Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's hammer throw

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir
Date July 10
Competitors 15 from 10 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1920 1928»
Athletics at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeplechase men
4×100 m relay men
4×400 m relay men
3000 m team race men
10 km walk men
Road events
Marathon men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men
Hammer throw men
Javelin throw men
Combined events
Pentathlon men
Decathlon men
Cross-country events
Individual men
Team men

The men's hammer throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Thursday, July 10, 1924.

15 hammer throwers from ten nations competed.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1924 Summer Olympics.

World Record 57.77 United States Patrick Ryan New York (USA) August 17, 1913
Olympic Record 54.74 United States Matt McGrath Stockholm (SWE) July 14, 1912

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The best six throwers qualified for the final. The throwing order and the throwing series are not available.

Place Athlete Distance Qual.
1  Fred Tootell (USA) 50.60 Q
2  Malcolm Nokes (GBR) 48.875 Q
3  Erik Eriksson (FIN) 47.975 Q
4  Matt McGrath (USA) 47.075 Q
5  Ossian Skiöld (SWE) 45.075 Q
6  James McEachern (USA) 44.935 Q
7  Carl Johan Lind (SWE) 44.785
8  John Murdoch (CAN) 42.48
9  Jack Merchant (USA) 41.455
10  Robert Saint-Pé (FRA) 36.27
11  Karl Jensen (DEN) 36.265
12  Pierre Zaïdin (FRA) 36.155
13  Camilio Zemi (ITA) 35.00
14  Octávio Zani (BRA) 33.895
 Henk Kamerbeek (NED) NM

Final[edit]

The final was held on the same day.

Place Athlete Qual. Width Final Width Distance
1  Fred Tootell (USA) 50.60 53.285 53.285
2  Matt McGrath (USA) 47.075 50.84 50.84
3  Malcolm Nokes (GBR) 48.875 48.875
4  Erik Eriksson (FIN) 47.975 48.74 48.74
5  Ossian Skiöld (SWE) 45.075 45.285 45.285
6  James McEachern (USA) 44.935 45.225 45.225

References[edit]