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

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Women's discus throw
at the Games of the XI Olympiad
Dates August 4
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Gisela Mauermayer
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jadwiga Wajs
 Poland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paula Mollenhauer
 Germany
← 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 women's discus throw event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1936 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on August 4, 1936. The final was won by German Gisela Mauermayer.

Results[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Distance Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Gisela Mauermayer  Germany 47.63 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jadwiga Wajs  Poland 46.22
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paula Mollenhauer  Germany 39.80
4 Ko Nakamura-Yoshino  Japan 38.24
5 Hide Mineshima  Japan 37.35
6 Birgit Lundström  Sweden 35.92
7 Ans Panhorst-Niesink  Netherlands 35.21
8 Gertrude Wilhelmsen  United States 34.43
9 Helen Stephens  United States 34.33
10 Gabre Gabric  Italy 34.31
11 Margarethe Held  Austria 34.05
12 Margaréta Schieferová  Czechoslovakia 34.03
13 Veronika Kohlbach  Austria 34.00
14 Lucienne Velu  France 33.95
15 Fumi Kojima  Japan 33.66
16 Tini Koopmans  Netherlands 33.50
17 Vera Neferović  Yugoslavia 33.02
18 Evelyn Ferrara  United States 32.52
19 Anne Hagemann  Germany 28.48

Key: OR = Olympic record

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