Athletics at the 1930 Women's World Games – 80 metres hurdles

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80 metres hurdles
at the 1930 Women's World Games
VenueLetná Stadium
LocationPrague
Dates
  • September 7 (semi-finals)
  • September 8 (final)
Winning time12.4
Medalists
gold medal    Sweden
silver medal    Germany
bronze medal    Germany
1934 →

The 80 metres hurdles at the 1930 Women's World Games was held in Prague at the Letná Stadium, 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 80 metres hurdles event.[1][2]

Nationality Name
 Great Britain Hilda Hatt
 Great Britain Kathleen Tiffen
 Great Britain Violet Webb
 Italy Lidia Bongiovanni
 Italy Tina Steiner
 Italy Ondina Valla
 Sweden Maud Sundberg
 Sweden Ruth Svedberg

Note that there are some discrepancies with those names and the names listed in newspapers during the competition. Gold medal winner Maj Jakobsson and British Cornell are not on the published enterants overview.[3]

Results[change | change source]

Heats[change | change source]

The heats took place on 6 September 1930.[4]

Heat 1[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Maj Jakobsson  Sweden 12.3 Q
2 Ursula Birkholz  Germany 12.4 Q
3 Maryla Freiwald  Poland Q
?

Heat 2[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Michi Nakanishi  Japan 12.1 Q
2 Ondina Valla  Italy 13.4 Q
3 Jacqueline Laudré  France 13.4 Q
?

Heat 3[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Gerda Pirch  Germany 12.4 Q
2 Muriel Cornell  Great Britain 13 Q
3 Singer  Austria 13.2 Q
?

Heat 4[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Jacqueline Combernoux  France 13.2 Q
2 Anna Kael  Hungary 13.6 Q
3 Mathilde Puchberger  Austria 13.7 Q
?

Semi-finals[change | change source]

The semi-finals took place on Sunday 7 September, with bad weather conditions.[5] The top two athletes of each semi-final qualified for the final.

Semi-final 1[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Maj Jakobsson  Sweden 13 Q
2 Muriel Cornell  Great Britain 13.4 Q
?

Semi-final 2[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Ursula Birkholz  Germany 13.2 Q
2 Michi Nakanishi  Japan 14.6 Q
?

Semi-final 3[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Gerda Pirch  Germany 14 Q
2 Maryla Freiwald  Poland 14.2 Q
?

Final[change | change source]

8 September

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Maj Jakobsson  Sweden 12.4
2 Gerda Pirch  Germany 12.7
3 Ursula Birkholz  Germany 12.7
4 Maryla Freiwald  Poland 12.8
5 Michi Nakanishi  Japan
6 Muriel Cornell  Great Britain

Sources:[6][3]

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. 3.0 3.1 "De derde wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Het Vaderland (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "De derde vrouwenwereldspelen te Praag". De Amstelbode (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 29 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  5. "De derde vrouwenwereldspelen". Het Vaderland (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.