Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Women's shot put

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Women's shot put
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Venue Helsinki Olympic Stadium
Dates July 26
Competitors 20 from 13 nations
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The Women's shot put event at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place on 26 July at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Soviet athlete Galina Zybina won the gold medal and set new world and Olympic records.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Galina Zybina (URS)
Silver  Marianne Werner (GER)
Bronze  Klavdiya Tochonova (URS)

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 12.30 advance to the Final.

Rank Athlete Nationality Result
1 Klavdiya Tochonova  Soviet Union 13.88 OR
2 Gertrud Kille  Germany 13.71
3 Galina Zybina  Soviet Union 13.66
4 Marianne Werner  Germany 13.62
5 Marija Radosavljević  Yugoslavia 13.15
6 Magdalena Breguła  Poland 13.05
7 Paulette Veste  France 12.91
8 Tamara Tyshkevich  Soviet Union 12.76
9 Eivor Olson  Sweden 12.70
10 Yvette Williams  New Zealand 12.64
11 Dorothea Kreß  Germany 12.57
12 Jaroslava Křítková-Komárková  Czechoslovakia 12.57
12 Meeri Saari  Finland 12.57
14 Nada Kotlušek  Yugoslavia 12.35
15 Ingeborg Pfüller  Argentina 11.85
16 Elżbieta Krysińska  Poland 11.50
17 Gretel Bolliger  Switzerland 11.48
18 Janet Dicks  United States 11.44
19 Ingeborg Mello  Argentina 10.82
20 Choi Myeong-suk  South Korea 10.76

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Galina Zybina  Soviet Union 15.00 14.58 14.04 14.55 14.33 15.28 15.28 WR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marianne Werner  Germany 13.89 13.91 x x 14.04 14.57 14.57
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Klavdiya Tochonova  Soviet Union 14.42 x 14.50 14.11 14.06 14.35 14.50
4 Tamara Tyshkevich  Soviet Union 14.42 14.13 13.57 14.00 13.45 13.88 14.42
5 Gertrud Kille  Germany x 12.49 13.48 13.77 13.74 13.84 13.84
6 Yvette Williams  New Zealand 12.27 11.54 13.35 12.68 12.28 11.73 13.35
7 Marija Radosavljević  Yugoslavia 13.23 x 13.30 13.30
8 Meeri Saari  Finland 12.05 12.61 13.02 13.02
9 Paulette Veste  France 12.96 12.23 12.88 12.96
10 Magdalena Breguła  Poland x 12.39 12.93 12.93
11 Dorothea Kreß  Germany 12.91 12.52 12.61 12.91
12 Jaroslava Křítková-Komárková  Czechoslovakia 12.18 12.59 12.73 12.73
13 Eivor Olson  Sweden 12.46 11.28 12.05 12.46
14 Nada Kotlušek  Yugoslavia 11.98 x 11.76 11.98

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Women's Shot Put". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 January 2018.

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