Athletics at the 1976 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

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Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ruth Fuchs  East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marion Becker  West Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kate Schmidt  United States
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Athletics at the
1976 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 women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 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 women
Road events
Marathon men
20 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
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The Women's javelin throw competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal was held on 23–24 July.

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result
1st, gold medalist(s)  Ruth Fuchs (GDR) 65.94 59.58 65.06 54.48 58.82 58.44 65.94 m OR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Marion Becker (FRG) 60.66 60.52 64.70 x x x 64.70 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Kate Schmidt (USA) x x 59.70 57.90 x 63.96 63.96 m
4  Jacqueline Hein (GDR) 58.30 61.68 60.90 55.16 x 63.84 63.84 m
5  Sabine Sebrowski (GDR) 57.02 59.10 63.08 56.46 54.34 51.72 63.08 m
6  Svetlana Babich (URS) x 49.24 59.42 x x x 59.42 m
7  Nadezhda Yakubovich (URS) 58.10 x 59.16 55.76 x 52.66 59.16 m
8  Karin Smith (USA) 53.86 57.50 55.32 52.66 45.08 39.48 57.50 m
9  Eva Janko (AUT) 55.04 57.20 x 57.20 m
10  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 57.00 55.96 x 57.00 m
11  Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROM) 54.40 53.88 55.60 55.60 m
12  Yordanka Peeva (BUL) 50.28 52.02 52.24 52.24 m

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