Adelaide Meyer

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAdelaide•Meyer
Used nameAdelaide•Meyer
Born4 June 1906 in Brooklyn, New York, New York (USA)
Died1 June 1944 in Brooklyn, New York, New York (USA)
AffiliationsTurnverwein Vorwärts of Brooklyn
NOC United States


Adelaide Meyer competed for the USA team in the team event, the only women’s gymnastics event at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, with the team finishing fifth. Meyer represented the Turnverein Vorwärts of Brooklyn. She was born in Brooklyn, and attended PS (Public School) 75 and Bushwick High School. Meyer later became a secretary for the New York Telephone Company.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Adelaide Meyer
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) United States 5