Athletics at the 1930 Women's World Games – high jump
|High jump |
at the 1930 Women's World Games
In August 1930 entrants were published of the athletes of 5 nations: the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and Great Britain. Listed below are the athletes from these nations who were entered for the high jump event.
The qualification took place in the morning of 7 September 1930, under bad weather conditions.
|Mary Milne||Great Britain||Q|
|Marjorie Okell||Great Britain||Q|
The final took place in the afternoon of 7 September. The weather was still bad and it rained during the competition. The track was wet which affected the performance.
The British Marjorie Okell and Mary Milne couldn't jump above 1.50 metres. After the German Helma Notte was not able to jump higher than 1.53 metres, there were two remaining competitors, the German Inge Braumüller and the Dutch Carolina Gisolf. Both Braumüller and Gisolf jumped 1.57 metres. Gisolf got injured during her successfull jump of 1.57 metres toring thigh muscle during the run. She tried to continue jump, to great encouragement from the crowd, but was not able to jump the 1.57 metres. Braumüller was also not able to jump the 1.57 metres. The competition was decided by a toss, which was won in favor of the German.
|4||Marjorie Okell||Great Britain||1.50|
|5||Mary Milne||Great Britain||1.50|
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- "De derde vrouwenwereldspelen". Het Vaderland (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 29 June 2022 – via Delpher.
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- "Mej. Gisolf scheurde een spier". Het volk (in Dutch). 8 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.