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Frances Kaszubski

Full name: Frances Theresa Kaszubski (Sobczak-, Gorn-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: May 15, 1916 in Donora, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 11, 2010 in Berea, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: North Olmsted-Westlake Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Frances Kaszubski was a weight thrower for the Westlake Athletic Club and attended school at Case Western Reserve. Kaszubski won six AAU titles with the discus, in 1943, 1945, and 1947-51, and four AAU shot put titles, in 1943, 1945, 1948, and 1950. She was also AAU Indoor Champion in 1948 and 1951 with the shot. She competed at the 1951 Pan-American Games in both the shot and discus, winning a bronze medal with the disc and finished fourth in the shot. Kaszubski actually considered basketball as her best sport. She played for AAU teams and was named an AAU All-American at center. Kaszubski later worked as an executive secretary and was active in national and international track & field administration.

Personal Bests: SP – unknown; DT – 37.33 (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 32 London Athletics Women's Shot Put United States USA NP QR
1948 Summer 32 London Athletics Women's Discus Throw United States USA 11

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 32 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP DNQ 11.310

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 32 London Athletics United States Final Standings 11 36.50
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