Athletics — Hammer Throw, Men

Times held 33
Total participants 437
Total countries 75

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1900 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 5 2
1904 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 6 1
1904 Hammer Throw - AAU Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 3 1
1904 Hammer Throw - Olympic Collegiate Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 4 1
1904 Hammer Throw - Olympic Irish Sports, Men Olympic (non-medal) 3 2
1904 Hammer Throw - Western AAU Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 3 1
1904 Hammer Throw - YMCA Championship, Men Olympic (non-medal) 3 1
1908 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 19 8
1912 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 14 4
1920 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 12 5
1924 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 15 10
1928 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 16 11
1932 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 14 9
1936 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 27 16
1948 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 24 17
1952 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 33 18
1956 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 22 14
1960 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 28 18
1964 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 24 13
1968 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 22 12
1972 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 31 17
1976 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 20 13
1980 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 17 12
1984 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 23 13
1988 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 30 16
1992 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 27 19
1996 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 37 22
2000 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 44 24
2004 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 35 24
2008 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 33 26
2012 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 41 32
2016 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 32 24
2020 Hammer Throw, Men Olympic 31 21

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1900 John FlanaganUSA Truxtun HareUSA Josiah McCrackenUSA
1904 John FlanaganUSA John DeWittUSA Ralph RoseUSA
1908 John FlanaganUSA Matt McGrathUSA Con WalshCAN
1912 Matt McGrathUSA Duncan GillisCAN Clarence ChildsUSA
1920 Paddy RyanUSA Carl Johan LindSWE Basil BennettUSA
1924 Fred TootellUSA Matt McGrathUSA Malcolm NokesGBR
1928 Pat O'CallaghanIRL Ossian SkiöldSWE Ed BlackUSA
1932 Pat O'CallaghanIRL Ville PörhöläFIN Pete ZarembaUSA
1936 Karl HeinGER Erwin BlaskGER Fred WarngårdSWE
1948 Imre NémethHUN Ivan GubijanYUG Bob BennettUSA
1952 József CsermákHUN Karl StorchGER Imre NémethHUN
1956 Hal ConnollyUSA Mikhail KrivonosovURS Anatoly SamotsvetovURS
1960 Vasily RudenkovURS Gyula ZsivótzkyHUN Tadeusz RutPOL
1964 Romuald KlimURS Gyula ZsivótzkyHUN Uwe BeyerGER
1968 Gyula ZsivótzkyHUN Romuald KlimURS Lázár LovászHUN
1972 Anatoly BondarchukURS Jochen SachseGDR Vasily KhmelevskyURS
1976 Yury SedykhURS Aleksey SpiridonovURS Anatoly BondarchukURS
1980 Yury SedykhURS Sergey LitvinovURS Jüri TammURS
1984 Juha TiainenFIN Karl-Hans RiehmFRG Klaus PloghausFRG
1988 Sergey LitvinovURS Yury SedykhURS Jüri TammURS
1992 Andrey AbduvaliyevEUN Ihar AstapkovichEUN Igor NikulinEUN
1996 Balázs KissHUN Lance DealUSA Oleksandr KrykunUKR
2000 Szymon ZiółkowskiPOL Nicola VizzoniITA Ihar AstapkovichBLR
2004 Koji MurofushiJPN
2008 Primož KozmusSLO Vadzim DzeviatouskiBLR Ivan TsikanBLR
2012 Krisztián ParsHUN Primož KozmusSLO Koji MurofushiJPN
2016 Dilshod NazarovTJK Ivan TsikanBLR Wojciech NowickiPOL
2020 Wojciech NowickiPOL Eivind HenriksenNOR Paweł FajdekPOL

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 7 5 7 19
Soviet Union URS 6 5 5 16
Hungary HUN 5 2 2 9
Poland POL 2 0 3 5
Ireland IRL 2 0 0 2
Germany GER 1 2 1 4
Unified Team EUN 1 1 1 3
Finland FIN 1 1 0 2
Slovenia SLO 1 1 0 2
Japan JPN 1 0 1 2
Tajikistan TJK 1 0 0 1
Belarus BLR 0 2 2 4
Sweden SWE 0 2 1 3
Canada CAN 0 1 1 2
West Germany FRG 0 1 1 2
East Germany GDR 0 1 0 1
Italy ITA 0 1 0 1
Norway NOR 0 1 0 1
Yugoslavia YUG 0 1 0 1
Great Britain GBR 0 0 1 1
Ukraine UKR 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
John Flanagan USA 3 0 0 3
Yury Sedykh URS 2 1 0 3
Pat O'Callaghan IRL 2 0 0 2
Gyula Zsivótzky HUN 1 2 0 3
Matt McGrath USA 1 2 0 3