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Esther Brand at the 1952 Olympics
|Born||(1922-09-29)29 September 1922
Springbok, Northern Cape, South Africa
|Died||20 June 2015(2015-06-20) (aged 92)
Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
|Event(s)||High jump, discus throw|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||HJ – 1.67 m (1952)
DT – 40.30 m(1952)
Esther Cornelia Brand (née van Heerden; 29 September 1922 – 20 June 2015) was a South African athlete. She competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics and won a gold medal in the high jump, placing 20th in the discus throw. Brand was ranked world #1 in the high jump in 1940–41 and 1952, #3 in 1951 and #5 in 1939. In 1941 she equaled the world record of 1.66 m.
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- Ester Brand (née van Heerden). trackfield.brinkster.net
- Olimpiese atleet Esther Brand (92) ‘blaas stil laaste asem uit’. netwerk24.com (21 June 2015) (in Afrikaans)
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