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HAMMER THROW
YearLocationWinner, Country, Distance
2012London, EnglandKrisztian Pars, HUN, 80.59 meters
2008Beijing, ChinaPrimoz Kosmus, SLO, 82.02 meters
2004Athens, GreeceKoji Murofushi, JPN, 82.91 meters
2000Sydney, AustraliaS. Ziolkowski, POL, 80.02 meters
1996Atlanta, United StatesBalazs Kiss, HUN, 81.24 meters
1992Barcelona, SpainA. Abduyaliyev, EUN, 82.54 meters
1988Seoul, South KoreaSergey Litivinov, URS, 84.80 meters
1984Los Angeles, United StatesJuha Tiainen, FIN, 78.08 meters
1980Moscow, Soviet UnionYuri Sedykh, URS, 81.80 meters
1976Montreal, CanadaYuri Sedykh, URS, 77.52 meters
1972Munich, GermanyAnat. Bondarchuk, URS, 75.50 meters
1968Mexico City, MexicoGyula Zsivotsky, HUN, 73.36 meters
1964Tokyo, JapanRomuald Klim, URS, 69.74 meters
1960Rome, ItalyVasily Rudenkov, URS, 67.10 meters
1956Melbourne, AustraliaHarold Connolly, USA, 63.19 meters
1952Helsinki, FinlandJozsef Csermak, HUN, 60.34 meters
1948London, EnglandIrme Nemeth, HUN, 56.07 meters
1936Berlin, GermanyKarl Hein, GER, 56.49 meters
1932Los Angeles, United StatesPat O'Callaghan, IRE, 53.92 meters
1928Amsterdam, NetherlandsPat O'Callaghan, IRE, 51.39 meters
1924Paris, FranceFred Tootell, USA, 53,295 meters
1920Antwerp, BelgiumPat Ryan, USA, 52.875 meters
1912Stockholm, SwedenMatt McGrath, USA, 54.74 meters
1908London, EnglandJohn Flanagan,USA, 51.92 meters
1904St. Louis, United StatesJohn Flanagan, USA, 51.23 meters
1900Paris, FranceJohn Flanagan, USA, 49.73 meters
Medals won by country
CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
United States75820
Soviet Union64616
Hungary2226
Germany1214
Belarus0224
Hungary3003
Ireland2002
Finland1102
Unified Team1102
Poland1012
Slovenia1102
Japan1012
Sweden0112
West Germany0112
Canada0101
East Germany0101
Italy0101
Yugoslavia0101
Great Britain0011
Turkey0011
Ukraine0011
 

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