1928 Germany–Netherlands women's athletics competition
|1928 Germany–Netherlands women's athletics competition|
|Dates||24 June 1928|
|Host city||Lennep, Germany|
|Type||Outdoor track and field|
|Participation||24 athletes from |
The competition was the second international competition for Dutch women after the 1928 Belgium–Netherlands women's athletics competition three weeks earlier. The competition was organized as a "try-out" for the Olympics but moreover to gain international experience in preparation for the 1928 Summer Olympics.
The competition was won by the Netherlands with 48 points versus Germany with 42 points.
Background and preparationsEdit
For the first time, women's athletic events would be held at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As the Dutch women's didn't have international experience the Royal Dutch Athletics Federation organized two international competition. Two international competitions that included the 5 Olympic events for women were organised to gain the international experience. The coach of the team was B. Verwaal.
The competition consisted of 5 events: 100 metres, 800 metres, 4x 100 metres relay, high jump and discus throw. The overall classification is a nation's classification. In the four individual events three athletes of each nation participated. The winner of the event received for the nation 6 points, the number 2 received 5 points, number 3 received 4 points etc. The nation winning the relay event wins 4 points and the other nation received 2 points. For the overall classication all points from each country are added together.
The competition had Dutch and German jury members including from the Netherlands D. J. de Vries and J. M. Hardeman.
There was a head wind during the 100 metres. Just as at the 1928 Belgium–Netherlands women's athletics competition, the three Dutchwomen won the event. Now with Nettie Grooss, who had in bad start in the Belgian competition, in first place. In different sources the places of German women are in different positions.
|1||Nettie Grooss (NED)||14 sec.||6|
|2||Lies Aengenendt (NED)||5|
|3||Rie Briejer (NED)||4|
|4-6||Felicitas Schlarp (GER)||3|
|M. Hausmann (GER)||2|
|Kathe Erfling (GER)||1|
|1||Elfriede Werner (GER)||2:34.8||6|
|2||Jo Mallon (NED)||2:37.4||5|
|3||Louise Müller (GER)||4|
|4||Jeanne van Kesteren (NED)||3|
|5||Mien Duchateau (NED)||2|
|6||Margarete Hermann (GER)||1|
|1||Lien Gisolf (NED)||1.55||6|
|2||Elisabeth Weck (GER)||1.45||5|
|3||Bets Dekens (NED)||1.40||3|
|IJke Buisma (NED)||1.40||3|
Grete Heublein won the discus throw event ahead of Hilde Krewett and Lena Michaëlis. Different newspapers lists different distances. Below are the results listed of newspaper Het Vaderland, as in other sources the distance of the 6th place is further compared to the 5th place and so unlikely to be correct.
|1||Grete Heublein (GER)||33.68||6|
|2||Hilde Krewett (GER)||30.36||5|
|3||Lena Michaëlis (NED)||26.46||4|
|5||Bets Dekens (NED)||23.40||2|
|6||Nici Mür (NED)||23.03||1|
4x 100 metres relayEdit
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|+ 4-5 m.||2|
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