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Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

The Women's javelin throw competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal was held on 23–24 July.[1]

Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Date23 July 1976 (qualifications)
24 July 1976 (finals)
Competitors15 from 10 nations
Winning distance65.94 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ruth Fuchs
 East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marion Becker
 West Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kate Schmidt
 United States
← 1972
1980 →

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

The qualification distance was set to 60.00 metres.

Rank Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Note
1 Marion Becker   West Germany 65.14 65.14
2 Ruth Fuchs   East Germany 62.46 62.46 Q
3 Kate Schmidt   United States 61.50 61.50 Q
4 Eva Janko   Austria 60.90 60.90 Q
5 Jacqueline Hein   East Germany 60.70 60.70 Q
6 Karin Smith   United States x x 59.36 59.36 q
7 Tessa Sanderson   Great Britain x 57.18 57.18 q
8 Svetlana Babich   Soviet Union 56.82 56.82 q
9 Yordanka Peeva   Bulgaria x 53.62 56.74 56.74 q
10 Nadezhda Yakubovich   Soviet Union x x 56.56 56.56 q
11 Sabine Sebrowski   East Germany 55.42 55.42 q
12 Éva Ráduly-Zörgő   Romania 55.34 55.34 q
13 Sherry Calvert   United States 52.58 x 53.08 53.08
Sofia Sakorafa   Greece NM
Christine Hunt   Australia NM

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
  Ruth Fuchs   East Germany 65.94 59.58 65.06 54.48 58.82 58.44 65.94 OR
  Marion Becker   West Germany 60.66 60.52 64.70 x x x 64.70
  Kate Schmidt   United States x x 59.70 57.90 x 63.96 63.96
4 Jacqueline Hein   East Germany 58.30 61.68 60.90 55.16 x 63.84 63.84
5 Sabine Sebrowski   East Germany 57.02 59.10 63.08 56.46 54.34 51.72 63.08
6 Svetlana Babich   Soviet Union x 49.24 59.42 x x x 59.42
7 Nadezhda Yakubovich   Soviet Union 58.10 x 59.16 55.76 x 52.66 59.16
8 Karin Smith   United States 53.86 57.50 55.32 52.66 45.08 39.48 57.50
9 Eva Janko   Austria 55.04 57.20 x 57.20
10 Tessa Sanderson   Great Britain 57.00 55.96 x 57.00
11 Éva Ráduly-Zörgő   Romania 54.40 53.88 55.60 55.60
12 Yordanka Peeva   Bulgaria 50.28 52.02 52.24 52.24

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Women's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2018.

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