Esther Brand

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Esther Brand
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Born (1922-09-29)29 September 1922
Springbok, Northern Cape, South Africa
Died 20 June 2015(2015-06-20) (aged 92)
Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Esther Cornelia Brand (née van Heerden; 29 September 1922 – 20 June 2015) was a South African athlete. Born in Springbok, Northern Cape, she attended Maitland High School in Cape Town, South Africa. She mainly competed in the high jump and won the gold medal for South Africa at the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland. She died after a fall in 2015.[1]


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