History of Olympic Results: Hammer Throw – Men

2016
(Rio de Janeiro, August 19)
1 Dilshod Nazarov (Tajikistan) 258-2 | 78.68
2 Ivan Tikhon (Belarus) 255-2 | 77.79
3 Wojciech Nowicki (Poland) 255-0 | 77.73
4 Diego Del Real (Mexico) 249-6 | 76.05
5 Marcel Lomnicky (Slovakia) 249-3 | 75.97
6 Ashraf Amjad Al-Saifi (Qatar) 247-7 | 75.46
7 Krisztián Pars (Hungary) 247-0 | 75.28
8 David Söderberg (Finland) 244-9 | 74.61
[Conor McCullough (USA) dnq(239-1/72.88)]
[Rudy Winkler (USA) dnq(235-10/71.89)]
[Kibwé Johnson (US (USA) dnq(3f)]
2012
(London, August 5)
1 Krisztián Pars (Hungary) 264-5 | 80.59
2 Primoz Kozmus (Slovenia) 260-4 | 79.36
3 Koji Murofushi (Japan) 258-3 | 78.71
4 Oleksiy Sokyrskyy (Ukraine) 256-8 | 78.25
5 Kirill Ikonnikov (Russia) 255-5 | 77.86
6 Lukás Melich (Czech Republic) 253-2 | 77.17
7 Szymon Ziólkowski (Poland) 252-11 | 77.10
8 Nicola Vizzoni (Italy) 249-7 | 76.07
9 Kibwe Johnson (USA) 245-10 | 74.95
[DNQ—A.G. Kruger (USA)]
2008
1 Primož Kozmus (Slovenia) 269-1 | 82.02
2 Vadim Devyatovskiy (Belarus) 267-9 | 81.61
3 Ivan Tikhon (Belarus) 267-5 | 81.51
4 Krisztián Pars (Hungary) 265-7 | 80.96
5 Koji Murofushi (Japan) 264-9 | 80.71
6 Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (Finland) 261-1 | 79.59
7 Szymon Ziólkowski (Poland) 259-11 | 79.22
8 Libor Charfreitag (Slovakia) 258-0 | 78.65
[DNQ—A.J. Kruger (USA)—only U.S. entrant]
2004
1 Koji Murofushi (Japan) 272-0 | 82.91
2 Ivan Tikhon (Belarus) 261-10 | 79.81
3 Eşref Apak (Turkey) 260-10 | 79.51
4 Vadim Devyatovskiy (Belarus) 258-7 | 78.82
5 Krisztián Pars (Hungary) 258-3 | 78.73
6 Primož Kozmus (Slovenia) 257-9 | 78.56
7 Libor Charfreitag (Slovakia) 254-5 | 77.54
8 Karsten Kobs (Germany) 250-4 | 76.30
[DQ—doping: [1]Adrián Annus (Hungary)
(272-11/83.19)]
[DNQ—James Parker (USA), A.J. Kruger (USA)]
[No third U.S. entrant]
2000
1 Szymon Ziółkowski (Poland) 262-6 | 80.02
2 Nicola Vizzoni (Italy) 261-3 | 79.64
3 Igor Astapkovich (Belarus) 259-9 | 79.17
4 Ivan Tikhon (Belarus) 259-9 | 79.17
5 Ilya Konovalov (Russia) 257-9 | 78.56
6 Loris Paoluzzi (Italy) 256-6 | 78.18
7 Tibor Gécsek (Hungary) 254-11 | 77.70
8 Vladimir Maska (Czech Republic) 253-8 | 77.32
[DNQ—Lance Deal (USA), Jud Logan (USA), Kevin McMahon
(USA)]
1996
1 Balázs Kiss (Hungary) 266-6 | 81.24
2 Lance Deal (USA) 266-2 | 81.12
3 Aleksey Krykun (Ukraine) 262-6 | 80.02
4 Andrey Skvaruk (Ukraine) 262-2 | 79.92
5 Heinz Weis (Germany) 261-9 | 79.78
6 Ilya Konovalov (Russia) 258-3 | 78.72
7 Igor Astapkovich (Belarus) 256-7 | 78.20
8 Sergey Alay (Belarus) 253-10 | 77.38
[DNQ—Kevin McMahon (USA) & David Popejoy (USA)]
1992
1 Andrey Abduvaliyev (Soviet Union) 270-9 | 82.54
2 Igor Astapkovich (Soviet Union) 268-11 | 81.96
3 Igor Nikulin (Soviet Union) 267-0 | 81.38
