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Dorothy Odam-Tyler

Full name: Dorothy Jennifer Beatrice Odam-Tyler
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Born: March 14, 1920 in Stockwell, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Mitcham Ladies
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Dorothy Odam-Tyler had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1936 Olympics High Jump, 2nd in the 1948 Olympics High Jump; 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games High Jump (as Miss Dorothy Odam), 1st in the 1950 British Empire Games High Jump, 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games High Jump.

In the 1950 British Empire Games she also finished fourth in the javelin throw, eighth in the long jump, and was eliminated in the heats of 80 metre hurdles. In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games she finished fifth in the javelin throw and eleventh in the long jump. In all British Empire Games she represented England.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.68 (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Women's High Jump Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Women's High Jump Great Britain GBR 2 Silver OR
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Women's High Jump Great Britain GBR 7T
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Women's High Jump Great Britain GBR 12T

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 2 1.60
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.30 metres NP pass
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.40 metres 1T o
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.50 metres 1T o
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.55 metres 1T o
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.58 metres 1T o
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.60 metres 1T o
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.62 metres 2 xxx
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Jump-Off 2 1.60
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Jump-Off 1.62 metres 2 x
1936 Summer 16 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Jump-Off 1.60 metres 2 o
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 2 OR 1.68
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.61 metres 2 o
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.64 metres 2 xxo
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.66 metres 1 o
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.68 metres 2 OR xo
1948 Summer 28 London Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.70 metres 2 xxx
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Standings 7T 1.58
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.35 metres NP NH p 0 0 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.40 metres NP NH p 0 0 0
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.45 metres 1T 1.45 o 0 0 1
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.50 metres 3T 1.50 o 0 0 2
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.55 metres 2T 1.55 o 0 0 3
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.58 metres 7T 1.58 xxo 0 2 6
1952 Summer 32 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.61 metres 7T 1.58 xxx 2 2 6
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 12T 1.60 0 0 3
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.40 metres NP NH p 0 0 0
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.50 metres 1T 1.50 o 0 0 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.55 metres 8T 1.55 o 0 0 2
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.60 metres 6T 1.60 o 0 0 3
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final Round 1.64 metres 12T 1.60 xxx 0 0 3
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 4T QU 1.58 0 0 3
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.40 metres NP NH p 0 0 0
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.50 metres 1T 1.50 o 0 0 1
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.55 metres 3T 1.55 o 0 0 2
1956 Summer 36 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.58 metres 4T 1.58 o 0 0 3