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Marianne Werner

Full name: Marianne Werner (Schulze-Entrup-, -Ader)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: January 4, 1924 in Dülmen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SSV 04 Wuppertal, Wuppertal (GER) / SC Greven 09, Greven (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Marianne Werner was a West German shot putter and discus thrower in the 1950s. She earned a silver medal in shot put at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics for West Germany and a bronze four years later in Melbourne for Germany. In the discus she finished ninth and tenth. At the 1954 Europeans she was fifth in the shot put and 11th in the discus. Her greatest sporting moment was the shot put gold medal at the 1958 Europeans. Nationally she earned the shot put titles in 1953-54 and 1956-59, and discus titles in 1947 and 1951-54, adding shot put titles indoors from 1955-59.

In 1958 Werner was elected Sportswoman of the Year and one year later received the Rudolf Harbig Memorial Award. In 1952 and 1957 she was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf. The trained physiotherapist and graduate sports teacher later became a professor at the Sports Science Institute of the University of Dortmund. In 1961, she published the textbook Methodology of Throwing Events for Schools and Clubs with her first husband Erich Werner. In 1985 Marianne Werner was also awarded the Dr.-Hans-Heinrich-Sievert Award.

Personal Bests: SP – 15.84 (1958); DT – 48.36 (1955).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Women's Shot Put Germany GER 2 Silver
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Women's Discus Throw Germany GER 9
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Women's Shot Put Germany GER 3 Bronze OR
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Women's Discus Throw Germany GER 10

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round 2 14.57
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 4 OR 13.89
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 4 13.91 13.91
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 4 foul 13.91
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 4 foul 13.91
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 4 14.04 14.04
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP 14.57
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 4 QU 13.62
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round 1 4 13.62
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round 2 4 13.62 pass
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round 3 DNS pass
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round 3 OR 15.61
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 3 OR 15.61
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 3 15.56 15.61
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 3 15.46 15.61
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 3 foul 15.61
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 3 15.01 15.61
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP 15.53
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 2 QU 14.21
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 2 14.21
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 2 pass 14.21
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round 9 41.03
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 8 39.77
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 10 foul 39.77
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 9 41.03 41.03
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 3 QU 41.37
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round 1 3 41.37
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round 2 3 41.37 pass
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round 3 DNS pass
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round 10 43.34
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 9 43.34
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 10 41.89 43.34
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 10 foul 43.34
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 10 QU 43.41
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 8 40.78
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 10 43.41 43.41
1956 Summer 32 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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