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Summer Games Gold Medal Winners: Javelin Throw

1932 Mildred Didrikson, United States 143 ft 4 in
1936 Tilly Fleischer, Germany 148 ft 2.75 in
1948 Herma Bauma, Austria 149 ft 6 in
1952 Dana Zatopek, Czechoslovakia 165 ft 7 in
1956 Inessa Janzeme, USSR 176 ft 8 in
1960 Elvira Ozolina, USSR 183 ft 8 in
1964 Mihaela Penes, Romania 198 ft 7.5 in
1968 Angela Nemeth, Hungary 198 ft
1972 Ruth Fuchs, East Germany 209 ft 7 in
1976 Ruth Fuchs, East Germany 216 ft 4 in
1980 Maria Colon, Cuba 224 ft 5 in
1984 Tessa Sanderson, Britain 228 ft 2 in
1988 Petra Felke, East Germany 245 ft
1992 Silke Renke, Germany 224 ft 2.5 in
1996 Heli Rantanen, Finland 222 ft 11 in
2000 Trine Hattestad, Norway 226 ft 1 in
2004 Osleidys Menendez, Cuba 234 ft 8.14 in
2008 Barbora Spotakova, Czech Republic 234 ft 3.81 in

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