Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's high jump

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These are the official results of the Women's High Jump event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. The qualification round mark was set at 1.58 metres. Just one athlete, Ann Marie Flynn from the United States, did not surpass that height in the morning qualification round.[1]

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE HEIGHT
Med 1.png  Mildred McDaniel (USA) 1.76 m
Med 2.png  Thelma Hopkins (GBR) 1.67 m
Med 2.png  Mariya Pisareva (URS) 1.67 m
4.  Gunhild Larking (SWE) 1.67 m
5.  Iolanda Balaș (ROU) 1.67 m
6.  Michele Mason (AUS) 1.67 m
7.  Mary Donaghy (NZL) 1.67 m
8=.  Hermina Geyser (RSA) 1.64 m
8=.  Jiřina Němcová-Vobořilová (TCH) 1.64 m
10.  Olga Modrachova (TCH) 1.64 m
11.  Valentina Ballod (URS) 1.60 m
12=.  Reinelde Knapp (AUT) 1.60 m
12=.  Dorothy Tyler (GBR) 1.60 m
14.  Carole Bernoth (AUS) 1.60 m
15.  Janice Cooper (AUS) 1.55 m
16=.  Audrey Bennett (GBR) 1.55 m
16=.  Alice Whitty (CAN) 1.55 m
18.  Inge Kilian (EUA) 1.55 m
19(DNQ).  Ann Marie Flynn (USA) 1.50 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Women's High Jump". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 December 2017. 

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