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Maybelle Reichardt

Full name: Maybelle Reichardt (-Hopkins)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: May 27, 1907 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 4, 1999 in Pasadena, California, United States
Affiliations: Pasadena Athletic and Country Club, Pasadena (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Meybelle Reichardt was an American discus throw record holder with 116-9¼ [35.58], set in July 1928, and won the AAU Championship with the discus in 1925 and 1928. In 1928, she represented the Pasadena Athletic Club and attended Pasadena Community College. Reichardt had also played basketball for the Los Angeles Athletic Club in 1926, when the team won the women’s national championship. She later became a registered nurse, which became her career. Reichardt and her husband had two sons, both of whom became college professors, earning their doctorates at Princeton and Harvard, and later teaching musical composition and physics.

Personal Best: DT – 116-9 [35.58] (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Athletics Women's Discus Throw United States USA 7

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round 7 33.52
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5 33.52