Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

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Women's discus throw
at the Games of the XV Olympiad
Venue Helsinki Olympic Stadium
Dates July 20
Competitors 20 from 16 nations
← 1948
1956 →

The Women's shot put event at the 1952 Summer Olympics took place on 20 July at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Soviet athlete Nina Ponomaryova won the gold medal and set a new Olympic record.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Nina Ponomaryova (URS)
Silver  Yelisaveta Bagriantseva (URS)
Bronze  Nina Dumbadze (URS)

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 36.00 advance to the Final.

Rank Athlete Nationality Result
1 Nina Ponomaryova  Soviet Union 45.05
2 Nina Dumbadze  Soviet Union 43.20
3 Marianne Werner  Germany 41.37
4 Yvette Williams  New Zealand 41.32
5 Ingeborg Mello  Argentina 40.91
6 Yelisaveta Bagriantseva  Soviet Union 40.73
7 Libuše Nováková  Czechoslovakia 39.89
8 Ko Nakamura-Yoshino  Japan 39.75
9 Lotte Haidegger  Austria 39.54
10 Frieda Tiltsch  Austria 39.47
11 Gretel Bolliger  Switzerland 38.20
12 Ilona Szikora-Józsá  Hungary 37.75
13 Lia Manoliu  Romania 37.58
14 Paulette Veste  France 37.47
15 Edera Cordiale  Italy 37.40
16 Ingeborg Pfüller  Argentina 36.61
17 Kaarina Koivuniemi  Finland 36.56
18 Suzanne Allday  Great Britain 36.37
19 Olga Winterberg  Israel 35.79
20 Esther Brand  South Africa 34.18

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Nina Ponomaryova  Soviet Union 45.16 50.84 51.42 47.24 44.66 49.37 51.42 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yelisaveta Bagriantseva  Soviet Union 43.58 47.08 44.26 43.97 44.58 43.00 47.08
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nina Dumbadze  Soviet Union 45.85 40.24 44.10 46.29 45.10 41.05 46.29
4 Ko Nakamura-Yoshino  Japan 41.71 42.67 37.15 41.58 43.81 42.02 43.81
5 Lotte Haidegger  Austria 35.66 43.49 40.02 x x 41.32 43.49
6 Lia Manoliu  Romania 41.57 42.65 41.48 36.05 41.21 40.79 42.65
7 Ingeborg Pfüller  Argentina 37.05 40.32 41.73 41.73
8 Ilona Szikora-Józsá  Hungary x 39.58 41.61 41.61
9 Marianne Werner  Germany 39.77 x 41.03 41.03
10 Yvette Williams  New Zealand 40.48 32.95 40.38 40.48
11 Kaarina Koivuniemi  Finland 40.33 32.72 40.05 40.33
12 Ingeborg Mello  Argentina 39.04 37.84 37.24 39.04
13 Libuše Nováková  Czechoslovakia 38.17 x 38.83 38.83
14 Edera Cordiale  Italy 38.22 x 37.03 38.22
15 Suzanne Allday  Great Britain 34.54 37.34 37.96 37.96
16 Paulette Veste  France 37.64 28.94 33.28 37.64
17 Gretel Bolliger  Switzerland 35.34 36.36 36.24 36.36
18 Frieda Tiltsch  Austria x 27.84 x 27.84

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