Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

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Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 1
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Elvīra Ozoliņa
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dana Zátopková
 Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Birutė Kalėdienė
 Soviet Union
← 1956
1964 →

The women's javelin throw throwing event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 1.[1]

Results[edit]

Top 12 throwers and ties plus all throwers reaching 48.00 metres advanced to the finals. All distances are listed in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3
1 Elvīra Ozoliņa  Soviet Union 53.25 53.25 pass pass
2 Dana Zátopková  Czechoslovakia 51.64 47.94 51.64 pass
3 Sue Platt  Great Britain 50.67 50.67 pass pass
4 Karen Anderson  United States 50.62 43.96 44.26 50.62
5 Vlasta Pešková  Czechoslovakia 50.61 50.61 pass pass
6 Márta Rudasné Antal  Hungary 50.01 foul 47.56 50.01
7 Maria Diţi  Romania 49.80 49.80 pass pass
8 Anna Wojtaszek  Australia 49.20 45.66 49.20 pass
9 Alla Shastitko  Soviet Union 48.91 48.91 pass pass
10 Birutė Kalėdienė  Soviet Union 48.59 48.59 pass pass
11 Marlene Ahrens  Chile 48.36 44.61 48.36 pass
12 Anneliese Gerhards  United Team of Germany 48.33 45.89 foul 48.33
13 Urszula Figwer  Poland 48.04 48.04 pass pass
14 Ingrid Almqvist  Sweden 47.67 foul 44.33 47.67
15 Erika Strößenreuther  United Team of Germany 46.85 45.88 foul 46.85
16 Almut Brömmel  United Team of Germany 45.52 34.76 45.52 41.20
17 Erika Strasser  Austria 43.80 43.79 43.80 foul
18 Lise Koch  Denmark 43.01 43.01 foul 40.36
19 Averil Williams  Great Britain 42.44 42.44 foul 40.03
20 Unn Thorvaldsen  Norway 41.99 foul foul 41.99

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Elvīra Ozoliņa  Soviet Union 55.98 55.98 OR foul 51.54 54.80 foul foul OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Dana Zátopková  Czechoslovakia 53.78 49.84 50.36 53.78 51.02 46.13 50.70
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Birutė Kalėdienė  Soviet Union 53.45 50.17 49.81 53.45 50.87 49.58 foul
4 Vlasta Pešková  Czechoslovakia 52.56 50.94 foul 51.28 52.56 49.00 48.82
5 Urszula Figwer  Poland 52.33 52.33 foul 47.92 50.16 46.53 pass
6 Anna Wojtaszek  Australia 51.15 51.15 47.04 foul 42.76 47.35 foul
7 Sue Platt  Great Britain 51.01 51.01 50.84 foul
8 Alla Shastitko  Soviet Union 50.92 47.43 50.83 50.92
9 Márta Rudasné Antal  Hungary 50.25 50.25 48.41 49.66
10 Maria Diţi  Romania 49.56 49.56 47.49 48.83
11 Anneliese Gerhards  United Team of Germany 49.27 47.76 49.27 foul
12 Marlene Ahrens  Chile 47.53 46.39 47.53 45.34
13 Karen Anderson  United States 46.52 44.39 46.52 44.24

Key: OR = Olympic record

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1960 Rome Summer Games: Women's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 January 2018.