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Martha Worst

Full name: Martha Virginia Worst (-Smith)
Gender: Female
Born: January 23, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 9, 1981 in Chico, California, United States
Affiliations: Metro Social and Athletic Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Martha Worst represented the Metropolitan Social and Athletic Association as a javelin thrower. She won the AAU javelin title in 1936, which doubled as the 1936 Olympic Trials. That was her only known effort at national level competition. She later married, became Martha Smith, and competed on the West Coast through at least 1938. She worked as a clerk at a life insurance company until the birth of their first child.

Personal Best: JT – 131-8 [40.13] (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Women's Javelin Throw United States USA 9

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Standings 9 36.69
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round One 7 35.86
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 8 36.69 36.69
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 9 35.80 36.69
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