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Athletics at the 1948 London Summer Games:

Men's Javelin Throw Final Round

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Empire Stadium, Wembley, London
Date Started: August 4, 1948
Date Finished: August 4, 1948

Gold: FIN Tapio Rautavaara
Silver: USA Steve Seymour
Bronze: HUN József Várszegi

Final Round

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
1 Tapio Rautavaara 33 Finland FIN 69.77
2 Steve Seymour 27 United States USA 67.56
3 József Várszegi 37 Hungary HUN 67.03
4 Pauli Vesterinen 24 Finland FIN 65.89
5 Odd Mæhlum 26 Norway NOR 65.32
6 Martin Biles 29 United States USA 65.17
7 Mirko Vujačić 23 Yugoslavia YUG 64.89
8 Bob Likins 27 United States USA 64.51
9 Gunnar Petersson 32 Sweden SWE 62.80
10 Per-Arne Berglund 21 Sweden SWE 62.62
11 Lumír Kiesewetter 28 Czechoslovakia TCH 60.25
12 Soini Nikkinen 25 Finland FIN 58.05

Final Round Round One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Tapio Rautavaara 33 Finland FIN 69.77
NP József Várszegi 37 Hungary HUN 67.03
NP Pauli Vesterinen 24 Finland FIN 65.44
NP Odd Mæhlum 26 Norway NOR 65.32
NP Martin Biles 29 United States USA 58.70
NP Steve Seymour 27 United States USA foul

Final Round Round Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Tapio Rautavaara 33 Finland FIN foul
NP József Várszegi 37 Hungary HUN 58.14
NP Pauli Vesterinen 24 Finland FIN 60.96
NP Odd Mæhlum 26 Norway NOR 62.00
NP Martin Biles 29 United States USA 65.09
NP Steve Seymour 27 United States USA 62.37

Final Round Round Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Tapio Rautavaara 33 Finland FIN 57.59
NP Steve Seymour 27 United States USA 67.56
NP József Várszegi 37 Hungary HUN 60.29
NP Pauli Vesterinen 24 Finland FIN 63.01
NP Odd Mæhlum 26 Norway NOR 61.67
NP Martin Biles 29 United States USA 65.17

Final Round Round Four

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Tapio Rautavaara 33 Finland FIN 59.43
NP Steve Seymour 27 United States USA 61.72
NP József Várszegi 37 Hungary HUN 57.53
NP Pauli Vesterinen 24 Finland FIN 61.76
NP Odd Mæhlum 26 Norway NOR 59.23
NP Martin Biles 29 United States USA 59.09

Final Round Round Five

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Tapio Rautavaara 33 Finland FIN 61,86
NP Steve Seymour 27 United States USA 63.58
NP József Várszegi 37 Hungary HUN 59.71
NP Pauli Vesterinen 24 Finland FIN 65.89
NP Odd Mæhlum 26 Norway NOR 60.59
NP Martin Biles 29 United States USA 64.10

Final Round Round Six

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D
NP Pauli Vesterinen 24 Finland FIN 65.79
NP Martin Biles 29 United States USA 65.17
NP Steve Seymour 27 United States USA 61.00
NP Odd Mæhlum 26 Norway NOR 59.33
NP Tapio Rautavaara 33 Finland FIN 58.95
NP József Várszegi 37 Hungary HUN 58.35