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Neomia Rogers

Full name: Neomia Mae Rogers
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: July 12, 1940 in Garrison, Minnesota, United States
Affiliations: Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Neomia Rogers was a high jumper for Tuskegee Institute who won the 1957 AAU high jump championship. She also represented the US at the 1959 Pan-American Games, placing seventh in the high jump, also winning the AAU Junior title that year in the high jump. Rogers won the 1960 US Olympic Trials. At the AAU Meet, she won the title in 1957, in a three-way tie, was second in 1960, tied for third in 1958, and was fifth in 1959. Rogers married Willie Foote, and they settled in Waterbury, Connecticut, where they raised two daughters in 47 years of marriage, before his death in 2011.

Personal Best: HJ – 5-5¾ [1.67] (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Women's High Jump United States USA 14

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Final Round 14 1.65 1 4 7
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Final Round 1.55 metres 12 xo 1 1 2 1.55
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Final Round 1.60 metres 15 xxo 2 3 5 1.60
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Final Round 1.65 metres 13 xo 1 4 7 1.65
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Final Round 1.68 metres 15 xxx 1 4 7 1.65
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 7T QU 1.65 1 1 5
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.50 metres 1T o 0 0 1 1.50
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.55 metres 3T o 0 0 2 1.55
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.60 metres 5T o 0 0 3 1.60
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1.65 metres 7T xo 1 1 5 1.65
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