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Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Javelin throw

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 6, 1948
Date Finished: August 6, 1948

Gold: USA Bob Mathias
Silver: FRA Ignace Heinrich
Bronze: USA Floyd Simmons

Javelin throw

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D P(1934T) P(1985T)
1 Yrjö Mäkelä 21 Finland FIN 62.55 835 776 OB
2 Pierre Sprécher 26 France FRA 58.79 757 720
3 Per Eriksson 23 Sweden SWE 56.70 715 688
4 Davorin Marčelja 24 Yugoslavia YUG 55.34 688 668
5 Godtfred Holmvang 30 Norway NOR 53.66 656 643
6 Per Stavem 22 Norway NOR 52.79 639 630
7 Floyd Simmons 25 United States USA 51.99 624 618
8 Peter Mullins 22 Australia AUS 51.32 612 608
9 Witold Gerutto 35 Poland POL 51.06 607 604
10 Erik Andersson 26 Sweden SWE 51.04 607 604
11 Bob Mathias 17 United States USA 50.32 593 593
12 Albert Dayer 22 Belgium BEL 48.71 564 570
13 Hannes Sonck 28 Finland FIN 48.24 555 563
14 Wacław Kuźmicki 27 Poland POL 47.34 539 549
15 Fritz Nussbaum 24 Switzerland SUI 46.13 518 532
16 Enrique Kistenmacher 25 Argentina ARG 45.06 499 516
17 Sayed Moukhtar Egypt EGY 44.59 491 509
18 Örn Clausen 19 Iceland ISL 44.16 484 503
19 Edward Adamczyk 26 Poland POL 43.70 476 496
20 Kjell Tånnander 21 Sweden SWE 43.65 475 495
20 Jacques Crétaine France FRA 43.26 469 490
22 Hernán Figueroa 20 Chile CHI 43.05 465 486
23 Oskar Gerber Switzerland SUI 42.44 455 478
24 Lionel Fournier 31 Canada CAN 42.39 454 477
25 Ignace Heinrich 22 France FRA 40.98 430 456
26 Hércules Azcune 19 Uruguay URU 38.31 387 418
27 Mario Recordón 26 Chile CHI 38.06 383 414
28 Irving Mondschein 24 United States USA 36.81 363 396