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Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

The women's discus throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 4, 1936. The final was won by Gisela Mauermayer of Germany.[1]

Women's discus throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
DatesAugust 4
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gisela Mauermayer
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jadwiga Wajs
 Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paula Mollenhauer
 Germany
← 1932
1948 →

ResultsEdit

Final standingsEdit

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
  Gisela Mauermayer   Germany 47.63 OR
  Jadwiga Wajs   Poland 46.22
  Paula Mollenhauer   Germany 39.80
4 Ko Nakamura   Japan 38.24
5 Hide Mineshima   Japan 37.35
6 Birgit Lundström   Sweden 35.92
7 Ans Panhorst-Niesink   Netherlands 35.21
8 Gertrude Wilhelmsen   United States 34.43
9 Helen Stephens   United States 34.33
10 Gabre Gabric   Italy 34.31
11 Margarethe Held   Austria 34.05
12 Margaréta Schieferová   Czechoslovakia 34.03
13 Veronika Kohlbach   Austria 34.00
14 Lucienne Velu   France 33.95
15 Fumi Kojima   Japan 33.66
16 Tini Koopmans   Netherlands 33.50
17 Vera Neferović   Yugoslavia 33.02
18 Evelyn Ferrara   United States 32.52
19 Anna Hagemann   Germany 28.48

Key: OR = Olympic record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games: Women's Discus Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 January 2018.