Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

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These are the official results of the Women's Javelin Throw event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. The qualifying round mark was set at 43.00m. Five athletes didn't surpass that distance in the heats.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Inese Jaunzeme (URS)
Silver  Marlene Ahrens (CHI)
Bronze  Nadezhda Konyayeva (URS)

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE DISTANCE
Med 1.png  Inese Jaunzeme (URS) 53.86 m
Med 2.png  Marlene Ahrens (CHI) 50.38 m
Med 3.png  Nadezhda Konyayeva (URS) 50.28 m
4.  Dana Zátopková (TCH) 49.83 m
5.  Ingrid Almqvist (SWE) 49.74 m
6.  Urszula Figwer (POL) 48.16 m
7.  Erzsebet Vigh (HUN) 48.07 m
8.  Karen Anderson (USA) 48.00 m
9.  Anna Wojtaszek (POL) 46.92 m
10.  Erika Raue (EUA) 45.87 m
11.  Marjorie Larney (USA) 45.27 m
12.  Yoriko Shida (JPN) 44.96 m
13.  Almut Brömmel (EUA) 44.67 m
14.  Amelia Wershoven (USA) 44.29 m
 Paola Paternoster (ITA) DNQ
 Heather Innis (AUS) DNQ
 Ida George (CAN) DNQ
 June Heath (AUS) DNQ
 Maureen Wright (AUS) DNQ

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