Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 14 October
Competitors 27 from 17 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Finland
Silver medal    Hungary
Bronze medal    Soviet Union
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Athletics at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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The men's javelin throw was one of four men's throwing events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 14 October 1964. 27 athletes from 17 nations entered, with 2 not starting in the qualification round.

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification standard was 77.00 metres. Each thrower had three attempts to reach that standard. Since only one thrower made the mark the next eleven farthest-throwing athletes also advanced to meet the minimum 12 in the final.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3
1 Urs von Wartburg Switzerland 79.92 metres 74.55 79.92
2 Janusz Sidlo Poland 76.93 metres 75.33 74.45 76.93
3 Jorma Kinnunen Finland 75.52 metres 68.13 73.20 75.52
4 Vladimir Kuznetsov Soviet Union 75.01 metres X 68.98 75.01
5 Gergely Kulcsár Hungary 74.32 metres 74.32 72.62 X
6 Pauli Nevala Finland 74.19 metres 71.49 72.72 74.19
7 Jānis Lūsis Soviet Union 73.48 metres 72.79 X 73.48
8 Wladyslaw Nikiciuk Poland 73.45 metres 73.45 67.56 71.17
9 Christos Pierrakos Greece 72.91 metres X 72.91 68.98
10 Hans Schenk Germany 72.55 metres 72.55 66.97 X
11 Rolf Herings Germany 72.47 metres 72.47 68.02 71.74
12 Walter Edward Red United States 72.31 metres X 72.31 66.24
13 Tarje Pedersen Norway 72.10 metres 61.39 66.78 72.10
14 Hermann Salomon Germany 71.92 metres 67.82 69.84 71.92
15 Carlo Lievore Italy 70.88 metres 70.71 68.04 70.88
16 Leslie Eugene Tipton United States 70.74 metres 65.95 70.74 70.03
17 Victor Axionov Soviet Union 69.46 metres 68.30 X 69.46
18 Michel Macquet France 69.35 metres 63.34 65.36 69.35
19 Miki Takashi Japan 68.70 metres 68.70 63.56 62.80
20 Willy Rasmussen Norway 68.43 metres 68.43 67.37 63.88
21 Frank George Covelli United States 68.08 metres X 68.08 X
22 Kanai Hideta Japan 65.85 metres 63.40 X 65.85
23 Park Soo Kwon South Korea 62.50 metres 58.51 X 62.50
24 Patricio Etcheverry Chile 60.77 metres 59.35 60.77 54.19
25 Singh Sidhu Nashathar Malaysia 51.63 metres 45.49 51.63 49.49
Lennart Hedmark Sweden Did not start -
Yang Chuan Kwang Taiwan Did not start -

Final[edit]

The scores from the qualification round were ignored in the final. Each thrower received three more attempts. The six best threw an additional three times, keeping the scores from all six throws.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3 Throw 4 Throw 5 Throw 6
1 Pauli Nevala Finland 82.66 metres 76.42 78.39 X 82.66 X X
2 Gergely Kulcsár Hungary 82.32 metres 75.00 77.28 78.28 82.32 78.57 79.78
3 Jānis Lūsis Soviet Union 80.57 metres 72.51 80.57 79.85 78.94 78.07 X
4 Janusz Sidlo Poland 80.17 metres 80.17 X X X 76.97 78.17
5 Urs von Wartburg Switzerland 78.72 metres 78.72 76.84 76.36 73.08 73.12 X
6 Jorma Kinnunen Finland 76.94 metres 72.32 76.36 71.81 76.94 X 72.45
7 Rolf Herings Germany 74.72 metres 66.22 X 74.72
8 Vladimir Kuznetsov Soviet Union 74.26 metres 73.90 68.89 74.26
9 Wladyslaw Nikiciuk Poland 73.11 metres 71.01 X 73.11
10 Christos Pierrakos Greece 72.65 metres 70.24 72.65 72.02
11 Walter Edward Red United States 71.52 metres 69.39 68.15 71.52
12 Hans Schenk Germany 69.82 metres 69.82 66.44 68.51

References[edit]

  • Official Report