Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's shot put

The women's shot put throwing event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on 2 September.[1]

Women's shot put
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates2 September
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Tamara Press
 Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Johanna Lüttge
 United Team of Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Earlene Brown
 United States
← 1956
1964 →

ResultsEdit

Top 12 throwers and ties plus all throwers reaching 14.50 metres advanced to the finals. All distances are listen in metres.

QualifyingEdit

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3
1 Earlene Brown   United States 16.15 16.15 pass pass
2 Valerie Sloper   New Zealand 16.07 16.07 pass pass
3 Tamara Press   Soviet Union 16.00 13.23 16.00 pass
4 Wilfriede Hoffmann   United Team of Germany 15.84 15.84 pass pass
5 Renate Boy   United Team of Germany 15.78 15.78 pass pass
6 Johanna Lüttge   United Team of Germany 15.51 15.51 pass pass
7 Zinaida Doynikova   Soviet Union 15.10 15.10 pas pass
8 Galina Zybina   Soviet Union 15.03 15.03 pass pass
9 Jadwiga Klimaj   Poland 14.85 foul foul 14.85
10 Milena Usenik   Yugoslavia 14.74 14.20 14.74 pass
11 Věra Černá   Czechoslovakia 14.51 14.51 pass pass
12 Eugenia Rusin   Poland 14.50 14.28 14.50 pass
13 Lidiya Sharamovich   Bulgaria 14.09 14.06 14.09 foul
14 Tsvetanka Krasteva   Bulgaria 13.99 13.66 13.99 foul
15 Yasuko Matsuda   Japan 13.51 13.51 12.56 12.99
16 Suzanne Farmer   Great Britain 13.10 12.03 13.10 pass
17 Ayala Hetzroni   Israel 12.59 12.59 12.59 pass
18 Wu Jin-yun   Republic of China 11.76 11.53 11.42 11.76

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
  Tamara Press   Soviet Union 17.32 16.08 17.32 OR 16.40 16.19 16.20 16.14 OR
  Johanna Lüttge   United Team of Germany 16.61 16.21 16.59 =OR 15.74 15.20 15.40 16.61
  Earlene Brown   United States 16.42 15.73 16.34 16.07 15.80 15.95 16.42
4 Valerie Sloper   New Zealand 16.39 16.11 16.26 15.72 16.39 16.21 16.07
5 Zinaida Doynikova   Soviet Union 16.13 foul 15.72 15.40 15.65 16.13 15.52
6 Renate Boy   United Team of Germany 15.94 15.61 15.94 15.40 15.07 15.20 15.60
7 Galina Zybina   Soviet Union 15.56 13.82 15.56 15.27
8 Wilfriede Hoffmann   United Team of Germany 15.14 14.87 14.75 15.14
9 Věra Černá   Czechoslovakia 15.06 15.06 14.29 foul
10 Jadwiga Klimaj   Poland 14.66 14.06 14.66 13.78
11 Eugenia Rusin   Poland 14.55 foul 14.55 14.18
12 Milena Usenik   Yugoslavia 14.19 14.19 14.12 14.11

Key: OR = Olympic record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1960 Rome Summer Games: Women's Shot Put". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 January 2018.