|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Eleanor Inez•Montgomery|
|Born||13 November 1946 in Cleveland, Ohio (USA)|
|Died||28 December 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio (USA)|
|Measurements||174 cm / 61 kg|
|Affiliations||TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA)|
Eleanor Montgomery was a two-time gold medalist in the high jump at the Pan American Games, in 1963 and 1967. She competed in the 1963 Pan Ams and the 1964 Olympics while still a student at Cleveland’s John Adams High School. Montgomery won six AAU high jump titles, in 1963-67, and 1969, and added seven AAU titles indoors. She attended Tennessee State University and also jumped for the Cleveland Recreation Department.
Montgomery later worked for the city of Cleveland in the Cleveland Municipal School District, supervising their attendance office. She also worked with the Interchurch Youth Activities Program, helping with their annual track meets and she served as an official for high school track and cross-country meets. Montgomery was the Executive Director of the NFL Players’ Association Youth Camp and also assisted with the Special Olympics.
Personal Bests: HJ – 5-11 (1.80) (1969); LJ – 18-1½ (5.52) (1962).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1964 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Eleanor Montgomery|
|High Jump, Women (Olympic)||8|
|1968 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Eleanor Montgomery|
|High Jump, Women (Olympic)||19 r1/2|