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Table 2 Characteristics of female olympic athletes by event

From: Differences in life expectancy between olympic high jumpers, discus throwers, marathon and 100 meter runners

  100-m High Jump Discus P value
All (N) 54 25 28  
 Age at race (years) 20.7 ± 3.1 20.1 ± 3.4 22.2 ± 3.3 0.041
 Weight (lbs) 127 (57.7 kg) ± 17.8 (8.1 kg) 131 (59.5 kg) ± 9.3 (4.2 kg) 149 (67.6 kg) ± 16.6 (7.5 kg) <0.001
 Height (in) 65.6 (1.67 m) ± 2.3 (0.058 m) 67.1 (1.70 m) ± 2.1 (0.053 m) 66.9 (1.70 m) ± 2.3 (0.058 m) 0.056
 USA athlete (%) 13.0 24.0 21.4 0.41