Athletics at the 1930 Women's World Games – 800 metres

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800 metres
at the 1930 Women's World Games
VenueLetná Stadium
LocationPrague
Dates
  • September 6 (semifinals)
  • September 8 (final)
Winning time2:21.9
Medalists
gold medal    Great Britain
silver medal    Germany
bronze medal    Sweden
← 1926
1934 →

The 800 metres at the 1930 Women's World Games was held in Prague, from 6-8 September 1930.

Entrants[change | change source]

In August 1930 entrants were published of the athletes of 5 nations: the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and Great Britain. Listed below are the athletes from these nations who were entered for the 800 metres events.[1][2]

Nationality Name
 Great Britain Ruth Christmas
 Great Britain Gladys Lunn
 Great Britain Stone
 Great Britain Stylls
 Italy Leandrina Bulzacchi
 Sweden Inga Gentzel
 Sweden Brita Lovén
 Sweden Elsa Svensson

Results[change | change source]

Semi-finals[change | change source]

6 September

Semi-final 1[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Brita Lovén  Sweden 2:27.2 Q
2 Ruth Christmas  Great Britain 2:27.2 Q
3 Gertruda Kilosówna  Poland Q
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Semi-final 2[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Gladys Lunn  Great Britain 2:27.1 Q
2 Marie Dollinger  Germany Q
3 Sébastienne Guyot  France ?
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Sources:[3][4][5]

Final[change | change source]

8 September

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Gladys Lunn  Great Britain 2:21.9
2 Marie Dollinger  Germany 2:22.0
3 Brita Lovén  Sweden 2:24.8
4 Gertruda Kilosówna  Poland
5 Ruth Christmas  Great Britain
6 Marguerite Battu  France

Sources:[6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nederlandsche Atleten naar Praag en Brussel". Arnhemsche courant (in Dutch). 27 August 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  2. "Derde werdeldspelen". De avondpost (in Dutch). 15 August 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. "De derde wereldspelen te Praag". Het Vaderland (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "De derde vrouwenwereldspelen te Praag". De Amstelbode (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  5. "De derde vrouwenwereldspelen te Praag". De Amstelbode (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 29 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  6. "Mej. Schuurman tweemaal tweede te Praag". Eindhovensch dagblad (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  7. "De derde wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Het Vaderland (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.