Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw

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Men's discus throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 5
Competitors 31 from 17 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ken Carpenter
 United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gordon Dunn
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Giorgio Oberweger
 Italy
← 1932
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Athletics at the
1936 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 was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 5, 1936. The final was won by American Ken Carpenter.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Athlete Nationality Distance Notes
Ken Carpenter  United States Q
Gordon Dunn  United States Q
Giorgio Oberweger  Italy Q
Reidar Sørlie  Norway Q
Willy Schröder  Germany Q
Nikolaos Syllas  Greece Q
Gunnar Bergh  Sweden Q
Åke Hedvall  Sweden Q
Johann Wotapek  Austria Q
Helge Sivertsen  Norway Q
Hans Fritsch  Germany Q
Jules Noël  France Q
Walter Wood  United States Q
Bernard Prendergast  Great Britain
Guo Jie China China 41.13
Emil Janausch  Austria
Endre Madarász  Hungary
Gerhard Hilbrecht  Germany
Harald Andersson  Sweden 38.50
Jean Wagner  Luxembourg
Kalevi Kotkas  Finland
Laurence Reavell-Carter  Great Britain
Ling Peigeng China China
Miroslav Vítek  Czechoslovakia
Nikola Kleut  Yugoslavia
Oskar Ospelt  Liechtenstein
Paul Winter  France
Petre Havaleţ  Romania
Ruggero Biancani  Italy
Valér Barač  Czechoslovakia
Veljko Narančić  Yugoslavia

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Ken Carpenter  United States x 44.53 48.98 x 50.48 47.48 50.48 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gordon Dunn  United States x 49.36 48.04 47.21 47.77 x 49.36
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Giorgio Oberweger  Italy 46.67 46.65 49.23 47.28 x x 49.23
4 Reidar Sørlie  Norway 47.01 48.77 46.79 47.66 48.65 47.87 48.77
5 Willy Schröder  Germany 44.79 47.22 45.01 47.39 47.81 47.93 47.93
6 Nikolaos Syllas  Greece 47.75 44.58 47.07 45.34 47.59 47.67 47.75
7 Gunnar Bergh  Sweden 44.19 47.13 47.22 47.22
8 Åke Hedvall  Sweden 46.20 46.15 45.83 46.20
9 Johann Wotapek  Austria 45.65 44.34 46.05 46.05
10 Helge Sivertsen  Norway x 45.82 45.89 45.89
11 Hans Fritsch  Germany 38.91 45.10 43.61 45.10
12 Jules Noël  France 44.56 x 43.70 44.56
13 Walter Wood  United States 43.83 x 43.32 43.83

Key: OR = Olympic record

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