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

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Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 3
Competitors 27 from 16 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1932 1948»
Athletics at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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 hammer throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 3, 1936. The final was won by German Karl Hein.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Athlete Nationality Result Notes
Karl Hein Germany Q
Erwin Blask Germany Q
Fred Warngård Sweden Q
Gustaf Alfons Koutonen Finland Q
William Rowe United States Q
Donald Favor United States Q
Bernhard Greulich Germany Q
Koit Annamaa Estonia Q
Henry Dreyer United States Q
Sulo Heino Finland Q
Ville Pörhölä Finland Q
Gunnar Jansson Sweden Q
Isao Abe Japan Q
Evert Linné Sweden Q
Giovanni Cantagalli Italy Q
Joseph Wirtz France Q
Anton Barticevic Chile Q
Assis Naban Brazil
Khristos Dimitropoulos Greece
Eiichiro Matsuno Japan
Emil Janausch Austria
Jaroslav Eliáš Czechoslovakia
Jaroslav Knotek Czechoslovakia
Hans Houtzager Netherlands
Milan Stepišnik Yugoslavia
Norman Drake Great Britain
Pedro Goić Yugoslavia

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Karl Hein Germany 52.13 52.44 x 54.70 54.85 56.49 56.49 OR
2 Erwin Blask Germany 52.55 55.04 x 54.10 54.48 x 55.04
3 Fred Warngård Sweden 52.05 52.98 54.03 54.83 53.30 50.61 54.83
4 Gustaf Alfons Koutonen Finland x 50.01 51.90 49.11 49.91 x 51.90
5 William Rowe United States 51.53 51.04 49.29 50.32 51.66 x 51.66
6 Donald Favor United States 50.78 50.02 51.01 48.48 50.33 47.71 51.01
7 Bernhard Greulich Germany 50.19 x 50.61 50.61
8 Koit Annamaa Estonia 48.77 49.54 50.46 50.46
9 Henry Dreyer United States 49.81 x 50.42 50.42
10 Sulo Heino Finland 49.93 47.15 48.30 49.93
11 Ville Pörhölä Finland 45.35 x 49.89 49.89
12 Gunnar Jansson Sweden 49.21 48.49 49.28 49.28
13 Isao Abe Japan 47.40 41.83 49.01 49.01
14 Evert Linné Sweden x 47.25 47.61 47.61
15 Giovanni Cantagalli Italy 45.21 47.42 45.08 47.42
16 Joseph Wirtz France x 44.82 45.69 45.69
17 Anton Barticevic Chile x 43.02 45.23 45.23

Key: OR = Olympic record

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