4 Tibor Gécsek (Hungary) 255-2 | 77.78
5 Jüri Tamm (Estonia) 254-4 | 77.52
6 Heinz Weis (Germany) 252-3 | 76.90
7 Lance Deal (USA) 252-1 | 76.84
8 Sean Carlin (Australia) 249-10 | 76.16
[DQ(doping)—Jud Logan (USA) 259-2/79.00]
[DNQ—Ken Flax (USA)]
1988
1 Sergey Litvinov (Soviet Union) 278-2 | 84.80
2 Yuriy Syedikh (Soviet Union) 274-10 | 83.76
3 Jüri Tamm (Soviet Union) 266-3 | 81.16
4 Ralf Haber (East Germany) 263-11 | 80.44
5 Heinz Weis (West Germany) 259-8 | 79.16
6 Tibor Gécsek (Hungary) 257-1 | 78.36
7 Imré Szitás (Hungary) 252-9 | 77.04
8 Ivan Tanev (Bulgaria) 249-7 | 76.08
[DNQ—Lance Deal (USA), Ken Flax (USA), Jud Logan (USA)]
[Litvinov 278-1/84.76 OR, 84.80 OR]
1984
1 Juha Tiainen (Finland) 256-2 | 78.08
2 Karl-Hans Riehm (West Germany) 255-10 | 76.68
3 Klaus Ploghaus (West Germany) 251-7 | 76.68
4 Orlando Bianchini (Italy) 249-2 | 75.94
5 Bill Green (USA) 248-0 | 75.60
6 Harri Huhtala (Finland) 247-0 | 75.28
7 Walter Ciofani (France) 214-0 | 73.46
8 Robert Weir (Great Britain) 238-3 | 72.62
[DNQ—Ed Burke (USA), Jud Logan (USA)]
1980
1 Yuriy Syedikh (Soviet Union) 268-4 | 81.80
2 Sergey Litvinov (Soviet Union) 264-7 | 80.64
3 Jüri Tamm (Soviet Union) 259-17 | 8.96
4 Roland Steuk (East Germany) 254-5 | 77.54
5 Detlef Gerstenberg (East Germany) 244-9 | 76.60
6 Emanuil Dyulgerov (Bulgaria) 242-11 | 74.04
7 Giampaolo Urlando (Italy) 242-5 | 73.90
8 Ireneusz Golda (Poland) 241-11 | 73.74
[Syedikh 256-6/78.22 OR {qual}, 81.80 WR, OR]
1976
1 Yuriy Syedikh (Soviet Union) 254-4 | 77.52
2 Aleksey Spiridonov (Soviet Union) 249-7 | 76.08
3 Anatoliy Bondarchuk (Soviet Union) 247-8 | 75.48
4 Karl-Hans Riehm (West Germany) 247-7 | 75.46
5 Walter Schmidt (West Germany) 245-2 | 74.72
6 Jochen Sachse (East Germany) 243-9 | 74.30
7 Chris Black (Great Britain) 240-1 | 73.18
8 Edwin Klein (West Germany) 234-1 | 71.34
[DNQ—Larry Hart (USA); only American competitor]
[Syedikh 248-2/75.64 OR; Spiridonov 248-6/75.74 OR; Syedikh
77.52 OR]
1972
1 Anatoliy Bondarchuk (Soviet Union) 247-8 | 75.50
2 Jochen Sachse (East Germany) 245-11 | 74.96
3 Vasiliy Khmyelevskiy (Soviet Union) 242-11 | 74.04
4 Uwe Beyer (West Germany) 234-8 | 71.52
5 Gyula Zsivótzky (Hungary) 234-2 | 71.38
6 Sándor Eckschmidt (Hungary) 233-7 | 71.20
7 Edwin Klein (West Germany) 233-5 | 71.14
8 Shigenobu Murofushi (Japan) 232-6 | 70.88
[12 Tom Gage (USA) 69.50/228-0]
[DNQ—George Frenn (USA), Al Schoterman (USA)]
[Bondarchuk 75.50 OR]
1968
1 Gyula Zsivótzky (Hungary) 240-8 | 73.36
2 Romuald Klim (Soviet Union) 240-5 | 73.28
3 Lázár Lovász (Hungary) 228-11 | 69.78
4 Takeo Sugawara (Japan) 228-11 | 69.78
5 Sándor Eckschmidt (Hungary) 227-11 | 69.46
6 Gennadiy Kondrashov (Soviet Union) 226-8 | 69.08
7 Reinhard Theimer (East Germany) 225-10 | 68.84
