Ilona Gusenbauer

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Ilona Gusenbauer
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Born 16 September 1947

Ilona Gusenbauer (née Majdan, born 16 September 1947) is a former Austrian athlete, who mainly competed in the high jump.

She was born in Gummersbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen, West Germany.

Gusenbauer competed for Austria in the women's high jump at the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, Germany, where she won the bronze medal.


Preceded by
Romania Iolanda Balaș
Women's High Jump World Record Holder
4 September 1971 – 24 September 1972
Succeeded by
Bulgaria Yordanka Blagoeva
Preceded by
Austria Karl Schranz
Austrian Sportspersonality of the year
Succeeded by
Austria Trixi Schuba