1939 International University Games

The 1939 International University Games were organised by the Confederation Internationale des Etudiants (CIE) and held in Monte Carlo, Monaco. At these games a number of Athletic events were contested. An alternative version was held in Vienna, Austria.

Official poster

Athletics medal summar edit

Men edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 Metres   Clyde Jeffrey (USA) 10.5   René Valmy (FRA) 10.7   Kenneth Jenkins (ENG) Unknown
200 Metres   Clyde Jeffrey (USA) 21.5   Kenneth Jenkins (ENG) 22.0   Joe Batiste (USA) 22.0
400 Metres   Wacław Gąssowski (POL) 49.3   J.A.M. Robertson (SCO) 49.6   Zygmunt Zabierzowski (POL) 50.1
800 Metres   Charlie Beetham (USA) 1:53.3   Jacques Lévèque (FRA) 1:53.8   Jean Pfanner (FRA) 1:54.3
1500 Metres   Blaine Rideout (USA) 04:01.1   Ralfs Balodis (LAT) 4:03.5[1]   Walter Lutz (SUI) 04:09.0
5000 Metres   Morrison "Jack" Carstairs (SCO) 15:20.2   Ralph Schwarzkopf (USA) 15:20.2   Roger Leredde (FRA) 16:11.2
110 Metres Hurdles   Joe Batiste (USA) 14.6   Jean-François Brisson (FRA) 15.2   Stanisław Sulikowski (POL) 15.8
400 Metres Hurdles   Roy Cochran (USA) 52.8   Alec Palmer (ENG) 56.4   W. Mitchell (SCO) 56.5
4 x 100 Metres Relay   United States
Roy Cochran
Clyde Jeffrey
Joe Batiste
Bill Watson
41.9   France
Jean Fusil
René Valmy
Albert Bocourt
Marc Aubert
42.1   Latvia
Valdis Pormanis
Arnolds Feldhūns
Georgs Ālers
Arnolds Bērziņš
43.7
4 x 400 Metres Relay   United States
Blaine Rideout
Roy Cochran
Clyde Jeffrey
Charles Beetham
3:14.5   France
Jean Pfanner
Paul Peyre
Jacques Lévèque
Paul Faure
3:16.3   Scotland 3:28.5
1600 Metres Medley Relay   United States
Roy Cochran
Clyde Jeffrey
Charles Beetham
Blaine Rideout
3:27.8   Poland
Wacław Gąssowski
Stefan Sulikowski
Jan Tęsiorowski
Zygmunt Zabierzowski[2]
3:32.9   France
Albert Bocourt
Marc Aubert
Paul Peyre
Henri Durand
50 m bh2
High Jump   Les Steers (USA) 1.90   Joe Batiste (USA) 1.80   S.A. Edwards (British Ceylon)[3] 1.75
Pole Vault   George Varoff (USA) 4.11   Luís Taliberti (BRA) 3.80   Pekka Hopea (FIN) 3.50
Long Jump   William Watson (USA) 7.11   François Mersch (LUX) 7.05   Jean Beaudry (FRA) 6.86
Triple Jump   Jouko Norén (FIN) 14.11   Paul Faucher (FRA) 13.70   Jean Nichil (FRA) 13.68
Shot   William Watson (USA) 15.78   Witold Gerutto (POL) 14.68   Rolf Saxholm (NOR) 14.62
Discus   William Watson (USA) 45.85   Helge Sivertsen (NOR) 45.08   Witold Gerutto (POL) 43.92
Javelin   Hugo Vainio (FIN) 67.87   Les Steers (USA) 62.20   Rolf Faes (SUI) 59.52
Pentathlon   Rolf Faes (SUI) 3456[4]   Arnolds Bērziņš (LAT) 3216[4]   Les Steers (USA) 2998[4]

Women edit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
80 Metres   Jeanine Toulouse (FRA) 10.4   Paulette Morisson (FRA) Unknown   Dejean (FRA)[5] Unknown
200 Metres   Marjorie Gray (SCO) 26.8   Marguerite André (FRA) 28.1   Marie-Thérèse Stiegler (FRA) 28.2
80 Metres Hurdles   Jeanne Heitz (FRA) 13.1   Elizabeth Duke (ENG) 13.2e   Olive McMillan (SCO) Unknown
4 x 100 Metres Relay   France
Jeanine Toulouse
Paulette Morisson
Dejean
Marguerite André
51.7   Scotland
Olive McMillan
Rosamund Sellar
Nancy Watt
Marjorie Gray
52.4   England
Elizabeth Duke
Helene Mayer
Inez Sweeting
Dorothy Saunders
Unknown
High Jump   Elizabeth Duke (ENG) 1.49   Marjorie Gray (SCO) 1.46   Helene Mayer (ENG)[6] 1.42
Long Jump   Rosamund Sellar (SCO) 5.09   Nancy Watt (SCO) 4.92   Miche (FRA)[7] 4.91
Shot   Marie-Thérèse Stiegler (FRA) 9.19   Elizabeth Duke (ENG) 8.93 Unknown Unknown
Discus   Inez Sweeting (ENG) 29.32[8]   Marie-Thérèse Stiegler (FRA) 28.09[8]   Dorothy Saunders (ENG) 23.90[8]
Javelin   Dorothy Saunders (ENG) 22.34   Inez Sweeting (ENG) 20.45[8] Unknown Unknown

Medal table edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)113216
2  France (FRA)37717
3  Scotland (SCO)34310
4  England (ENG)24410
5  Finland (FIN)2013
6  Poland (POL)1236
7   Switzerland (SUI)1023
8  Latvia (LAT)0202
9  Norway (NOR)0112
10  Brazil (BRA)0101
  Luxembourg (LUX)0101
Totals (11 entries)23252371


Participating nations edit

References edit

  1. ^ The time for this result is not completely certain according to the source information
  2. ^ Kurzyński H., Pietkiewicz S., Rynkowski M., Od Adamczaka do Zasłony. Leksykon lekkoatletów polskich okresu międzywojennego. Mężczyźni, Warszawa 2004, pp. 58, 210, 221, 241
  3. ^ S.A. Edwards represented Ceylon but was from England
  4. ^ a b c The time for this result is not completely certain according to the source information
  5. ^ The source for these results gives no first name for Dejean
  6. ^ Helene Mayer represented England but was from Germany
  7. ^ The source for these results gives no first name for Miche
  8. ^ a b c d The distance for this result is not completely certain according to the source information