Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's shot put

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Women's shot put
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates September 2
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Tamara Press
 Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Johanna Lüttge
 United Team of Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Earlene Brown
 United States
← 1956
1964 →
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
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
20 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 throwing event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on September 2.

Results[edit]

Top 12 throwers and ties plus all throwers reaching 14.50 metres advanced to the finals. All distances are listen in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3
1 Earlene Brown  United States 16.15 16.15 pass pass
2 Valerie Sloper  New Zealand 16.07 16.07 pass pass
3 Tamara Press  Soviet Union 16.00 13.23 16.00 pass
4 Wilfriede Hoffmann  United Team of Germany 15.84 15.84 pass pass
5 Renate Boy  United Team of Germany 15.78 15.78 pass pass
6 Johanna Lüttge  United Team of Germany 15.51 15.51 pass pass
7 Zinaida Doynikova  Soviet Union 15.10 15.10 pas pass
8 Galina Zybina  Soviet Union 15.03 15.03 pass pass
9 Jadwiga Klimaj  Poland 14.85 foul foul 14.85
10 Milena Usenik  Yugoslavia 14.74 14.20 14.74 pass
11 Věra Černa  Czechoslovakia 14.51 14.51 pass pass
12 Eugenia Rusin  Poland 14.50 14.28 14.50 pass
13 Lidiya Sharamovich  Bulgaria 14.09 14.06 14.09 foul
14 Tsvetanka Krasteva  Bulgaria 13.99 13.66 13.99 foul
15 Yasuko Matsuda  Japan 13.51 13.51 12.56 12.99
16 Suzanne Farmer  Great Britain 13.10 12.03 13.10 pass
17 Ayala Hetzroni  Israel 12.59 12.59 12.59 pass
18 Wu Jin-Yun  Republic of China 11.76 11.53 11.42 11.76

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Tamara Press  Soviet Union 17.32 16.08 17.32 OR 16.40 16.19 16.20 16.14 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Johanna Lüttge  United Team of Germany 16.61 16.21 16.59 OR 15.74 15.20 15.40 16.61
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Earlene Brown  United States 16.42 15.73 16.34 16.07 15.80 15.95 16.42
4 Valerie Sloper  New Zealand 16.39 16.11 16.26 15.72 16.39 16.21 16.07
5 Zinaida Doynikova  Soviet Union 16.13 foul 15.72 15.40 15.65 16.13 15.52
6 Renate Boy  United Team of Germany 15.94 15.61 15.94 15.40 15.07 15.20 15.60
7 Galina Zybina  Soviet Union 15.56 13.82 15.56 15.27
8 Wilfriede Hoffmann  United Team of Germany 15.14 14.87 14.75 15.14
9 Věra Černa  Czechoslovakia 15.06 15.06 14.29 foul
10 Jadwiga Klimaj  Poland 14.66 14.06 14.66 13.78
11 Eugenia Rusin  Poland 14.55 foul 14.55 14.18
12 Milena Usenik  Yugoslavia 14.19 14.19 14.12 14.11

Key: OR = Olympic record

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