kathleen McKane. The following year the sisters reached the 1922 Wimbledon Championships women's doubles final losing out to Suzanne Lenglen and Elizabeth Ryan. .[1] The sisters won a further All England badminton doubles title in 1924 before Stocks became the singles champion in 1925.

Medal Record at the All England Badminton Championships[edit]

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Medal Year Event
Gold medal – first place 1921 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1924 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1925 Women's singles

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davis, Pat (1983). Guinness Book of Badminton. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-271-X. 
  2. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.