Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Women's shot put

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Women's shot put
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Date 20 October
Competitors 17 from 12 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Tamara Press  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Renate Culmberger  United Team of Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Galina Zybina  Soviet Union
← 1960
1968 →

The women's shot put was one of three women's throwing events on the Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics program in Tokyo. It was held on 20 October 1964. 17 athletes from 12 nations entered, with 1 not starting the qualification round.[1]

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification standard was 15.00 metres. Each thrower had three attempts to reach that standard.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3
1 Tamara Press  Soviet Union 16.57 metres 16.57
2 Valerie Young  New Zealand 16.40 metres 16.40
3 Renate Culmberger  United Team of Germany 16.32 metres 16.32
4 Irina Press  Soviet Union 15.67 metres 15.67
5 Margitta Helmbold  United Team of Germany 15.61 metres 15.61
6 Judit Bognár  Hungary 15.52 metres 14.44 15.52
7 Earlene Brown  United States 15.44 metres 13.84 14.67 15.44
8 Johanna Hübner  United Team of Germany 15.38 metres 15.38
9 Ana Maria Sălăjan  Romania 15.31 metres 15.31
10 Ivanka Khristova  Bulgaria 15.24 metres 15.24
11 Galina Zybina  Soviet Union 15.17 metres 15.17
12 Nancy McCredie  Canada 15.10 metres 15.10
13 Jolán Kleiber-Kontsek  Hungary 14.52 metres 14.48 14.39 14.52
14 Mary Elizabeth Peters  Great Britain 14.46 metres 13.44 X 14.46
15 Seiko Obonai  Japan 13.70 metres 13.70 13.47 12.70
16 Juliette Geverkof  Iran 9.17 metres X 8.79 9.17
Namjilmaa Dashzeveg  Mongolia Did not start

Final[edit]

The scores from the qualification were ignored, each thrower having three fresh attempts. The top six after those three received three more, taking their best throw from the six.

Place Athlete Nation Best mark Throw 1 Throw 2 Throw 3 Throw 4 Throw 5 Throw 6
1 Tamara Press  Soviet Union 18.14 metres OR 17.51 17.72 17.18 16.49 X 18.14
2 Renate Culmberger  United Team of Germany 17.61 metres 17.41 17.10 16.38 17.61 17.00 17.01
3 Galina Zybina  Soviet Union 17.45 metres 17.38 17.25 17.45 17.42 16.65 17.36
4 Valerie Young  New Zealand 17.26 metres 17.08 15.84 16.81 17.26 17.24 17.23
5 Margitta Helmbold  United Team of Germany 16.91 metres 16.67 15.87 X 16.60 16.91 16.34
6 Irina Press  Soviet Union 16.71 metres X 16.50 X 15.81 15.78 16.71
7 Nancy McCredie  Canada 15.89 metres 15.89 15.13 15.27
8 Ana Salagean  Romania 15.83 metres 15.79 15.83 15.70
9 Johanna Hubner  United Team of Germany 15.77 metres 15.77 X X
10 Ivanka Khristova  Bulgaria 15.69 metres 15.69 X 15.35
11 Judit Bognar  Hungary 15.65 metres 15.65 X X
12 Earlene Brown  United States 14.80 metres 14.25 13.43 14.80

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games: Women's Shot Put". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 January 2018.