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Mildred Wiley

Full name: Mildred Olive Wiley (-Dee)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: December 3, 1901 in Taunton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 7, 2000 in Bourne, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Boston Swimming Association, Boston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

After winning the 1928 Final Trials, the 27-year-old Mildred Wiley of the Boston Swimming Association tied for second at the Olympics, but lost a jump-off – with Carolina Gisolf of Holland. She won the inaugural women's AAU indoor high jump in 1927 and was again indoor champion in 1928. She later became Mildred Dee, but did not compete again after her marriage. She and her husband had five children, one of whom, Bob Dee, played professional football for eight years with the Boston Patriots of the AFL in the 60s.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.56 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics Women's High Jump United States USA 3 Bronze OR

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 3 OR 1.56
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 1.45 metres NP o
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 1.48 metres NP o
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 1.51 metres NP OR o
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 1.54 metres NP OR xo
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 1.56 metres NP OR xo
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Final Round 1.58 metres NP xxx
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1T QU 1.40
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1T 1.40
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