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Hammer Throw

Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the men's hammer throw competition from 1900 to the present.

Year  Distance Record
1900 John Flanagan, USA 163- 1  
1904 John Flanagan, USA 168- 1 OR
1908 John Flanagan, USA 170- 4 OR
1912 Matt McGrath, USA 179- 7 OR
1920 Pat Ryan, USA 173- 5  
1924 Fred Tootell, USA 174-10  
1928 Pat O'Callaghan, IRE 168- 7  
1932 Pat O'Callaghan, IRE 176-11  
1936 Karl Hein, GER 185- 4 OR
1948 Imre Németh, HUN 183-11  
1952 József Csérmák, HUN 197-11 WR
1956 Harold Connolly, USA 207- 3 OR
1960 Vasily Rudenkov, USSR 220- 2 OR
1964 Romuald Klim, USSR 228-10 OR
1968 Gyula Zsivótzky, HUN 240- 8 OR
1972 Anatoly Bondarchuk, USSR 247- 8 OR
1976 Yuri Sedykh, USSR 254- 4 OR
1980 Yuri Sedykh, USSR 268- 4 WR
1984 Juha Tiainen, FIN 256- 2  
1988 Sergey Litvinov, USSR 278- 2 OR
1992 Andrei Abduvaliyev, UT 270- 9  
1996Balazs Kiss, HUN266- 6 
2000Szymon Ziolkowski, POL262- 6 
2004 Koji Murofushi, JPN* 272- 0 
2008 Primoz Kozmus, SLO 269- 1  
2012 Krisztian Pars, HUN 264-4 3/4  
Hungary’s Adrian Annus was initially awarded the gold medal for his throw of 272-11, but after questions were raised about the legitimacy of his post-competition drug test, and he failed to submit to a follow-up test, he was disqualified and stripped of the gold.

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