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
VenueOlympic Stadium
Date23 July 1976 (qualifications)
24 July 1976 (finals)
Competitors15 from 10 nations
Winning distance65.94 OR
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
← 1972
1980 →

The Women's javelin throw competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal was held on 23–24 July.[1]

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The qualification distance was set to 60.00 metres.

Rank Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Note
1 Marion Becker  West Germany 65.14 65.14
2 Ruth Fuchs  East Germany 62.46 62.46 Q
3 Kate Schmidt  United States 61.50 61.50 Q
4 Eva Janko  Austria 60.90 60.90 Q
5 Jacqueline Hein  East Germany 60.70 60.70 Q
6 Karin Smith  United States x x 59.36 59.36 q
7 Tessa Sanderson  Great Britain x 57.18 57.18 q
8 Svetlana Babich  Soviet Union 56.82 56.82 q
9 Yordanka Peeva  Bulgaria x 53.62 56.74 56.74 q
10 Nadezhda Yakubovich  Soviet Union x x 56.56 56.56 q
11 Sabine Sebrowski  East Germany 55.42 55.42 q
12 Éva Ráduly-Zörgő  Romania 55.34 55.34 q
13 Sherry Calvert  United States 52.58 x 53.08 53.08
Sofia Sakorafa  Greece NM
Christine Hunt  Australia NM

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Ruth Fuchs  East Germany 65.94 59.58 65.06 54.48 58.82 58.44 65.94 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Marion Becker  West Germany 60.66 60.52 64.70 x x x 64.70
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kate Schmidt  United States x x 59.70 57.90 x 63.96 63.96
4 Jacqueline Hein  East Germany 58.30 61.68 60.90 55.16 x 63.84 63.84
5 Sabine Sebrowski  East Germany 57.02 59.10 63.08 56.46 54.34 51.72 63.08
6 Svetlana Babich  Soviet Union x 49.24 59.42 x x x 59.42
7 Nadezhda Yakubovich  Soviet Union 58.10 x 59.16 55.76 x 52.66 59.16
8 Karin Smith  United States 53.86 57.50 55.32 52.66 45.08 39.48 57.50
9 Eva Janko  Austria 55.04 57.20 x 57.20
10 Tessa Sanderson  Great Britain 57.00 55.96 x 57.00
11 Éva Ráduly-Zörgő  Romania 54.40 53.88 55.60 55.60
12 Yordanka Peeva  Bulgaria 50.28 52.02 52.24 52.24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games: Women's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2018.

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