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Meta Elste

Full name: Meta Elste (-Neumann)
Gender: Female
Born: October 16, 1919 in Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Died: October 30, 2010 in Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Turnverein Vorwärts, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Meta Neumann immigrated to Chicago when she was only three years old, and began her gymnastics career at age six. She was chosen nine times for AAU All-America honors as a gymnast and managed three national titles, the uneven parallel bars in 1947, floor exercise in 1949, and in 1952, she won the balance beam, breaking Clara Schroth Lomady’s string of 11 straight titles in this event.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 28 London Gymnastics Women's Team All-Around United States USA 3 Bronze
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around United States USA 129
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Team All-Around United States USA 15 non-scoring
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Team Portable Apparatus United States USA 16
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Floor Exercise United States USA 76
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Horse Vault United States USA 131
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Uneven Bars United States USA 53T
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Balance Beam United States USA 69T

Women's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics United States Final Standings 129 60.67 25.89 34.78

Women's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank IP TP CEP OEP
1948 Summer 28 London Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 3 50.90
1948 Summer 28 London Gymnastics United States USA Individual Standings 20 50.90 23.45 27.45
1948 Summer 28 London Gymnastics United States USA Balance Beam 10T 22.40 8.15 14.25
1948 Summer 28 London Gymnastics United States USA Side Horse 57 20.10 6.90 13.20
1948 Summer 28 London Gymnastics United States USA Rings 24T 8.40
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 15 non-scoring 60.67

Women's Team Portable Apparatus

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 16 61.60

Women's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics United States Final Standings 76 17.42 8.96 8.46

Women's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS OEP
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics United States Final Standings 131 8.66 8.66

Women's Uneven Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics United States Final Standings 53T 17.43 8.73 8.70

Women's Balance Beam

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Gymnastics United States Final Standings 69T 17.16 8.20 8.96
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