1929 Netherlands–Germany women's athletics competition

The 1929 Netherlands–Germany women's athletics competition was an international women's athletics competition on 14 July 1929 in Gouda, the Netherlands. The athletes from Germany were from West-Germany.[1]

1929 Netherlands–Germany women's athletics competition
Dates14 July 1929
Host cityGouda, Netherlands
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor track and field
Events9
Participation31 athletes from
2 nations
Records set1 World Recrod
3 Dutch national records

The competition was won by the Netherlands with 45.4 points versus Germany with 40.5 points.[2]

During the competition Heublein set a new world record in shot put. Three Dutch national records were broken, in the 80 m hurdles by Annie de Jong-Zondervan; in the javelin throw by Leny Rombout and in the 4x 100 metres relay.[3]

Competition format

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The competition consisted of 8 individual events and a relay event. The overall classification is a nation's classification. In the individual events two athletes of each nation participated. The winner of the event received for the most points, with every other place one point less. For the overall classication, all points scored by the athlete from each country are added together.

Entrants

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The Dutch athlethes selected by the Royal Dutch Athletics Federation, and the West-German athletes were announced ahead of the competition.[4][5]

In italic the athletes that were not at this entrants list, but are in the final results.

Competition

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4x 100 metres relay
Place Team Time
1   Netherlands
Bets ter Horst
Lies Aengenendt
Rie Briejer
G. Tonnon
51.6 sec. NR
2   Germany
G. Müller
M. Hausmann
I. Becher
Felicitas Schlarp
53.2 sec.

Overall classification

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Rank Athlete Points
1   Netherlands 45.5
1   Germany 40.5

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Atletiek Vrouwen in Oranje 1928 – 1939" (PDF). Stichting Atletiekerfgoed (in Dutch). p. 9. Retrieved 27 June 2022.
  2. "Dames Nederland-West-Duitsland 45.5-40.5". Arnhemsche courant (in Dutch). 15 July 1929. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  3. "Recordverbeteringen te Gouda". Haagsche courant (in Dutch). 15 July 1929. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "De landenwedstrijd Holland - West-Duitsland". Het volk (in Dutch). 5 July 1929. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "De damesploeg". De Maasbode (in Dutch). 10 July 1929. Retrieved 20 June 2022 – via Delpher.