Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's shot put

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Women's shot put
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 2
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1956 1964»
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
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
20 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 throwing event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 2.

Results[edit]

Top 12 throwers and ties plus all throwers reaching 14.50 metres advanced to the finals. All distances are listen in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3
1T Earlene Brown United States 16.15 16.15 pass pass
1T Valerie Sloper New Zealand 16.07 16.07 pass pass
3 Tamara Press Soviet Union 16.00 13.23 16.00 pass
4 Wilfriede Hoffmann Germany 15.84 15.84 pass pass
5 Renate Boy Germany 15.78 15.78 pass pass
6 Johanna Lüttge Germany 15.51 15.51 pass pass
7 Zinaida Doynikova Soviet Union 15.10 15.10 pas pass
8 Galina Zybina Soviet Union 15.03 15.03 pass pass
9 Jadwiga Klimaj Poland 14.85 foul foul 14.85
10 Milena Usenik Yugoslavia 14.74 14.20 14.74 pass
11 Věra Černa Czechoslovakia 14.51 14.51 pass pass
12 Eugenia Rusin Poland 14.50 14.28 14.50 pass
13 Lidiya Sharamovich Bulgaria 14.09 14.06 14.09 foul
14 Tsvetanka Krasteva Bulgaria 13.99 13.66 13.99 foul
15 Yasuko Matsuda Japan 13.51 13.51 12.56 12.99
16 Suzanne Farmer Great Britain 13.10 12.03 13.10 pass
17 Ayala Hetzroni Israel 12.59 12.59 12.59 pass
18 Wu Jin-Yun Republic of China 11.76 11.53 11.42 11.76

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
1 Tamara Press Soviet Union 17.32 16.08 17.32 OR 16.40 16.19 16.20 16.14 OR
2 Johanna Lüttge Germany 16.61 16.21 16.59 OR 15.74 15.20 15.40 16.61
3 Earlene Brown United States 16.42 15.73 16.34 16.07 15.80 15.95 16.42
4 Valerie Sloper New Zealand 16.39 16.11 16.26 15.72 16.39 16.21 16.07
5 Zinaida Doynikova Soviet Union 16.13 foul 15.72 15.40 15.65 16.13 15.52
6 Renate Boy Germany 15.94 15.61 15.94 15.40 15.07 15.20 15.60
7 Galina Zybina Soviet Union 15.56 13.82 15.56 15.27
8 Wilfriede Hoffmann Germany 15.14 14.87 14.75 15.14
9 Věra Černa Czechoslovakia 15.06 15.06 14.29 foul
10 Jadwiga Klimaj Poland 14.66 14.06 14.66 13.78
11 Eugenia Rusin Poland 14.55 foul 14.55 14.18
12 Milena Usenik Yugoslavia 14.19 14.19 14.12 14.11

Key: OR = Olympic record

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