Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw

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Men's discus throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 5
Competitors 31 from 17 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1932 1948»
Athletics at the
1936 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeple men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's discus throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 5, 1936. The final was won by American Ken Carpenter.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Athlete Nationality Distance Notes
Ken Carpenter United States Q
Gordon Dunn United States Q
Giorgio Oberweger Italy Q
Reidar Sørlie Norway Q
Willy Schröder Germany Q
Nikolaos Syllas Greece Q
Gunnar Bergh Sweden Q
Åke Hedvall Sweden Q
Johann Wotapek Austria Q
Helge Sivertsen Norway Q
Hans Fritsch Germany Q
Jules Noël France Q
Walter Wood United States Q
Bernard Prendergast Great Britain
Guo Jie China
Emil Janausch Austria
Endre Madarász Hungary
Gerhard Hilbrecht Germany
Harald Andersson Sweden 38.50
Jean Wagner Luxembourg
Kalevi Kotkas Finland
Laurence Reavell-Carter Great Britain
Ling Peigeng China
Miroslav Vítek Czechoslovakia
Nikola Kleut Yugoslavia
Oskar Ospelt Liechtenstein
Paul Winter France
Petre Havaleţ Romania
Ruggero Biancani Italy
Valér Barač Czechoslovakia
Veljko Narančić Yugoslavia

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Ken Carpenter United States x 44.53 48.98 x 50.48 47.48 50.48 OR
2 Gordon Dunn United States x 49.36 48.04 47.21 47.77 x 49.36
3 Giorgio Oberweger Italy 46.67 46.65 49.23 47.28 x x 49.23
4 Reidar Sørlie Norway 47.01 48.77 46.79 47.66 48.65 47.87 48.77
5 Willy Schröder Germany 44.79 47.22 45.01 47.39 47.81 47.93 47.93
6 Nikolaos Syllas Greece 47.75 44.58 47.07 45.34 47.59 47.67 47.75
7 Gunnar Bergh Sweden 44.19 47.13 47.22 47.22
8 Åke Hedvall Sweden 46.20 46.15 45.83 46.20
9 Johann Wotapek Austria 45.65 44.34 46.05 46.05
10 Helge Sivertsen Norway x 45.82 45.89 45.89
11 Hans Fritsch Germany 38.91 45.10 43.61 45.10
12 Jules Noël France 44.56 x 43.70 44.56
13 Walter Wood United States 43.83 x 43.32 43.83

Key: OR = Olympic record

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