Olympic Champion - 1932   

Offical website for Evelyn Furtsch Ojeda

Evelyn Furtsch Ojeda was awarded a gold medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay
with teammates Mary Carew, Annette Rogers and Wilhelmina von Bremen
at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

1932 Olympic record 47 (46.9) seconds / 1932 World's record 46.9
Born: April 17, 1914 San Diego, CA     Died: March 5, 2015

Los Angeles had constructed the very first Olympic Village for the Games. The Olympic Village consisted of
321 acres in Baldwin Hills and offered 550 two-bedroom portable bungalows for the male athletes, a hospital,
post office, library, and a large number of eating establishments to feed the athletes. The female athletes
were housed in the Chapman Park Hotel downtown, which offered more luxuries than the bungalows.
The 1932 Olympic Games also debuted the first photo-finish cameras as well as the victory platform.

Approximately 1,300 athletes participated, representing 37 countries.
Evelyn Furtsch Track Scholarship
Awarded by the Tustin Area Historic Society

Tustin High School Winners

Awards given at the Senior Scholarship Breakfast

Left to right:
Gretchen Whisler, Uriel Castañeda,
Arlene Peraita, Danyelle Squyres

Winner - Jose Munguia
Winner -Odalis Rincon Ramirez

Tustin Area Historic Society: Presenters

Original Group:
Pete Beatty: Past TAHS President and Scholarship founder
Gretchen Whisler: Past TAHS President,
Judy Kuykendall: Past TAHS Board - Was a Tustin High School track and field star. (Passed away Feb. 15th. 2022)
Barbara Squyres: Daughter of Evelyn Furtsch
Danyelle Squyres: Granddaughter of Evelyn Furtsch

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