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Emma Reed

Full name: Emma Reed (-Wright)
Gender: Female
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics United States Final Standings 14T 1.40

Women's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
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
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