Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Women's shot put

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Women's shot put
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Venue Helsinki Olympic Stadium
Dates July 26
Competitors 20 from 13 nations
«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
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 Women's shot put event at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place on 22 July at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Soviet athlete Galina Zybina won the gold medal and set new world and Olympic records.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Galina Zybina (URS)
Silver  Marianne Werner (GER)
Bronze  Klavdiya Tochonova (URS)

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 12.30 advance to the Final.

Rank Athlete Nationality Result
1 Klavdiya Tochonova Soviet Union 13.88 OR
2 Gertrud Kille Germany 13.71
3 Galina Zybina Soviet Union 13.66
4 Marianne Werner Germany 13.62
5 Marija Radosavljević Yugoslavia 13.15
6 Magdalena Breguła Poland 13.05
7 Paulette Veste France 12.91
8 Tamara Tyshkevich Soviet Union 12.76
9 Eivor Olson Sweden 12.70
10 Yvette Williams New Zealand 12.64
11 Dorothea Kreß Germany 12.57
12 Jaroslava Křítková-Komárková Czechoslovakia 12.57
12 Meeri Saari Finland 12.57
14 Nada Kotlušek Yugoslavia 12.35
15 Ingeborg Pfüller Argentina 11.85
16 Elżbieta Krysińska Poland 11.50
17 Gretel Bolliger Switzerland 11.48
18 Janet Dicks United States 11.44
19 Ingeborg Mello Argentina 10.82
20 Choi Myeong-Suk South Korea 10.76

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result
1st Galina Zybina Soviet Union 15.00 14.58 14.04 14.55 14.33 15.28 15.28 WR
2nd Marianne Werner Germany 13.89 13.91 x x 14.04 14.57 14.57
3rd Klavdiya Tochonova Soviet Union 14.42 x 14.50 14.11 14.06 14.35 14.50
4 Tamara Tyshkevich Soviet Union 14.42 14.13 13.57 14.00 13.45 13.88 14.42
5 Gertrud Kille Germany x 12.49 13.48 13.77 13.74 13.84 13.84
6 Yvette Williams New Zealand 12.27 11.54 13.35 12.68 12.28 11.73 13.35
7 Marija Radosavljević Yugoslavia 13.23 x 13.30 13.30
8 Meeri Saari Finland 12.05 12.61 13.02 13.02
9 Paulette Veste France 12.96 12.23 12.88 12.96
10 Magdalena Breguła Poland x 12.39 12.93 12.93
11 Dorothea Kreß Germany 12.91 12.52 12.61 12.91
12 Jaroslava Křítková-Komárková Czechoslovakia 12.18 12.59 12.73 12.73
13 Eivor Olson Sweden 12.46 11.28 12.05 12.46
14 Nada Kotlušek Yugoslavia 11.98 x 11.76 11.98

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