Athletics at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw

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Men's discus throw
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates August 3
Competitors 18 from 11 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) John Anderson
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Henri LaBorde
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paul Winter
 France
← 1928
1936 →
Athletics at the
1932 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men
400 m men
800 m men
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m steeple men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

The men's discus throw event at the 1932 Olympic Games took place August 3.

Results[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) John Anderson  United States 49.49 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Henri LaBorde  United States 48.47
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paul Winter  France 47.85
4 Jules Noël  France 47.74
5 István Donogán  Hungary 47.08
6 Endre Madarász  Hungary 46.52
7 Kalevi Kotkas  Finland 45.87
8 Paul Jessup  United States 45.25
9 József Remetz  Hungary 45.02
10 Emil Janausch  Austria 44.82
11 Hans-Heinrich Sievert  Germany 44.51
12 Harry Hart  South Africa 43.33
13 Zygmunt Heljasz  Poland 42.59
14 Emil Hirschfeld  Germany 42.42
15 František Douda  Czechoslovakia 42.39
16 Clément Duhour  France 40.22
17 Veljko Narančić  Yugoslavia 36.51
18 Pedro Elsa  Argentina 34.36

Key: OR = Olympic record

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