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

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long jump
at the 1934 Women's World Games
VenueWhite City Stadium
LocationLondon, Great Britain
  • 11 August (qualification)
  • 11 August (final)
Winning time5.805 metres
gold medal    Germany
silver medal    Germany
bronze medal    Czechoslovakia
← 1930

The long jump at the 1934 Women's World Games was held at the White City Stadium in London, on 11 August 1934.

In the final, the German Traute Göppner won the event in a new world record with a distance of 43.795 metres, ahead of the German women Hedwig Bauschulte and Czechoslovak Zdena Koubková. She beat her own world record of 43.08 metres.[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, Czechoslovakia, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland. Listed below are the athletes from these nations who were entered for the long jump event.[2]

Nationality Name
 Austria Veronika Kohlbach
 Czechoslovakia Zdeňka Koubková
 Germany Hedwig Bauschulte
 Germany Gisela Mauermayer
 Great Britain Muriel Cornell
 Great Britain Phyllis Bartholomew
 Italy Fernanda Bullano
 Italy Claudia Testoni
 Netherlands Rie Briejer
 Poland Stanisława Walasiewicz

Results[change | change source]

Qualification[change | change source]

The long jump qualification took place in the morning session on 11 August.[3]

Final[change | change source]

The final took place in the afternoon session on 11 August 1934.[3]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1 Traute Göppner  Germany 5.805 m. Dutch newspapers states: 5.81 m.
2 Hedwig Bauschulte  Germany 5.79 m. Dutch newspapers states: 5.795 m.
3 Zdeňka Koubková  Czechoslovakia 5.695 m.
4 Sumiko Watanabe  Japan
5 Evelyn Goshawk  Canada


References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "De wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Nieuwe Apeldoornsche courant (in Dutch). 13 August 1934. Retrieved 18 July 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 "Wereldkampioenschappen voor vrouwen". Provinciale Drentsche en Asser courant (in Dutch). 6 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "Duitschland wint te Londen". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 12 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.