Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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Men's shot put
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
PIC 1-M-878-202 Berlin 1936 Shot put Hans Woellke Gerhard Stock Sulo Barlund.jpg
Left-right: Woellke, Bärlund and Stöck
Venue Olympiastadion: Berlin, Germany
Dates 2 August
Competitors 22 from 14 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Hans Woellke
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sulo Bärlund
 Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Gerhard Stöck
 Germany
← 1932
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Athletics at the
1936 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 shot put event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on 2 August 1936. The final was won by German Hans Woellke.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Athlete Nationality Distance Notes
Hans Woellke  Germany Q
Sulo Bärlund  Finland Q
Gerhard Stöck  Germany Q
Sam Francis  United States Q
Jack Torrance  United States Q
Dimitri Zaitz  United States Q
František Douda  Czechoslovakia Q
Arnold Viiding  Estonia Q
Gunnar Bergh  Sweden Q
Hans-Heinrich Sievert  Germany Q
Aleksa Kovačević  Yugoslavia Q
József Darányi  Hungary Q
Risto Kuntsi  Finland Q
Karel Hoplíček  Czechoslovakia Q
Antônio Lira  Brazil
Abdul Rahim  Afghanistan
Chen Baoqiu  Republic of China
Jaroslav Vítek  Czechoslovakia
Jean Wagner  Luxembourg
Jules Noël  France
Shizuo Takada  Japan

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Hans Woellke  Germany 15.96 14.76 15.72 15.90 16.20 14.98 16.20 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sulo Bärlund  Finland 15.68 16.03 14.98 15.52 16.12 15.42 16.12
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Gerhard Stöck  Germany 15.56 15.56 15.14 15.29 14.78 15.66 15.66
4 Sam Francis  United States 15.45 15.09 15.09 x 14.57 13.61 15.45
5 Jack Torrance  United States 15.38 14.40 15.34 14.79 14.57 14.56 15.38
6 Dimitri Zaitz  United States 15.32 14.16 14.09 14.09 x 14.85 15.32
7 František Douda  Czechoslovakia 15.09 15.05 15.28 15.28
8 Arnold Viiding  Estonia 14.72 14.31 15.23 15.23
9 Gunnar Bergh  Sweden 14.83 15.01 14.51 15.01
10 Hans-Heinrich Sievert  Germany 14.79 14.43 13.23 14.79
11 Aleksa Kovačević  Yugoslavia 14.74 x 14.27 14.74
12 József Darányi  Hungary 14.63 14.45 x 14.63
13 Risto Kuntsi  Finland x 14.20 14.61 14.61
14 István Horváth  Hungary 13.66 14.18 14.32 14.32
15 Karel Hoplíček  Czechoslovakia 14.12 13.72 13.34 14.12

Key: OR = Olympic record

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