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Olga Jensch-Jordan

Full name: Olga Jensch-Jordan
Gender: Female
Born: March 13, 1913 in Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
Died: February 22, 2000 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SB Bayern 07, Nürnberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Diving

Related Olympians: Mother-in-law of Hans-Dieter Pophal.

Biography

Olga Jensch-Jordan had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1931 European Championships 3 metre springboard, 1st in the 1934 European Championships 3 metre springboard. In the 1931 European Championships she competed under her maiden name Olga Jordan.

She competed at the 1932 Olympics in diving where Dr. Arthur Jensch was the vice Chef de Mission of Germany for those Games, and they would later marry. As an SS Storm Trooper, Dr. Jensch was killed in action in 1945 when the Red Army conquered Berlin. Olga Jensch-Jordan eventually became better known for her extensive coaching success, her pupils winning 21 Championships for the former GDR. In 1948 Jensch-Jordan became co-founder of the German Sports Federation and in 1951 the NOC of East Germany. She was the mother-in-law of Dieter Pophal.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Women's Springboard Germany GER 4
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Women's Springboard Germany GER 5

Women's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS DP SP
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Germany Final Standings 4 77.60
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Germany Dive #1 6 8.96
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Germany Dive #2 5 11.84
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Germany Dive #3 4 12.58
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Germany Dive #4 2T 15.20
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Germany Dive #5 3 14.96
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Diving Germany Dive #6 3 14.06
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Germany Final Standings 5 77.98
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #1 3 12.78
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #2 5 12.75
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #3 10 11.59
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #4 5 13.32
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #5 5T 13.14
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Diving Germany Dive #6 4 14.40