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

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Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates July 31
Competitors 8 from 4 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Babe Didrikson
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ellen Braumüller
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Tilly Fleischer
 Germany
1936 →
Athletics at the
1932 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
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 women's javelin throw event at the 1932 Olympic Games took place July 31. This was the first time this event was held for women.

Results[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Babe Didrikson  United States 43.69 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ellen Braumüller  Germany 43.50
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Tilly Fleischer  Germany 43.01
4 Masako Shinpo  Japan 39.08
5 Nan Gindele  United States 37.95
6 Gloria Russell  United States 36.74
7 María Uribe  Mexico 33.66
8 Mitsue Ishizu  Japan 30.81

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]