Herma Bauma

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Herma Bauma
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Austria
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London Javelin throw
Women's World Games
Silver medal – second place 1934 London Javelin throw

Hermine "Herma" Bauma (January 23, 1915, in Vienna – February 9, 2003, in Vienna) was an Austrian athlete who competed mainly in the javelin. She also was famous for playing handball.[1]

Bauma competed for Austria at the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, United Kingdom in the javelin where she won the gold medal.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Herma Bauma Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 16 January 2018.