Athletics at the 1934 Women's World Games – 100 metres

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100 metres
at the 1934 Women's World Games
VenueWhite City Stadium
LocationLondon
Dates
  • 9 September (heats)
  • 10 September (semi-finals)
  • 11 August (final)
Winning time11.9"
Medalists
gold medal    Germany
silver medal    Poland
bronze medal    Great Britain
← 1930

The 100 metres at the 1934 Women's World Games was held at the White City Stadium in London, from 9 to 11 August 1934.

In the final, the German Käthe Krauß won the event in 11.9 seconds ahead of Polish Stella Walasiewicz and British Eileen Hiscock.

Entrants[change | change source]

On 9 August an incomple list was published of participating athletes. This list consisted of athletes from seven nations: Austria, Czechslovakia, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland. Listed below are the athletes from these nations who were entered for the 100 metres event.[1] A day later it was later also mentioned a team of 4 American sprinter was in London for the 100 metres event and 4x 100 metres event.[2]

Nationality Name
 Austria Veronika Kohlbach
 Austria Johanna Vancura
 Czechoslovakia Zdeňka Koubková
 Germany Marie Dollinger
 Germany Ilse Dörffeldt
 Great Britain Eileen Hiscock
 Great Britain Elsie Maguire
 Italy Fernanda Bullano
 Netherlands Bep Martin
 Netherlands Tollien Schuurman*
 Poland Stella Walasiewicz
 United States Radman
 United States Webb
 United States Whorley
 United States William

Note that there are some discrepancies with those names and the names listed in newspapers during the competition.[3]

* The Dutch Tollien Schuurman injured herself after winning her semi-final 60 metres event. She was replaced and the Dutch Cor Aalten and Beb Martin competed in the 100 metres event.[4]

Results[change | change source]

Heats[change | change source]

The heats took place on 9 August. The Dutch Cor Aalten was eliminated in the heats.[5]

Heat 1[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Doris Morgan  South Africa 12.8" Q
2 Doppler  Austria Q
3
4
5
6

Heat 2[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Audrey Dearnley  Canada 12.7" Q
2 Barbara Burke  South Africa Q
3
4
5
6

Heat 3[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Marie Dollinger  Germany 12.2" Q
2 Elsie Maguire  Great Britain Q
3
4
5
6

Heat 4[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Käthe Krauß  Germany 12.2" Q
2 Johanna Vancura  Austria Q
3
4
5
6

Heat 5[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Eileen Hiscock  Great Britain 12.2" Q
2 Anna Krausová  Czechoslovakia Q
3
4
5
6

Heat 6[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Stella Walasiewicz  Poland 12.2" Q
2 Beb Martin  Netherlands Q
3
4
5
6

Sources:[6][5]

Semi-finals[change | change source]

The heats took place on 11 August.

The Dutch Beb Martin finished 5th in her semi-final with a time of 12.6 seconds.[7]

Semi-final 1[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Stella Walasiewicz  Poland 12.2" Q
2 Marie Dollinger  Germany Q
3 Barbara Burke  South Africa Q
4
5
6

Semi-final 2[change | change source]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Käthe Krauß  Germany 12" Q
2 Eileen Hiscock  Great Britain Q
3 Audrey Dearnley  Canada Q
4
5
6

Source:[7]

Final[change | change source]

The final took place on 12 August 1934.

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Käthe Krauß  Germany 11.9"
2 Stella Walasiewicz  Poland
3 Eileen Hiscock  Great Britain
4 Marie Dollinger  Germany
5 Audrey Dearnley  Canada
6 Barbara Burke  South Africa

Sources:[3][8][9][10]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wereldspelen voor vrouwen. Lijst der deelneemsters". De courant Het nieuws van den dag (in Dutch). 9 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  2. "Amerik. dames sprintploeg naar Amsterdam". De courant Het nieuws van den dag (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "De wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Nieuwe Apeldoornsche courant (in Dutch). 13 August 1934. Retrieved 18 July 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "Mej. Schuurman scheurt een spier". De Noord-Ooster (in Dutch). 11 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "De wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 18 July 2022 – via Delpher.
  6. "De werdeldspelen voor vrouwen". Nieuwsblad van het Noorden (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Mej. Martin niet geplaatst". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 11 August 1934. Retrieved 18 July 2022 – via Delpher.
  8. "Wereldspelen voor dames". Provinciale Drentsche en Asser courant (in Dutch). 13 August 1934. Retrieved 18 July 2022 – via Delpher.
  9. "Duitschland wint te Londen". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 12 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  10. "Nieuwe wereldrecords". De Tijd (in Dutch). 12 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.