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Gertrude Wilhelmsen

Full name: Johanna Freda Gertrude Wilhelmsen (Stelling-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: January 16, 1913 in Puyallup, Washington, United States
Died: March 19, 2005 in Puyallup, Washington, United States
Affiliations: WAC, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gertrude Wilhelmsen competed only briefly in the discus throw, representing the Washington Athletic Club, as she was much better known as a softball player. In her native Tacoma, Washington, she was the star of the Tacoma Tigerettes as a shortstop and center fielder. She would later be inducted into the Tacoma-Pierce County Softball Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests\: DT – 116-9 [35.59] (1936); JT – 122-6 [37.34] (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Women's Discus Throw United States USA 8
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Women's Javelin Throw United States USA 7

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Standings 8 34.43
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round One 10 33.68
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 8 34.43 34.43
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 8 foul 34.43

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Standings 7 37.35
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round One 10 32.91
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 11 31.84 32.91
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 7 37.35 37.35
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