Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 6
Competitors 28 from 19 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 javelin throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 6, 1936. The final was won by German Gerhard Stöck.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 Result Notes
1 József Várszegi Hungary 58.5 69.7 69.7
2 Yrjo Nikkanen Finland 59.6 67.0 67.0
3 Matti Järvinen Finland 66.0 66.0
4 Eugeniusz Lokajski Poland 65.5 65.5
5 Kalervo Toivonen Finland 59.0 64.9 64.9
5 Gustav Sule Estonia 64.9 64.9
7 Lennart Atterwall Sweden 64.4 64.4
8 Gerhard Stöck Germany 63.5 63.5
9 Gottfried Weimann Germany 63.2 63.2
10 Walter Turczyk Poland 59.0 foul 63.1 63.1
11 Oto Jurģis Latvia 58.0 59.8 61.9 61.9
12 Jaap van der Poll Netherlands 58.0 61.7 61.7
13 Alton Terry United States 61.5 61.5
14 Lee Bartlett United States 60.8 60.8
15 Jim Courtright Canada foul 60.3 60.3
15 Friedrich Gerdes Germany foul 60.3 60.3
17 Malcolm Metcalf United States 60.2 60.2
18 Ibrahim Okasha Egypt 50.0 foul 58.0 58.0
19 Konstantinos Metaxas Greece 50.0 56.0 56.0 56.0
20 Noboru Ueno Japan 54.0 55.0 48.0 55.0
20 Rudolf Markušić Yugoslavia 50.0 55.0 50.0 55.0
22 Josef Neumann Switzerland 52.0 50.0 47.0 52.0
22 Kristján Vattnes Iceland 46.0 52.0 45.0 52.0
22 Napoleon Papageorgiou Greece 50.0 52.0 52.0 52.0
25 Josef Klein Czechoslovakia 50.0 foul 50.0 50.0
26 Hoh Chunde China 48.0 40.0 40.0 48.0
26 Pavol Mal'a Czechoslovakia foul 48.0 48.0 48.0
28 Pascual Gutiérrez Mexico 31.1 35.0 foul 35.0

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Gerhard Stöck Germany x 68.11 65.50 66.00 71.84 65.00 71.84
2 Yrjo Nikkanen Finland x 70.77 x 62.00 62.00 63.00 70.77
3 Kalervo Toivonen Finland 62.00 67.00 68.76 x 70.72 x 70.72
4 Lennart Atterwall Sweden 67.15 69.20 x 65.00 61.00 62.00 69.20
5 Matti Järvinen Finland 68.30 69.18 x 64.00 x 66.00 69.18
6 Alton Terry United States 67.10 67.15 x 64.00 65.00 62.00 67.15
7 Eugeniusz Lokajski Poland 66.39
8 József Várszegi Hungary 65.30
9 Gottfried Weimann Germany 63.58
10 Walter Turczyk Poland 63.36
11 Gustav Sule Estonia 63.26
12 Lee Bartlett United States 61.15
13 Oto Jurģis Latvia 60.71
14 Jim Courtright Canada 60.54
15 Malcolm Metcalf United States 58.20
16 Jaap van der Poll Netherlands 56.25
17 Friedrich Gerdes Germany 55.93

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