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

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Women's discus throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Dates August 4
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 women's discus throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 4, 1936. The final was won by German Gisela Mauermayer.

Results[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1st Gisela Mauermayer Germany 47.63 OR
2nd Jadwiga Wajs Poland 46.22
3rd Paula Mollenhauer Germany 39.80
4 Ko Nakamura-Yoshino Japan 38.24
5 Hide Mineshima Japan 37.35
6 Birgit Lundström Sweden 35.92
7 Ans Panhorst-Niesink Netherlands 35.21
8 Gertrude Wilhelmsen United States 34.43
9 Helen Stephens United States 34.33
10 Gabre Gabric Italy 34.31
11 Margarethe Held Austria 34.05
12 Margaréta Schieferová Czechoslovakia 34.03
13 Veronica Kohlbach Austria 34.00
14 Lucienne Velu France 33.95
15 Fumi Kojima Japan 33.66
16 Tini Koopmans Netherlands 33.50
17 Vera Neferović Yugoslavia 33.02
18 Evelyn Ferrara United States 32.52
19 Anne Hagemann Germany 28.48

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]