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Gold medal distances in the discus throw at the Summer Olympics 1896-2016

Gold medal winning distances in the Men's and Women's discus throw at the Summer Olympics from 1896 to 2016

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Source

Release date

2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1896 to 2016

Supplementary notes

The winning athletes (male listed first) and their represented countries are as follows:
1896 - Robert Garrett (US)
1900 - Rudolph Bauer (Hungary)
1904 - Martin Sheridan (US)
1908 - Martin Sheridan (US)
1912 - Armas Taipale (Finland)
1920 - Elmer Niklander (Finland)
1924 - Bud Houser (US)
1928 - Bud Houser (US) & Halina Konopacka (Poland)
1932 - John Anderson (US) & Lillian Copeland (US)
1936 - Ken Carpenter (US) & Gisela Mauermayer (Germany)
1948 - Adolfo Consolini (Italy) & Micheline Ostermeyer (France)
1952 - Sam Iness (US) & Nina Romashkova (Soviet Union)
1956 - Al Oerter (US) & Olga Fikotová (Czechoslovakia)
1960 - Al Oerter (US) & Nina Romashkova (Soviet Union)
1964 - Al Oerter (US) & Tamara Press (Soviet Union)
1968 - Al Oerter (US) & Lia Manoliu (Romania)
1972 - Ludvík Daněk (Czechoslovakia) & Faina Melnik (Soviet Union)
1976 - Mac Wilkins (US) & Evelin Schlaak-Jahl (East Germany)
1980 - Viktor Rashchupkin (Soviet Union) & Evelin Schlaak-Jahl (East Germany)
1984 - Rolf Danneberg (West Germany) & Ria Stalman (Netherlands)
1988 - Jürgen Schult (East Germany) & Martina Hellmann (East Germany
1992 - Romas Ubartas (Lithuania) & Maritza Marten (Cuba)
1996 - Lars Riedel (Germany) & Ilke Wyludda (Germany)
2000 - Virgilijus Alekna (Lithuania) & Ellina Zvereva (Belarus)
2004 - Virgilijus Alekna (Lithuania) & Natalya Sadova (Russia)
2008 - Gerd Kanter (Estonia) & Stephanie Brown Trafton (US)
2012 - Robert Harting (Germany) & Sandra Perkovic (Croatia)
2016 - Christoph Harting & Sandra Perkovic (Croatia)

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