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Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's high jump

The women's high jump field event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 8.[1]

Women's high jump
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
DatesSeptember 8
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Iolanda Balaș
 Romania
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dorothy Shirley
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jarosława Jóźwiakowska
 Poland
← 1956
1964 →

ResultsEdit

Top 12 jumpers and ties and all jumpers clearing 1.65 metres advanced to the finals. All heights are listed in metres.

QualifyingEdit

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1.50 1.55 1.60 1.65
1 Iolanda Balaș   Romania 1.65 p p o o
2T Valentina Ballod   Soviet Union 1.65 p o o o
2T Marlene Schmitz-Portz   United Team of Germany 1.65 p o o o
4T Ingrid Becker   United Team of Germany 1.65 o o o o
4T Jarosława Jóźwiakowska   Poland 1.65 o o o o
4T Dorothy Shirley   Great Britain 1.65 o o o o
7T Olga Gere   Yugoslavia 1.65 o o o xo
7T Inga-Britt Lorentzon   Sweden 1.65 o o o xo
7T Neomia Rogers   United States 1.65 o o o xo
10T Taisiya Chenchik   Soviet Union 1.65 o o xo xo
10T Florence Pétry   France 1.65 o xo o xo
12 Frances Slaap   Great Britain 1.65 o xxo o xo
13 Helen Frith   Australia 1.65 o p o xxo
14T Galina Dolya   Soviet Union 1.65 o o o xxo
14T Nel Zwier   Netherlands 1.65 o o o xxo
16T Diny Hobers   Netherlands 1.60 o o o xxx
16T Karin Lenzke   United Team of Germany 1.60 o o o xxx
18 Mette Oxvang   Denmark 1.60 o o xo xxx
19 Marinella Bortoluzzi   Italy 1.55 o o xxx
20 Brenda Archer   Guyana 1.55 o xo xxx
21T Barbara Brown   United States 1.50 o xxx
21T Jean Gaertner   United States 1.50 o xxx
23 Canel Konvur   Turkey 1.50 xxo xxx

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1.55 1.60 1.65 1.68 1.71 1.73 1.75 1.77 1.81 1.85 1.87 Notes
  Iolanda Balaș   Romania 1.85 p o p o o o o o xo xxo xxp OR
  Jarosława Jóźwiakowska   Poland 1.71 p o o o o xxx
  Dorothy Shirley   Great Britain 1.71 p o o o o xxx
4 Galina Dolya   Soviet Union 1.71 o o xo o xxo
5 Taisiya Chenchik   Soviet Union 1.68 o o o o xxx
6T Helen Frith   Australia 1.65 o o o xxx
6T Inga-Britt Lorentzon   Sweden 1.65 o o o xxx
6T Frances Slaap   Great Britain 1.65 o o o xxx
9T Ingrid Becker   United Team of Germany 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Nel Zwier   Netherlands 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Florence Pétry   France 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Marlene Schmitz   United Team of Germany 1.65 o o xo xxx
9T Olga Gere   Yugoslavia 1.65 o o xo xxx
14 Neomia Rogers   United States 1.65 xo xxo xo xxx
15 Valentina Ballod   Soviet Union 1.65 o xo xxo xxx

Key: OR = Olympic record; o = clear ; p = pass; x = fail

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1960 Rome Summer Games: Women's High Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 December 2017.