Athletics at the 1934 Women's World Games – shot put

The shot put at the 1934 Women's World Games was held at the White City Stadium in London, at the first day of the Games on 9 August 1934.

shot put
at the 1934 Women's World Games
VenueWhite City Stadium
LocationLondon, Great Britain
  • 9 August (qualification and final)
Winning score13.67 metres
gold medal    Germany
silver medal    Germany
bronze medal    Czechoslovakia
← 1930

In the final, the German Gisela Mauermayer won the event with a distance of 13.67 metres, ahead of the German Tilly Fleischer and the Czechoslovak Štepánka Pekárová.[1]



On 9 August an incomple list was published of participating athletes. This list consisted of athletes from seven nations: Austria, Czechslovakia, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland. Listed below are the athletes from these nations who were entered for the shot put event.[2]

It was also mentioned at a certain point that the Dutchwoman De Kock would participate, but she didn't compete in the shot put event.[3]

Nationality Name
  Czechoslovakia Štepánka Pekárová
  Germany Tilly Fleischer
  Germany Gisela Mauermeyer
  Great Britain Irene Phillips
  Great Britain Kathleen Tilley
  Poland Genowefa Cejzikowa





The final took place in the afternoon on 9 August 1934.

Štepánka Pekárová was the only women who improved her performance in the final compared to the qualification.

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
  Gisela Mauermayer   Germany 13.67 m.
  Tilly Fleischer   Germany 12.10 m.
  Štepánka Pekárová   Czechoslovakia 11.82 m.
4 Jadwiga Wajs   Poland 11.50 m.
5 Genowefa Cejzikowa   Poland 10.61 m
6 Eileen Crockart   South Africa



  1. 1.0 1.1 "De werdeldspelen voor vrouwen". Nieuwsblad van het Noorden (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 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 "De wereldspelen voor vrouwen". Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 10 August 1934. Retrieved 18 July 2022 – via Delpher.

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