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

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Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the X Olympiad
Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Dates August 1
Competitors 14 from 9 nations
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1928 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 men's hammer throw event at the 1932 Olympic Games took place August 1.


Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1st Pat O'Callaghan Ireland 53.92
2nd Ville Pörhölä Finland 52.27
3rd Pete Zaremba United States 50.33
4 Ossian Skiöld Sweden 49.25
5 Grant MacDougall United States 49.12
6 Federico Kleger Argentina 48.33
7 Gunnar Jansson Sweden 47.79
8 Armando Poggioli Italy 46.90
9 Fernando Vandelli Italy 45.16
10 Yuji Nagao Japan 43.41
11 Francisco Dávila Mexico 41.61
12 Masayoshi Ochiai Japan 41.00
13 Carmine Giorgi Brazil 36.45
Frank Connor United States NM

Key: NM = No mark