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Eleanor Montgomery

Full name: Eleanor Inez Montgomery
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: November 13, 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: December 28, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Eleanor Montgomery was a two-time gold medalist in the high jump at the Pan American Games, in 1963 and 1967. She competed in the 1963 Pan Ams and the 1964 Olympics while still a student at Cleveland’s John Adams High School. Montgomery won six AAU high jump titles, in 1963-67, and 1969, and added seven AAU titles indoors. She attended Tennessee State University and also jumped for the Cleveland Recreation Department.

Montgomery later worked for the city of Cleveland in the Cleveland Municipal School District, supervising their attendance office. She also worked with the Interchurch Youth Activities Program, helping with their annual track meets and she served as an official for high school track and cross-country meets. Montgomery was the Executive Director of the NFL Players’ Association Youth Camp and also assisted with the Special Olympics.

Personal Bests\: HJ – 5-11 (1.80) (1969); LJ – 18-1½ (5.52) (1962).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics Women's High Jump United States USA 8
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's High Jump United States USA 19 QR

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Final Round 8 1.71 0 2 5
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Final Round 1.55 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Final Round 1.60 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Final Round 1.65 metres 11 xo 1 1 2 1.65
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Final Round 1.68 metres 8 xo 1 2 4 1.68
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Final Round 1.71 metres 7 o 0 2 5 1.71
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Final Round 1.74 metres 8 xxx 0 2 5 1.71
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 8 QU 1.70 0 2 5
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.55 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.60 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.65 metres 1T o 0 0 1 1.65
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.68 metres 10 xxo 2 2 4 1.68
1964 Summer 17 Tokyo Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.70 metres 8 o 0 2 5 1.70
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round 19 1.68 0 2 4
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 11 1.68 0 2 4
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1.55 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1.60 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1.65 metres 12 xxo 2 2 3 1.65
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1.68 metres 9 o 0 2 4 1.68
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1.71 metres 11 xxx 0 2 4 1.68
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