Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

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Athletics at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
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steeplechase
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20 km walk men
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Long jump men women
Triple jump men
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Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
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Combined events
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Women's Javelin Throw event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. The qualifying round mark was set at 43.00m. Five athletes didn't surpass that distance in the heats.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Inese Yaunzeme (URS)
Silver  Marlene Ahrens (CHI)
Bronze  Nadezhda Konyayeva (URS)

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE DISTANCE
Med 1.png  Inese Yaunzeme (URS) 53.86 m
Med 2.png  Marlene Ahrens (CHI) 50.38 m
Med 3.png  Nadezhda Konyayeva (URS) 50.28 m
4.  Dana Zátopková (TCH) 49.83 m
5.  Ingrid Almqvist (SWE) 49.74 m
6.  Urszula Figwer (POL) 48.16 m
7.  Erzsebet Vigh (HUN) 48.07 m
8.  Karen Linnea Anderson (USA) 48.00 m
9.  Anna Wojtaszek (POL) 46.92 m
10.  Erika Raue (EUA) 45.87 m
11.  Marjorie Larney (USA) 45.27 m
12.  Yoriko Shida (JPN) 44.96 m
13.  Almut Brömmel (EUA) 44.67 m
14.  Amelia Wershoven (USA) 44.29 m
 Paola Paternoster (ITA) DNQ
 Heather Innis (AUS) DNQ
 Ida George (CAN) DNQ
 June Heath (AUS) DNQ
 Maureen Wright (AUS) DNQ

References[edit]