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

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates August 4
Competitors 13 from 7 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Matti Järvinen
 Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Matti Sippala
 Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eino Penttilä
 Finland
← 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 javelin throw event at the 1932 Olympic Games took place August 4.

Results[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Matti Järvinen  Finland 72.71 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Matti Sippala  Finland 69.80
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eino Penttilä  Finland 68.70
4 Gottfried Weimann  Germany 68.18
5 Lee Bartlett  United States 64.46
6 Ken Churchill  United States 63.24
7 Malcolm Metcalf  United States 61.89
8 Kosaku Sumiyoshi  Japan 61.14
9 Olav Sunde  Norway 60.81
10 Saburo Nagao  Japan 59.83
11 Heitor Medina  Brazil 58.00
12 Adolfo Clouthier  Mexico 46.38
13 Miguel Camberos  Mexico 41.71

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]