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

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Men's hammer throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 3
Competitors 27 from 16 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Karl Hein
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Erwin Blask
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fred Warngård
 Sweden
← 1932
1948 →
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 hammer throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 3, 1936. The final was won by German Karl Hein.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Athlete Nationality Result Notes
Karl Hein  Germany Q
Erwin Blask  Germany Q
Fred Warngård  Sweden Q
Gustaf Alfons Koutonen  Finland Q
William Rowe  United States Q
Donald Favor  United States Q
Bernhard Greulich  Germany Q
Koit Annamaa  Estonia Q
Henry Dreyer  United States Q
Sulo Heino  Finland Q
Ville Pörhölä  Finland Q
Gunnar Jansson  Sweden Q
Isao Abe  Japan Q
Evert Linné  Sweden Q
Giovanni Cantagalli  Italy Q
Joseph Wirtz  France Q
Anton Barticevic  Chile Q
Assis Naban  Brazil
Khristos Dimitropoulos  Greece
Eiichiro Matsuno  Japan
Emil Janausch  Austria
Jaroslav Eliáš  Czechoslovakia
Jaroslav Knotek  Czechoslovakia
Hans Houtzager  Netherlands
Milan Stepišnik  Yugoslavia
Norman Drake  Great Britain
Pedro Goić  Yugoslavia

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Karl Hein  Germany 52.13 52.44 x 54.70 54.85 56.49 56.49 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Erwin Blask  Germany 52.55 55.04 x 54.10 54.48 x 55.04
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Fred Warngård  Sweden 52.05 52.98 54.03 54.83 53.30 50.61 54.83
4 Gustaf Alfons Koutonen  Finland x 50.01 51.90 49.11 49.91 x 51.90
5 William Rowe  United States 51.53 51.04 49.29 50.32 51.66 x 51.66
6 Donald Favor  United States 50.78 50.02 51.01 48.48 50.33 47.71 51.01
7 Bernhard Greulich  Germany 50.19 x 50.61 50.61
8 Koit Annamaa  Estonia 48.77 49.54 50.46 50.46
9 Henry Dreyer  United States 49.81 x 50.42 50.42
10 Sulo Heino  Finland 49.93 47.15 48.30 49.93
11 Ville Pörhölä  Finland 45.35 x 49.89 49.89
12 Gunnar Jansson  Sweden 49.21 48.49 49.28 49.28
13 Isao Abe  Japan 47.40 41.83 49.01 49.01
14 Evert Linné  Sweden x 47.25 47.61 47.61
15 Giovanni Cantagalli  Italy 45.21 47.42 45.08 47.42
16 Joseph Wirtz  France x 44.82 45.69 45.69
17 Anton Barticevic  Chile x 43.02 45.23 45.23

Key: OR = Olympic record

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