Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

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Athletics at the
1984 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 women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
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
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

The Women's Discus Throw at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California had an entrylist of 18 competitors, with two qualifying groups before the final (12) took place on August 11, 1984.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Ria Stalman
Netherlands (NED)
Silver  Leslie Deniz
United States (USA)
Bronze  Florența Crăciunescu
Romania (ROM)

Abbreviations[edit]

Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Galina Savinkova (URS) 73.26 m May 22, 1983 Soviet Union Leselidze, Soviet Union
Olympic Record  Evelin Schlaak (GDR) 69.96 m August 1, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on 1984-08-10
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Ria Stalman (NED) 58.28m
2.  Florenţa Crăciunescu (ROU) 57.84m
3.  Ulla Lundholm (FIN) 56.44m
4.  Leslie Deniz (USA) 56.24m
5.  Gael Martin (AUS) 55.38m
6.  Venissa Head (GBR) 55.24m
7.  Jiao Yunxiang (CHN) 54.70m
8.  Sonia Smith (BER) 52.74m
9.  Mariette Van Heerden (ZIM) 50.54m
10.  Marlene Lewis (JAM) 49.00m


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Ingra Manecke (FRG) 56.20m
2.  Meg Ritchie (GBR) 56.00m
3.  Patricia Walsh (IRL) 54.42m
4.  Laura De Snoo (USA) 53.76m
5.  Lorna Griffin (USA) 53.34m
6.  Carmen Ionesco (CAN) 52.28m
7.  Agathe Ngo Nack (CMR) 38.32m
8.  Christine Bechard (MRI) 37.94m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Ria Stalman (NED) 64.50 61.16 63.70 64.28 63.64 65.36 65.36 m
2nd  Leslie Deniz (USA) 62.46 X 63.36 62.60 64.86 X 64.86 m
3rd  Florența Crăciunescu (ROU) 60.68 61.42 62.96 62.08 63.64 X 63.64 m
4  Ulla Lundholm (FIN) 62.84 X 54.92 55.94 59.72 54.04 62.84 m
5  Meg Ritchie (GBR) X 55.36 57.66 61.76 62.58 60.40 62.58 m
6  Ingra Manecke (FRG) 51.66 56.22 X 53.20 X 58.56 58.56 m
7  Venissa Head (GBR) X 55.56 58.18 X 55.84 55.88 58.18 m
8  Gael Martin (AUS) 55.88 55.38 54.34 54.94 55.70 53.08 55.88 m
9  Patricia Walsh (IRL) 55.38 51.70 53.32 55.38 m
10  Laura De Snoo (USA) 53.74 54.84 53.88 54.84 m
11  Jiao Yunxiang (CHN) X 53.32 X 53.32 m
12  Lorna Griffin (USA) X 50.16 X 50.16 m

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