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

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Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the XIV Olympiad
Dates July 31 (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 hammer throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on July 31. The final was won by Hungarian Imre Nemeth.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Imre Nemeth Hungary 53.59 55.44 54.94 50.05 x 56.07 56.07
2 Ivan Gubijan Yugoslavia x x 54.27 51.76 54.22 x 54.27
3 Robert Bennett United States 52.53 51.11 52.08 53.73 51.21 49.81 53.73
4 Sam Felton United States 53.66
5 Lauri Tamminen Finland 53.08
6 Bo Ericson Sweden 52.98
7 Teseo Taddia Italy 51.74
8 Einar Söderqvist Sweden 51.48
9 Henry Dreyer United States 51.37
10 Svend Aage Frederiksen Denmark 50.07
11 Duncan Clark Great Britain 48.35
12 Hans Houtzager Netherlands 45.69
13 Gin Gang-Hwan South Korea 43.93

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