Athletics at the 1930 Women's World Games

The athletics competitions at the 1930 Women's World Games in Prague were held from 7 to 9 September 1930 at the Letná Stadium.

Athletics
at the 1930 Women's World Games
VenueLetná Stadium
Dates6–8 September 1930
Nations16
← 1926
1934 →

The athletes competed in 12 events:[1][2] running (60 metres, 100 metres, 200 metres, 800 metres, 4 x 100 metres relay and hurdling 80 metres), high jump, long jump, discus throw, javelin, shot put and triathlon (100 metres, high jump and javelin). Several world records were set.[1][3][4][5][6]

At some days there were 20000 spectators in the stadium.[7]

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 m
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Stanisława Walasiewicz
  Poland
7.7 Lisa Gelius
  Germany
7.8 Kinue Hitomi
  Japan
7.8
100 m
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Stanisława Walasiewicz
  Poland
12.5 Tollien Schuurman
  Netherlands
12.6 Lisa Gelius
  Germany
12.6
200 m
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Stanisława Walasiewicz
  Poland
25.7 Tollien Schuurman
  Netherlands
25.8 Nellie Halstead
  United Kingdom
26.0
800 m
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Gladys Lunn
  United Kingdom
2:21.9 Marie Dollinger
  Germany
2:22.0 Brita Lovén
  Sweden
2:24.8
80 m hurdles
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Maj Jakobsson
  Sweden
12.4 Gerda Pirch
  Germany
12.7 Ursula Birkholz
  Germany
12.7
4×100 m relay
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  Germany
Rosa Kellner
Agathe Karrer
Luise Holzer
Lisa Gelius
49.9   United Kingdom
Eileen Hiscock
Ethel Scott
Ivy Walker
Daisy Ridgley
50.5   Poland
Alina Hulanicka
Maryla Freiwald
Stanisława Walasiewicz
Felicja Schabińska
50.8
High jump
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Inge Braumüller
  Germany
1.57 m Carolina Gisolf
  Netherlands
1.57 m Helma Notte
  Germany
1.53 m
Long jump
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Kinue Hitomi
  Japan
5.90 m Muriel Gunn
  United Kingdom
5.76 m Selma Grieme
  Germany
5.71 m
Shot put
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Grete Heublein
  Germany
12.49 m Gustel Hermann
  Germany
12.12 m Liesl Perkaus
  Austria
11.48 m
Discus throw
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Halina Konopacka
  Poland
36.80 m Tilly Fleischer
  Germany
35.82 m Vittorina Vivenza
  Italy
35.23 m
Javelin
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Liesel Schumann
  Germany
42.32 m Augustine Hargus
  Germany
40.99 m Kinue Hitomi
  Japan
37.01 m
Triathlon
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Ellen Braumüller
  Germany
198 pts Kinue Hitomi
  Japan
194 pts Ruth Svedberg
  Sweden
175 pts

Points tableEdit

Place Nation Points
1   Germany 57
2   Poland 26
3   United Kingdom 19
4   Japan 13
5   Sweden 10
6   Netherlands 9
7   Italy 2
  Austria
8   Latvia 1
  France

Source[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Praha 1930 - III Ženské světové hry Archived 2013-12-20 at the Wayback Machine Czech Association for Olympic and Sport Philately, Retrieved 10 December 2013
  2. FSFI Women's World Games GBR Athletics, Retrieved 10 December 2013
  3. Rétrospective de l'athlétisme féminin, page 9 Archived 2013-12-10 at the Wayback Machine Sylvain Charlet, Amicale des Entraineurs d'Ile de France d'Athlétisme AEIFA, Retrieved 10 December 2013
  4. Kidd, Bruce (1994). "The Women's Olympic Games: Important Breakthrough Obscured By Time". CAAWS Action Bulletin. Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  5. Leigh, Mary H.; Thérèse M. Bonin (1977). "The Pioneering Role Of Madame Alice Milliat and the FSFI in Establishing International Trade and Field Competition for Women" (PDF). Journal of Sport History. North American Society for Sport History. 4 (1): 72–83. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 May 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  6. Chronique de l'athlétisme féminin Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine NordNet.fr, Retrieved 10 December 2013
  7. "Onze dames blinken uit". De avondpost (in Dutch). 9 September 1930. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  8. DROZDEK-MAàOLEPSZA, Teresa (2014). "Women's World Games (1922–1934)" (PDF). Akademii im. Jana Dáugosza w CzĊstochowie. Retrieved 2 July 2022.