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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Athletics at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
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
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
10 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Decathlon men

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.

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

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