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Athletics Men's Discus Throw Medalists

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Events:

Games: 28 games in 19 countries
First Held: 1896 Summer Games
Last Held: 2012 Summer Games

Participants: 541 from 87 countries
Top Athlete Medalist(s): USA Al Oerter (4 medals)
Top Country Medalist(s): USA United States (36 medals)

Medalists

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2012 GER Robert Harting IRI Ehsan Haddadi EST Gerd Kanter
2008 EST Gerd Kanter POL Piotr Małachowski LTU Virgilijus Alekna
2004 LTU Virgilijus Alekna HUN Zoltán Kővágó EST Aleksander Tammert
2000 LTU Virgilijus Alekna GER Lars Riedel RSA Frantz Kruger
1996 GER Lars Riedel BLR Vladimir Dubrovshchik BLR Vasily Kaptyukh
1992 LTU Romas Ubartas GER Jürgen Schult CUB Roberto Moya
1988 GDR Jürgen Schult URS Romas Ubartas FRG Rolf Danneberg
1984 FRG Rolf Danneberg USA Mac Wilkins USA John Powell
1980 URS Viktor Rashchupkin TCH Imrich Bugár CUB Luis Delís
1976 USA Mac Wilkins GDR Wolfgang Schmidt USA John Powell
1972 TCH Ludvík Daněk USA Jay Silvester SWE Ricky Bruch
1968 USA Al Oerter GDR Lothar Milde TCH Ludvík Daněk
1964 USA Al Oerter TCH Ludvík Daněk USA Dave Weill
1960 USA Al Oerter USA Rink Babka USA Dick Cochran
1956 USA Al Oerter USA Fortune Gordien USA Des Koch
1952 USA Sim Iness ITA Adolfo Consolini USA Jim Dillion
1948 ITA Adolfo Consolini ITA Giuseppe Tosi USA Fortune Gordien
1936 USA Ken Carpenter USA Gordon Dunn ITA Giorgio Oberweger
1932 USA John Anderson USA Henri LaBorde FRA Paul Winter
1928 USA Bud Houser FIN Antero Kivi USA Jim Corson
1924 USA Bud Houser FIN Vilho Niittymaa USA Tom Lieb
1920 FIN Elmer Niklander FIN Armas Taipale USA Gus Pope
1912 FIN Armas Taipale USA Dick Byrd USA Jim Duncan
1908 USA Martin Sheridan USA Merritt Giffin USA Bill Horr
1906 USA Martin Sheridan GRE Nikolaos Georgantas FIN Verner Järvinen
1904 USA Martin Sheridan USA Ralph Rose GRE Nikolaos Georgantas
1900 HUN Rudolf Bauer BOH František Janda-Suk USA Dick Sheldon
1896 USA Bob Garrett GRE Panagiotis Paraskevopoulos GRE Sotirios Versis