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Kay Maguire

Full name: Catherine "Kay" Maguire (-Horsfall)
Gender: Female
Born: February 4, 1906 in Pacific, Missouri, United States
Died: April 1991
Affiliations: Headlight AC, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Kay Maguire competed for Pacific High School and later for the Headlight Athletic Club. She was one of three sisters (Anna and Irene) who competed in the early days of track & field competition for women. With the Maguire sisters, Pacific High School was undefeated in girls' track meets for five years. Kay Maguire was AAU Champion in the high jump in 1926-27. She later became an elementary school teacher. After marrying, she and her husband had one child, who died as an infant. They then served as foster parents to 13 children waiting for adoption.

Personal Best: HJ – 5-0¼ [1.53] (1927).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Women's High Jump United States USA 8

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 8 1.48
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 1.40
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1T 1.40