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Paula Deubel

Full name: Paula Deubel (-Phillips)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: June 24, 1935 in Swansea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 21, 1993 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: Little Rhody Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Paula Deubel attended Springfield College but at the time the school had no women’s track team so she represented Little Rhody Athletic Club, and also represented the Women's Athletic Association and the Women's Physical Education Majors Club & Drill Team. She was US Junior Champion in 1953 and won the 1954 AAU Indoors with the shot. Deubel placed fourth in the shot at the 1956 AAU Meet. She was the first Springfield College woman to make a US Olympic team, and was elected a member of the Rhode Island Sports Hall of Fame.

Personal Best: SP – 45-7 [13.89] (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics Women's Shot Put United States USA 16 QR

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics United States Qualifying Round 16 12.38
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round One NP foul
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round Two 16 12.20 12.20
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics United States Qualifying Round Round Three NP 12.38
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