Athletics at the 1934 Women's World Games – high jump

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high jump
at the 1934 Women's World Games
VenueWhite City Stadium
LocationLondon, Great Britain
Dates
  • 9 August (qualification and final)
Winning time1.55 metres
Medalists
gold medal    Germany
silver medal    Great Britain
bronze medal    Canada
← 1930

The high jump at the 1934 Women's World Games was held at the White City Stadium in London, at the first day of the Games on 9 August 1934.

In the final, the German Selma Grieme won the event with a distance of 1.55 metres, ahead of the British woman Mary Milne and the Canadian Margaret Bell.[1]

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 high jump event.[2]

Nationality Name
 Austria Gerda Gottlieb
 Germany Selma Grieme
 Germany Elfriede Kaun
 Great Britain Mary Milne
 Italy Maria Coselli
 Italy Ondina Valla

Results[change | change source]

Qualification[change | change source]

The qualification took place in the morning on 9 August 1934.

All finalists were able to jump 1.47 metres in the qualification.

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1 Selma Grieme  Germany 1.47 m. Q
Mary Milne  Great Britain Q
Margaret Bell  Canada Q
Eva Dawes  Canada Q
Marjorie Clark  South Africa Q
Elfriede Kaun  Germany Q
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Sources:[3]

Final[change | change source]

The final took place in the afternoon on 9 August 1934.

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1 Selma Grieme  Germany 1.55 m.
2 Mary Milne  Great Britain 1.525 m.
3 Margaret Bell  Canada 1.525 m.
4 Eva Dawes  Canada
5 Marjorie Clark  South Africa
6 Elfriede Kaun  Germany

Sources:[1][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "De werdeldspelen voor vrouwen". Nieuwsblad van het Noorden (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  2. "Wereldspelen voor vrouwen. Lijst der deelneemsters". De courant Het nieuws van den dag (in Dutch). 9 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "De wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 18 July 2022 – via Delpher.