You Are Here > SR/Olympics > Summer Games > 1952 Helsinki > Athletics > Men's Decathlon

Athletics at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games:

Men's Decathlon Javelin throw

Athletics at the 1952 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games ▪ Next Summer Games

Events:
Phases:

Host City: Helsinki, Finland
Venue(s): Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki
Date Started: July 26, 1952
Date Finished: July 26, 1952

Gold: USA Bob Mathias
Silver: USA Milt Campbell
Bronze: USA Floyd Simmons

Javelin throw

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC D P(1952T) P(1985T)
1 Bob Mathias 21 United States USA 59.21 715 726
2 Eeles Landström 20 Finland FIN 57.61 680 702
3 Vladimir Volkov 31 Soviet Union URS 56.68 660 688
4 Reinaldo Oliver 20 Puerto Rico PUR 56.68 660 688
5 Brígido Iriarte 31 Venezuela VEN 55.55 637 671
6 Floyd Simmons 29 United States USA 54.69 620 658
7 Milt Campbell 18 United States USA 54.54 617 656
8 Sepp Hipp 25 Germany GER 54.14 609 650
9 Friedel Schirmer 26 Germany GER 54.00 606 648
10 Erkki Hautamäki 21 Finland FIN 53.57 597 642
11 Kjell Tånnander 25 Sweden SWE 52.79 582 630
12 Olli Reikko 25 Finland FIN 51.41 554 609
13 Oto Rebula 30 Yugoslavia YUG 51.39 554 609
14 Hernán Figueroa 24 Chile CHI 51.22 550 607
15 Max Wehrli 22 Switzerland SUI 51.08 548 605
16 Héctor Román 19 Puerto Rico PUR 49.80 525 586
17 Geoff Elliott 21 Great Britain GBR 49.56 520 582
18 Göran Widenfelt 23 Sweden SWE 49.36 517 579
19 Bob Adams 27 Canada CAN 44.83 436 512
20 Fernando Fernandes 32 Portugal POR 43.55 414 494
21 Sergey Kuznetsov 34 Soviet Union URS 43.19 408 489
22 Hugues Frayer 29 France FRA 41.31 376 461