Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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Men's shot put
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 2
Competitors 22 from 14 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 shot put event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 2, 1936. The final was won by German Hans Woellke.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Athlete Nationality Distance Notes
Hans Woellke Germany Q
Sulo Bärlund Finland Q
Gerhard Stöck Germany Q
Sam Francis United States Q
Jack Torrance United States Q
Dimitri Zaitz United States Q
František Douda Czechoslovakia Q
Arnold Viiding Estonia Q
Gunnar Bergh Sweden Q
Hans-Heinrich Sievert Germany Q
Aleksa Kovačević Yugoslavia Q
József Darányi Hungary Q
Risto Kuntsi Finland Q
Karel Hoplíček Czechoslovakia Q
Antônio Lira Brazil
Abdul Rahim Afghanistan
Chen Baoqiu China
Jaroslav Vítek Czechoslovakia
Jean Wagner Luxembourg
Jules Noël France
Shizuo Takada Japan

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Hans Woellke Germany 15.96 14.76 15.72 15.90 16.20 14.98 16.20 OR
2 Sulo Bärlund Finland 15.68 16.03 14.98 15.52 16.12 15.42 16.12
3 Gerhard Stöck Germany 15.56 15.56 15.14 15.29 14.78 15.66 15.66
4 Sam Francis United States 15.45 15.09 15.09 x 14.57 13.61 15.45
5 Jack Torrance United States 15.38 14.40 15.34 14.79 14.57 14.56 15.38
6 Dimitri Zaitz United States 15.32 14.16 14.09 14.09 x 14.85 15.32
7 František Douda Czechoslovakia 15.09 15.05 15.28 15.28
8 Arnold Viiding Estonia 14.72 14.31 15.23 15.23
9 Gunnar Bergh Sweden 14.83 15.01 14.51 15.01
10 Hans-Heinrich Sievert Germany 14.79 14.43 13.23 14.79
11 Aleksa Kovačević Yugoslavia 14.74 x 14.27 14.74
12 József Darányi Hungary 14.63 14.45 x 14.63
13 Risto Kuntsi Finland x 14.20 14.61 14.61
14 István Horváth Hungary 13.66 14.18 14.32 14.32
15 Karel Hoplíček Czechoslovakia 14.12 13.72 13.34 14.12

Key: OR = Olympic record

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