Javelin throw W - Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne - Results

Women's Javelin throw - Athletics
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

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Women's Javelin throw 1956
Inessa IaunzemeURS53,86OR
Marlene AhrensCHI50,38
Nadiya KoniayevaURS50,28
4. Dana ZatopkovaTCH49,83
5. Ingrid AlmqvistSWE49,74
6. Urszula FigwerPOL48,16
7. Erszebeth VighHUN48,07
8. Karen AndersonUSA48,00
9. Anna WojtaszekPOL46,92
10. Erika RaueGER45,87
11. Marjorie LarneyUSA45,27
12. Yoriko ShidaJPN44,96
13. Almut BrömmelGER44,67
14. Amelia WershovenUSA44,29
1. Karen AndersonUSA49,64Q
2. Urszula FigwerPOL47,76Q
3. Nadiya KoniayevaURS47,19Q
4. Dana ZatopkovaTCH47,05Q
5. Marlene AhrensCHI46,43Q
6. Inessa IaunzemeURS46,19Q
7. Marjorie LarneyUSA45,80Q
8. Yoriko ShidaJPN45,37Q
9. Erszebeth VighHUN44,60Q
10. Almut BrömmelGER44,55Q
11. Amelia WershovenUSA44,39Q
12. Anna WojtaszekPOL44,08Q
13. Erika RaueGER43,85Q
14. Ingrid AlmqvistSWE43,47Q
15. Paola PaternosterITA42,68
16. Margaret GeorgeCAN39,73
17. Maureen WrightAUS38,81
18. Heather InnesAUS38,72
19. June HeathAUS38,10

Women's Javelin throw - Athletics - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics

Event Format: Athletes competed in a qualifying round followed by the final. Top twelve and ties in the qualifying round and all those reaching the announced qualification limit advanced to the final. In the final all finalists were given three tries. The top six were then given three more.

Event facts: Women's Javelin throw competition was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and 19 athletes participated in the event.

These results for Women's Javelin throw - Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics - are based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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