8 Helmut Baumann (East Germany) 223-11 | 68.26
[12 Ed Burke (USA) 215-7/65.72]
[DNQ—Hal Connolly (USA), Al Hall (USA)]
[Zsivótzky 238-2/72.60 OR {qual}; Klim 238-7/72.72 OR,
73.28 OR; Zsivótzky 73.36 OR]
1964
1 Romuald Klim (Soviet Union) 228-10 | 69.74
2 Gyula Zsivótzky (Hungary) 226-8 | 69.08
3 Uwe Beyer (West Germany) 223-4 | 68.08
4 Yuriy Nikulin (Soviet Union) 222-0 | 67.68
5 Yuriy Bakarinov (Soviet Union) 218-11 | 66.72
6 Hal Connolly (USA) 218-8 | 66.64
7 Ed Burke (USA) 215-5 | 65.66
8 Olgierd Cieply (Poland) 212-8 | 64.82
[12 Al Hall (USA) 209-4/63.82]
[Klim 202-0/67.10 =OR {qual}; Connolly 221-1/67.40 OR {qual};
Zsivótzky 223-0/67.98 OR {qual}, 69.08 OR; Klim 69.74 OR]
1960
1 Vasiliy Rudenkov (Soviet Union) 202-0 | 67.10
2 Gyula Zsivótzky (Hungary) 215-10 | 65.78
3 Tadeusz Rut (Poland) 215-4 | 65.64
4 John Lawlor (Ireland) 213-1 | 64.94
5 Olgierd Cieply (Poland) 211-10 | 64.56
6 Zvonko Bezjak (Yugoslavia) 210-8 | 64.20
7 Anatoliy Samotsvyetov (Soviet Union) 208-8 | 63.60
8 Hal Connolly (USA) 208-7 | 63.58
[14 Al Hall (USA) 196-1/59.76]
[DNQ—Ed Bagdonas (USA)]
[Zsivótzky 212-7/64.80 OR {qual}; Rudenkov 219-10/67.02
OR {qual}, 67.10 OR]
1956
1 Hal Connolly (USA) 207-3 | 63.18
2 Mikhail Krivonosov (Soviet Union) 206-9 | 63.02
3 Anatoliy Samotsvyetov (Soviet Union) 205-3 | 62.56
4 Al Hall (USA) 203-3 | 61.96
5 József Csérmák (Hungary) 199-2 | 60.70
6 Kresimir Racic (Yugoslavia) 198-0 | 60.36
7 Dmitriy Tegorov (Soviet Union) 197-7 | 60.22
8 Sverre Strandli (Norway) 194-3 | 59.20
[Cliff Blair (USA) removed from team by USOC for writing
newspaper articles]
[Samotsvyetov 203-9/62.10 OR; Krivonosov 206-8/63.00 OR, 63.02
OR; Connolly 63.18 OR]
1952
1 József Csérmák (Hungary) 197-11 | 60.34
2 Karl Storch (West Germany) 193-1 | 58.86
3 Imre Németh (Hungary) 189-5 | 57.74
4 Jirí Dadák (Czechoslovakia) 186-4 | 56.80
5 Nikolay Ryedkin (Soviet Union) 185-6 | 56.54
6 Karl Wolf (West Germany) 185-4 | 56.48
7 Sverre Strandli (Norway) 184-11 | 56.36
8 Georgy Dybenko (Soviet Union) 180-6 | 55.02
[11 Sam Felton (USA) 174-11/53.32]
[13 Bob Backus (USA) 170-11/52.10]
[3 fouls—Marty Engel (USA)]
[Csérmák 187-8/57.20 OR {qual}, 191-9/58.44 OR,
60.34 WR, OR]
1948
1 Imre Németh (Hungary) 183-11 | 56.06
2 Ivan Gubijan (Yugoslavia) 178-0 | 54.26
3 Bob Bennett (USA) 176-3 | 53.72
4 Sam Felton (USA) 176-0 | 53.66
5 Lauri Tamminen (Finland) 174-2 | 53.08
6 Bo Ericson (Sweden) 173-10 | 52.98
7 Teseo Taddia (Italy) 169-9 | 51.74
8 Einar Söderqvist (Sweden) 168-11 | 51.48
[9 Henry Dreyer (USA) 168-6/51.36]
1936
1 Karl Hein (Germany) 185-4 | 56.48
2 Erwin Blask (Germany) 180-7 | 55.04
3 Fred Warngård (Sweden) 179-10 | 54.82
4 Gustaf Koutonen (Finland) 170-3 | 51.90
5 William Rowe (USA) 169-6 | 51.66
