Helma Notte

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelma Emma•Notte (-Baur)
Used nameHelma•Notte
Born22 September 1911 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died14 March 1997 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Measurements175 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsTurnverein Grafenberg Düsseldorf
NOC Germany


In 1928 German high jumper Helma Notte became the first Olympian from Dusseldorf, finishing sixth. She was seventh in 1932 at Los Angeles. In 1928 and 1930 Notte was German champion and she competed at three international matches. In 1930 she placed third in the Women’s World Games in Praha. She later was injured in a hurdle race and had to retire from athletics. In the 1950s, Notte opened a knitwear company in München, which became a sub-contracted Olympic clothing company for Olympians.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.59 (1932).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Helma Notte
High Jump, Women (Olympic) 6
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Helma Notte
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Germany DNS
High Jump, Women (Olympic) 7

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