Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

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Women's discus throw
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date 19 October
Competitors 22 from 15 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Soviet Union
Silver medal    Germany
Bronze medal    Romania
«1960 1968»
Athletics at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's discus throw was one of three women's throwing events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 19 October 1964. 22 athletes from 15 nations entered, with 1 not starting in the qualification round.

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification standard was 50.00 metres. Each thrower had three attempts to reach that standard.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3
1 Virginia Angelova Bulgaria 54.94 metres 54.94
2 Ingrid Lotz Germany 54.82 metres 48.38 54.82
3 Kriemhild Limberg Germany 54.54 metres 46.59 48.63 54.54
4 Lia Manoliu Romania 53.64 metres 47.80 53.64
5 Olimpia Catarama Romania 53.20 metres 46.96 53.20
6 Olga Connolly United States 53.17 metres 49.99 53.17
7 Eugenia Kuznetsova Soviet Union 52.44 metres 49.40 52.44
8 Kontsek Kleiber Hungary 52.35 metres 52.35
9 Judit Stugner Hungary 52.30 metres 48.96 48.49 52.30
10 Isobel Young New Zealand 51.94 metres 48.01 51.94
11 Doris Lorenz Germany 51.58 metres 51.58
12 Jirina Nemcova Czechoslovakia 50.64 metres 50.64
13 Tamara Press Soviet Union 50.28 metres 50.28
14 Nina Ponomariova Soviet Union 50.18 metres 44.69 44.89 50.18
15 Nancy McCredie Canada 47.27 metres 44.91 47.27 44.75
16 Yokoyama Hiroko Japan 47.18 metres 46.19 47.18 34.48
17 Namjilmaa Dashzeveg Mongolia 44.55 metres 43.37 40.26 44.55
18 Josephine de la Vina Philippines 42.27 metres 40.05 42.27 41.71
19 Pranee Kitipongpitaya Thailand 38.73 metres 36.21 38.73 34.20
20 Park Young Sook South Korea 37.50 metres 37.50 33.27 34.97
21 Juliet Geverkof Iran 30.05 metres X 30.05 X
Judit Bognar Hungary Did not start

Final[edit]

The marks for the qualification were ignored in the final. Each thrower had three attempts; the top six after those three received three more and counted their best mark of the six. All five of the top throwers defeated the old Olympic record.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3 Throw 4 Throw 5 Throw 6
1 Tamara Press Soviet Union 57.27 metres OR X 55.38 50.38 55.23 57.27 56.08
2 Ingrid Lotz Germany 57.21 metres 57.21 X 55.41 X 54.59 54.74
3 Lia Manoliu Romania 56.97 metres 55.90 X X 56.09 56.97 X
4 Virginia Angelova Bulgaria 56.70 metres 47.38 56.56 52.19 56.70 55.77 55.54
5 Eugenia Kuznetsova Soviet Union 55.17 metres 55.17 53.58 X X X 53.80
6 Kontsek Kleiber Hungary 54.87 metres 54.46 53.05 53.51 53.14 54.87 51.69
7 Kriemhild Limberg Germany 53.81 metres 48.35 53.81 53.02
8 Olimpia Catarama Romania 53.08 metres 53.08 49.99 51.28
9 Jirina Nemcova Czechoslovakia 52.80 metres 49.06 52.80 51.13
10 Judit Stugner Hungary 52.52 metres 50.88 50.47 52.52
11 Nina Ponomariova Soviet Union 52.48 metres 52.15 51.12 52.48
12 Olga Connolly United States 51.58 metres 51.21 X 51.58
13 Isobel Young New Zealand 49.59 metres 48.93 46.17 49.59
14 Doris Lorenz Germany 45.63 metres X X 45.63

References[edit]

  • Official Report