Athletics at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw

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Men's discus throw
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates August 2 (qualifying and final)
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1936 1952»
Athletics at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
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
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's discus throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 2. The final was won by Italian Adolfo Consolini.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st Adolfo Consolini Italy 49.67 52.78 47.94 x 50.51 50.43 52.78 OR
2nd Giuseppe Tosi Italy 51.78 48.81 50.11 50.09 x 51.18 51.78
3rd Fortune Gordien United States 47.95 49.20 50.77 x 48.74 x 50.77
4 Ivar Ramstad Norway 49.21
5 Ferenc Klics Hungary 48.21
6 Veikko Nyqvist Finland 47.33
7 Nikolaos Syllas Greece 47.25
8 Stein Johnson Norway 46.54
9 Arvo Huutoniemi Finland 45.28
10 Uno Fransson Sweden 45.25
11 Hermann Tunner Austria 44.43
12 Eduardo Julve Peru 44.05

Key: OR = Olympic record

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