Athletics at the 1930 Women's World Games – javelin throw

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Javelin throw
at the 1930 Women's World Games
VenueLetná Stadium
LocationPrague
Dates
  • September 8 (qualification)
  • September 8 (final)
Winning time42.32 m
Medalists
gold medal    Germany
silver medal    Germany
bronze medal    Japan
← 1926
1934 →

The javelin throw event at the 1930 Women's World Games was held in Prague at the Letná Stadium, with the qualification and final being held on 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 javelin throw event.[1][2]

Nationality Name
 Great Britain Florence Birchenough
 Great Britain Louise Fawcett
 Great Britain Edwin Halstead
 Great Britain Mark Weston
 Italy Jolanda Bacchelli
 Italy Bertolini
 Netherlands Leny Rombout
 Sweden Elsa Haglund
 Sweden Ruth Svedberg
 Sweden Elsa Svensson

Results[change | change source]

Qualification[change | change source]

The qualification took place ion 8 September 1930.

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1 Augustine Hargus  Germany 40.23 m Q
2 Liesel Schumann  Germany 39.58 m Q
3 Kinue Hitomi  Italy 35.96 m Q
4 Ruth Svedberg  Sweden 34.18 m Q
5 Simone Warnier  France 33.21 m Q
6 Leny Rombout  Netherlands 32.78 m Q
7 ?
8 ?
? ?

Final[change | change source]

The final took place on 8 September.

Liesel Schumann won the competition in a new world record. With her performance of 42.3 metres she improved the former world record of Braumuller (40.37). Augustine Hargus who finished second was with 40.99 metres als better than the former world record.[3][4]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1 Liesel Schumann  Poland 42.32 m WR
2 Augustine Hargus  Germany 40.99 m
3 Kinue Hitomi  Italy 37.01 m
4 Simone Warnier  France 34.73 m
5 Ruth Svedberg  Sweden 34.18 m
6 Leny Rombout  Netherlands 32.78 m

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. "Mejuffrouw Schuurmans tweede op de 100 en 200 M." Het volk (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "Mej. Schuurman tweemaal tweede te Praag". Eindhovensch dagblad (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.