Nancy Voorhees

Nancy Voorhees (January 4, 1906 – June 1988) was an American high jumper. She won a gold medal at the 1922 Women's World Games, setting the first world record at 1.46 m. Her elder sister Louise competed alongside in the high jump at those Games. Nancy married C. Redington Barrett in 1930.[1]

Nancy Voorhees
Nancy Voorhees 1922.jpg
Voorhees at the 1922 Women's World Games
Personal information
Born4 January 1906[1]
New York, United States[1]
DiedJune 1988 (aged 82)[1]
Event(s)High jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)HJ – 1.46 m (1922)
Medal record
Representing the  United States
Women's World Games
Gold medal – first place 1922 Paris High jump


  1. ^ a b c d Nancy Voorhees Archived 24 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine.