Full name: Emma Reed (-Wright)
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: May 30, 1925 in Redwood, Mississippi, United States
Died: April 4, 2014 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA)
Country: United States
Emma Reed was a long and high jumper for Tennessee State, whose only international appearance came at the 1948 Olympics in London. In 1947-48 she was runner-up at the AAU Outdoors in the high jump, and won the 1948 AAU Indoor high jump championship. She also won the 1947 AAU Junior title in the high jump. At the 1948 Olympic Trials, Reed placed first in the long jump and third in the high jump.
Personal Bests\: HJ – 5-0¾ (1.54) (1948); LJ – 18-4¼ (5.59) (1948).
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Women's High Jump||United States||USA||14T|
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Women's Long Jump||United States||USA||12|
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||14T||1.40|
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||United States||Final Round||12||4.845|
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||11T||QC||5.290|