Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates August 6
Competitors 28 from 19 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gerhard Stöck
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yrjo Nikkanen
 Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kalervo Toivonen
 Finland
← 1932
1948 →

The men's javelin throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 6, 1936. The final was won by German Gerhard Stöck.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 Result Notes
1 József Várszegi  Hungary 58.5 69.7 69.7
2 Yrjo Nikkanen  Finland 59.6 67.0 67.0
3 Matti Järvinen  Finland 66.0 66.0
4 Eugeniusz Lokajski  Poland 65.5 65.5
5 Kalervo Toivonen  Finland 59.0 64.9 64.9
5 Gustav Sule  Estonia 64.9 64.9
7 Lennart Atterwall  Sweden 64.4 64.4
8 Gerhard Stöck  Germany 63.5 63.5
9 Gottfried Weimann  Germany 63.2 63.2
10 Walter Turczyk  Poland 59.0 foul 63.1 63.1
11 Oto Jurģis  Latvia 58.0 59.8 61.9 61.9
12 Jaap van der Poll  Netherlands 58.0 61.7 61.7
13 Alton Terry  United States 61.5 61.5
14 Lee Bartlett  United States 60.8 60.8
15 Jim Courtright  Canada foul 60.3 60.3
15 Friedrich Gerdes  Germany foul 60.3 60.3
17 Malcolm Metcalf  United States 60.2 60.2
18 Ibrahim Okasha  Egypt 50.0 foul 58.0 58.0
19 Konstantinos Metaxas  Greece 50.0 56.0 56.0 56.0
20 Noboru Ueno  Japan 54.0 55.0 48.0 55.0
20 Rudolf Markušić  Yugoslavia 50.0 55.0 50.0 55.0
22 Josef Neumann  Switzerland 52.0 50.0 47.0 52.0
22 Kristján Vattnes  Iceland 46.0 52.0 45.0 52.0
22 Napoleon Papageorgiou  Greece 50.0 52.0 52.0 52.0
25 Josef Klein  Czechoslovakia 50.0 foul 50.0 50.0
26 Hoh Chunde  Republic of China 48.0 40.0 40.0 48.0
26 Pavol Mal'a  Czechoslovakia foul 48.0 48.0 48.0
28 Elias Gutiérrez  Colombia 31.1 35.0 foul 35.0

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Gerhard Stöck  Germany x 68.11 65.50 66.00 71.84 65.00 71.84
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yrjo Nikkanen  Finland x 70.77 x 62.00 62.00 63.00 70.77
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kalervo Toivonen  Finland 62.00 67.00 68.76 x 70.72 x 70.72
4 Lennart Atterwall  Sweden 67.15 69.20 x 65.00 61.00 62.00 69.20
5 Matti Järvinen  Finland 68.30 69.18 x 64.00 x 66.00 69.18
6 Alton Terry  United States 67.10 67.15 x 64.00 65.00 62.00 67.15
7 Eugeniusz Lokajski  Poland 66.39
8 József Várszegi  Hungary 65.30
9 Gottfried Weimann  Germany 63.58
10 Walter Turczyk  Poland 63.36
11 Gustav Sule  Estonia 63.26
12 Lee Bartlett  United States 61.15
13 Oto Jurģis  Latvia 60.71
14 Jim Courtright  Canada 60.54
15 Malcolm Metcalf  United States 58.20
16 Jaap van der Poll  Netherlands 56.25
17 Friedrich Gerdes  Germany 55.93

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