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

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Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Dates August 2
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 javelin throw 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 Tilly Fleischer.

Results[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1 Tilly Fleischer Germany 45.18 OR
2 Luise Krüger Germany 43.29
3 Maria Kwaśniewska Poland 41.80
4 Herma Bauma Austria 41.66
5 Sadako Yamamoto Japan 41.45
6 Lydia Eberhardt Germany 41.37
7 Gertrude Wilhelmsen United States 37.35
8 Gien de Kock Netherlands 36.93
9 Martha Worst United States 36.69
10 Irja Lipasti Finland 33.69
11 Jeanne Van Kesteren Belgium 33.13
12 Jelica Stanojević Yugoslavia 29.88
13 Betty Burch United States 28.84
14 Kathleen Connall Great Britain 27.80

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]