6 Donald Favor (USA) 167-4 | 51.00
7 Bernhard Greulich (Germany) 166-0 | 50.60
8 Koit Annamaa (Estonia) 165-7 | 50.46
[9 Henry Dreyer (USA) 165-5/50.42]
[Blask 55.04 OR; Hein 56.48 OR]
1932
1 Pat O’Callaghan (Ireland) 176-11 | 53.92
2 Ville Pörhölä (Finland) 171-5 | 52.26
3 Peter Zaremba (USA) 165-1 | 50.32
4 Ossian Skiöld (Sweden) 161-6 | 49.24
5 Grant McDougall (USA) 161-2 | 49.12
6 Frederico Kleger (Argentina) 158-6 | 48.32
7 Gunnar Jansson (Sweden) 156-9 | 47.78
8 Armando Poggioli (Italy) 153-10 | 46.90
1928
1 Pat O’Callaghan (Ireland) 168-7 | 51.38
2 Ossian Skiöld (Sweden) 168-3 | 51.28
3 Edmund Black (USA) 160-10 | 49.02
4 Armando Poggioli (Italy) 158-8 | 48.36
5 Donald Gwinn (USA) 154-8 | 47.14
6 Frank Connor (USA) 153-4 | 46.74
7 Federico Kleger (Argentina) 152-11 | 46.60
8 Ricardo Bayer (Chile) 152-0 | 46.34
[12 Fred Caskey (USA) 147-0/44.80]
1924
1 Fred Tootell (USA) 174-10 | 53.28
2 Matt McGrath (USA) 166-9 | 50.84
3 Malcolm Nokes (Great Britain) 160-4 | 48.86
4 Erik Eriksson (Finland) 159-11 | 48.74
5 Ossian Skiöld (Sweden) 148-7 | 45.28
6 James McEachern (USA) 148-4 | 45.22
7 Carl Lind (Sweden) 146-11 | 44.78
8 John Murdock (Canada) 139-4 | 42.48
[9 Jack Merchant (USA) 135-1¼1.44]
1920
1 Pat Ryan (USA) 173-5 | 52.86
2 Carl Lind (Sweden) 158-9 | 48.42
3 Basil Bennet (USA) 158-3 | 48.24
4 Malcolm Svensson (Sweden) 155-1 | 47.28
5 Matt McGrath (USA) 153-1 | 46.66
6 Thomas Nicolson (Great Britain) 149-11 | 45.70
7 Nils Linde (Sweden) 147-3 | 44.88
8 James McEachern (USA) 146-8 | 44.70
1912
1 Matt McGrath (USA) 179-7 | 54.74
2 Duncan Gillis (Canada) 158-9 | 48.38
3 Clarence Childs (USA) 158-0 | 48.16
4 Robert Olsson (Sweden) 152-7 | 46.50
5 Carl Johan Lind (Sweden) 149-7 | 45.60
6 Denis Carey (Great Britain) 143-8 | 43.78
7 Nils Linde (Sweden) 142-1 | 43.32
8 Carl Jahnzon (Sweden) 139-8 | 42.58
[9 Ralph Rose (USA) 139-7/42.56]
[12 Benjamin Sherman (USA) 127-2/38.76]
[McGrath 177-7/54.12 OR, 54.74 OR]
1908
1 John Flanagan (USA) 170-4 | 51.92
2 Matt McGrath (USA) 167-11 | 51.18
3 Con Walsh (Canada) 149-1 | 48.50
4 Thomas Nicolson (Great Britain) 157-9 | 48.08
5 Lee Talbott (USA) 157-0 | 47.86
6 Marquis Horr (USA) 154-0 | 46.94
7 Simon Gillis (USA) 149-6 | 45.58
8 Eric Lemming (Sweden) 141-3 | 43.06
[Flanagan 51.92 OR]
1904
1 John Flanagan (USA) 168-0 | 51.22
2 John DeWitt (USA) 164-11 | 50.26
3 Ralph Rose (USA) 150-0 | 45.72
4 Charles Chadwick (USA) 140-4 | 42.78
5 James Mitchell (USA) unknown
6 Albert Johnson (USA) unknown
[DeWitt 50.26 OR; Flanagan 51.22 OR]
1900
1 John Flanagan (USA) 163-1 | 49.72
2 Truxtun Hare (USA) 161-2 | 49.12
3 Josiah McCracken (USA) 139-4 | 42.46
4 Eric Lemming (Sweden) unknown
5 Karl Staaf (Sweden) unknown
[Flanagan 49.72 OR]
1896
(not contested)