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 →

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 Gisela Mauermayer of Germany.[1]

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 Anna Hagemann  Germany 28.48

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games: Women's Discus Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 January 2018.