Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Men's hammer throw

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Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Venue Helsinki Olympic Stadium
Dates July 24
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1948 1956»
Athletics at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
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80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
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3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
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10 km walk men
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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 at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place on 24 July at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  József Csermák (HUN)
Silver  Karl Storch (GER)
Bronze  Imre Németh (HUN)

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1952 Summer Olympics
World Record  Imre Németh (HUN) 59.88 m May 19, 1950 Hungary Budapest, Hungary
Olympic Record  Karl Hein (GER) 56.49 m August 3, 1936 Germany Berlin, Germany

The following Olympic and world records were set during this competition.

Date Event Athlete Distance OR WR
24 July Final  József Csermák (HUN) 60.34 m OR WR

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 49.00 advance to the Final.

Rank Group Athlete Nationality Result Notes
1 A József Csermák Hungary 57.20 OR
2 A Karl Storch Germany 55.35
3 B Sverre Strandli Norway 54.96
4 A Ivan Gubijan Yugoslavia 54.76
5 A Karl Wolf Germany 53.86
6 B Teseo Taddia Italy 53.85
7 A Miloš Máca Czechoslovakia 53.72
8 B Heorhiy Dybenko Soviet Union 53.70
9 A Jiří Dadák Czechoslovakia 53.66
10 A Imre Németh Hungary 53.59
11 B Mykola Redkin Soviet Union 53.58
12 A Oiva Halmetoja Finland 52.55
13 B Mikhail Krivonosov Soviet Union 51.15
14 B Constantin Dumitru Romania 50.92
15 A Sam Felton United States 50.89
16 B Poul Cederquist Denmark 50.77
17 A Duncan Clark Great Britain 50.69
18 B Peter Allday Great Britain 50.59
19 B Reino Kuivamäki Finland 50.58
20 A Marty Engel United States 50.00
21 B Rudolf Galin Yugoslavia 49.98
22 B Pierre Legrain France 49.75
23 B Bob Backus United States 49.39
24 B Henri Haest Belgium 49.08
25 A Lauri Tamminen Finland 49.05
26 B Aivo Lucioli Italy 48.74
27 A Roger Veeser Switzerland 48.60
28 A Fazal Hussain Pakistan 48.36
29 A Ewan Douglas Great Britain 48.25
30 A André Osterberger France 47.87
31 A Muhammad Igbal Pakistan 47.45
32 A Arturo Melcher Chile 45.55
A Jaime Annexy Puerto Rico NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 József Csermák Hungary 58.45 57.28 60.34 49.68 x x 60.34 WR
2 Karl Storch Germany x 56.45 58.18 58.86 57.80 58.34 58.86
3 Imre Németh Hungary 54.92 55.05 56.82 54.95 57.74 56.30 57.74
4 Jiří Dadák Czechoslovakia 54.00 56.81 x 51.72 55.61 54.04 56.81
5 Mykola Redkin Soviet Union 53.08 56.55 52.30 53.55 x 54.16 56.55
6 Karl Wolf Germany 56.49 54.98 53.79 53.60 x 56.41 56.49
7 Sverre Strandli Norway 56.36 53.77 55.07 56.36
8 Heorhiy Dybenko Soviet Union 55.03 x 53.68 55.03
9 Ivan Gubijan Yugoslavia 53.53 53.82 54.54 54.54
10 Teseo Taddia Italy x x 54.27 54.27
11 Sam Felton United States 53.10 x 53.32 53.32
12 Constantin Dumitru Romania 52.77 x 50.62 52.77
13 Bob Backus United States x 52.11 x 52.11
14 Reino Kuivamäki Finland 51.85 x 51.59 51.85
15 Miloš Máca Czechoslovakia 51.78 46.89 48.99 51.78
16 Poul Cederquist Denmark x 46.58 51.60 51.60
17 Rudolf Galin Yugoslavia 51.37 x 50.21 51.37
18 Duncan Clark Great Britain 51.07 x 48.95 51.07
19 Oiva Halmetoja Finland 50.75 50.82 x 50.82
20 Lauri Tamminen Finland x x 50.05 50.05
21 Peter Allday Great Britain 44.20 49.70 x 49.70
22 Henri Haest Belgium x 48.78 48.50 48.78
23 Pierre Legrain France 44.83 x 48.78 46.38
Marty Engel United States x x x NM
Mikhail Krivonosov Soviet Union x x x NM

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