Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Women's discus throw

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Women's discus throw
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date 19 October
Competitors 22 from 15 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Tamara Press  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ingrid Lotz  United Team of Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Lia Manoliu  Romania
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Athletics at the
1964 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
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
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Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
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Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's discus throw was one of three women's throwing events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 19 October 1964. 22 athletes from 15 nations entered, with 1 not starting in the qualification round.

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification standard was 50.00 metres. Each thrower had three attempts to reach that standard.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3
1 Virginia Angelova  Bulgaria 54.94 metres 54.94
2 Ingrid Lotz  United Team of Germany 54.82 metres 48.38 54.82
3 Kriemhild Limberg  United Team of Germany 54.54 metres 46.59 48.63 54.54
4 Lia Manoliu  Romania 53.64 metres 47.80 53.64
5 Olimpia Catarama  Romania 53.20 metres 46.96 53.20
6 Olga Connolly  United States 53.17 metres 49.99 53.17
7 Eugenia Kuznetsova  Soviet Union 52.44 metres 49.40 52.44
8 Jolán Kleiber-Kontsek  Hungary 52.35 metres 52.35
9 Judit Stugner  Hungary 52.30 metres 48.96 48.49 52.30
10 Valerie Young  New Zealand 51.94 metres 48.01 51.94
11 Doris Lorenz  United Team of Germany 51.58 metres 51.58
12 Jirina Nemcova  Czechoslovakia 50.64 metres 50.64
13 Tamara Press  Soviet Union 50.28 metres 50.28
14 Nina Ponomaryova  Soviet Union 50.18 metres 44.69 44.89 50.18
15 Nancy McCredie  Canada 47.27 metres 44.91 47.27 44.75
16 Yokoyama Hiroko  Japan 47.18 metres 46.19 47.18 34.48
17 Namjilmaa Dashzeveg  Mongolia 44.55 metres 43.37 40.26 44.55
18 Josephine de la Vina  Philippines 42.27 metres 40.05 42.27 41.71
19 Pranee Kitipongpitaya  Thailand 38.73 metres 36.21 38.73 34.20
20 Park Young Sook  South Korea 37.50 metres 37.50 33.27 34.97
21 Juliet Geverkof  Iran 30.05 metres X 30.05 X
Judit Bognar  Hungary Did not start

Final[edit]

The marks for the qualification were ignored in the final. Each thrower had three attempts; the top six after those three received three more and counted their best mark of the six. All five of the top throwers defeated the old Olympic record.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3 Throw 4 Throw 5 Throw 6
1 Tamara Press  Soviet Union 57.27 metres OR X 55.38 50.38 55.23 57.27 56.08
2 Ingrid Lotz  United Team of Germany 57.21 metres 57.21 X 55.41 X 54.59 54.74
3 Lia Manoliu  Romania 56.97 metres 55.90 X X 56.09 56.97 X
4 Virginia Angelova  Bulgaria 56.70 metres 47.38 56.56 52.19 56.70 55.77 55.54
5 Eugenia Kuznetsova  Soviet Union 55.17 metres 55.17 53.58 X X X 53.80
6 Jolán Kleiber-Kontsek  Hungary 54.87 metres 54.46 53.05 53.51 53.14 54.87 51.69
7 Kriemhild Limberg  United Team of Germany 53.81 metres 48.35 53.81 53.02
8 Olimpia Catarama  Romania 53.08 metres 53.08 49.99 51.28
9 Jirina Nemcova  Czechoslovakia 52.80 metres 49.06 52.80 51.13
10 Judit Stugner  Hungary 52.52 metres 50.88 50.47 52.52
11 Nina Ponomariova  Soviet Union 52.48 metres 52.15 51.12 52.48
12 Olga Connolly  United States 51.58 metres 51.21 X 51.58
13 Valerie Young  New Zealand 49.59 metres 48.93 46.17 49.59
14 Doris Lorenz  United Team of Germany 45.63 metres X X 45.63

References[edit]

  • Official Report