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

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

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

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

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

Qualification change

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

Final change

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

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


References change

  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.