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

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Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Venue Helsinki Olympic Stadium
DateJuly 24
Competitors19 from 13 nations
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg Dana Zátopková
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia
Silver medal icon.svg Aleksandra Chudina
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union
Bronze medal icon.svg Yelena Gorchakova
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union
  1948
1956  

The Women's javelin throw at the 1952 Olympic Games took place on 24 July at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Czech athlete Dana Zátopková won the gold medal and set a new Olympic record. [1]

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Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World record Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Natalya Smirnitskaya (URS) {{{world_mark}}} Moscow, Soviet Union 1949
Olympic recordFlag of Austria.svg  Herma Bauma  (AUT)45.57 m London, United Kingdom 31 July 1948

The following record was set during this competition.

DateEventAthleteTimeORWR
24 JulyFinalFlag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Dana Zátopková  (TCH)50.47 mOR

Results

Qualifying round

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 38.00 m advance to the Final.

RankAthleteNationalityResultNotes
1 Aleksandra Chudina Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 46.17 OR
2 Galina Zybina Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 45.95
3 Dana Zátopková Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia 45.57
4 Yelena Gorchakova Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 45.18
5 Marlies Müller Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 44.99
6 Jutta Krüger Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 43.43
7 Herma Bauma Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 43.07
8 Marjorie Larney US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 41.44
9 Inge Bausenwein Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 40.53
10 Anni Rättyä Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 40.47
11 Estrella Puente Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 40.10
12 Maria Ciach Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland 39.96
13 Lily Carlstedt-Kelsby Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 39.61
14 Diane Coates Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 39.45
15 Ada Turci Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 39.31
16 Elsa Torikka Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 39.27
17 Kaisa Parviainen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 39.10
18 Gerda Martín Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 36.94
19 Amalia Yubi Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg  Mexico 35.59
Edith Thomas Flag of Chile.svg  Chile NM
Gerda Schilling-Staniek Flag of Austria.svg  Austria NM

Final

RankAthleteNationality123456ResultNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Dana Zátopková Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia 50.4741.3446.2843.4545.6247.6350.47 OR
Silver medal icon.svg Aleksandra Chudina Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 46.7145.2047.50x49.6150.0150.01
Bronze medal icon.svg Yelena Gorchakova Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 46.6749.7648.2745.2843.1043.2849.76
4 Galina Zybina Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 44.8648.3547.2447.9447.8145.9548.35
5 Lily Carlstedt-Kelsby Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 46.2340.9045.3042.3844.8244.7746.23
6 Marlies Müller Flag of Germany.svg  Germany x44.37x43.21x43.0844.37
7 Maria Ciach Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Poland 42.5543.5344.3144.31
8 Jutta Krüger Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 44.3042.1741.7744.30
9 Herma Bauma Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 42.5442.2741.1342.54
10 Estrella Puente Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 39.4141.4441.44
11 Ada Turci Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 41.1541.2040.0341.20
12 Inge Bausenwein Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 41.1639.6039.5541.16
13 Marjorie Larney US flag 48 stars.svg  United States x40.5836.0440.58
14 Anni Rättyä Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 40.3338.8540.5640.56
15 Diane Coates Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 40.1739.2838.5540.17
16 Kaisa Parviainen Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 38.0339.82x39.82
17 Elsa Torikka Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 39.58x36.7339.58

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References

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