Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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The Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place on 24 July at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. [1]

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Medalists

GoldUS flag 48 stars.svg  Cy Young  (USA)
SilverUS flag 48 stars.svg  Bill Miller  (USA)
BronzeFlag of Finland.svg  Toivo Hyytiäinen  (FIN)

Records

Standing records prior to the 1952 Summer Olympics
World Record Flag of Finland.svg  Yrjö Nikkanen  (FIN)78.70 m October 16, 1938 Flag of Finland.svg Kotka, Finland
Olympic Record Flag of Finland.svg  Matti Järvinen  (FIN)72.71 m August 4, 1932 Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles, United States

Results

Qualifying round

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 64.00 advance to the Final.

RankGroupAthleteNationalityResultNotes
1A Toivo Hyytiäinen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 71.29
2A Per-Arne Berglund Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 71.28
3B Viktor Tsybulenko Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 69.42
4A Bud Held US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 68.62
5A Otto Bengtsson Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 67.58
6B Cy Young US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 67.26
7A Herbert Koschel Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 67.22
8B Soini Nikkinen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 67.15
9A Branko Dangubić Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia 66.58
10A Ragnar Ericzon Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 66.68
11B Dick Miller Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 64.81
12A Ricardo Héber Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 64.82
13B Bill Miller US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 64.81
14B Amos Matteucci Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 64.50
15A Eino Leppänen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 64.47
16B Yury Shcherbakov Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 64.39
17A Vladimir Kuznetsov Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 64.38
18B Janusz Sidło Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland 62.16
19A Michael Denley Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 61.58
20B Zbigniew Radziwonowicz Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland 61.50
21B Halil Zıraman Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 61.19
22B Aristidis Roubanis Flag of Greece (1828-1978).svg  Greece 60.55
23B József Várszegi Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Hungary 56.82
24A Jalal Khan Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 55.56
25B Reinaldo Oliver Puerto rico national sport flag.svg  Puerto Rico 52.40
26A Brígido Iriarte Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg  Venezuela 52.13

Final

RankAthleteNationality123456ResultNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Cy Young US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 68.4573.7872.8065.7371.73x73.78 OR
Silver medal icon.svg Bill Miller US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 72.4671.6563.9565.4166.9770.4572.46
Bronze medal icon.svg Toivo Hyytiäinen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 71.8971.2470.2570.0069.5571.1671.89
4 Viktor Tsybulenko Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 71.7270.4466.4871.3766.49x71.72
5 Branko Dangubić Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia 66.2161.0970.5558.94x70.55
6 Vladimir Kuznetsov Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 70.3765.7164.8156.1658.0860.1070.37
7 Ragnar Ericzon Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 69.0464.5568.0269.04
8 Soini Nikkinen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 68.8064.0861.5868.80
9 Bud Held US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 68.42xx68.42
10 Per-Arne Berglund Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 58.9367.4764.1367.47
11 Otto Bengtsson Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 65.5063.9264.5865.50
12 Herbert Koschel Flag of Germany.svg  Germany x64.5464.0664.54
13 Yury Shcherbakov Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 64.5260.0960.7964.52
14 Dick Miller Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain x63.7559.6463.75
15 Ricardo Héber Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 60.4362.7062.8262.82
16 Eino Leppänen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 58.2862.61x62.61
17 Amos Matteucci Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 59.7561.6761.3861.67

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References

  1. "Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Men's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 January 2018.