Jean Shiley

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Jean Shiley Newhouse (November 20, 1911 - March 11, 1998) is a former American high jumper. She was born as Jean Shiley in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles she won the Olympic gold medal.

Shiley held the world record between 1932 and 1939.

Olympic medalists in athletics (women) | Olympic Champions in High Jump
1928: Ethel Catherwood | 1932: Jean Shiley | 1936: Ibolya Csák | 1948: Alice Coachman | 1952: Esther Brand | 1956: Mildred McDaniel | 1960: Iolanda Balaş | 1964: Iolanda Balaş | 1968: Miloslavá Rezková | 1972: Ulrike Meyfarth | 1976: Rosemarie Ackermann | 1980: Sara Simeoni | 1984: Ulrike Meyfarth | 1988: Louise Ritter | 1992: Heike Henkel | 1996: Stefka Kostadinova | 2000: Yelena Yelesina | 2004: Yelena Slesarenko
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