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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the men’s discus from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1896
    GOLD Robert Garrett, USA 29.15
    SILVER Panagiotis Paraskevopoulos, GRE 28.95
    BRONZE Sotirios Versis, GRE 28.78

  • 1900
    GOLD Rudolph Bauer, HUN 36.04
    SILVER Frantisek Janda-Suk, BOH 35.25
    BRONZE Richard Sheldon, USA 34.60

  • 1904
    GOLD Martin Sheridan, USA 39.28
    SILVER Ralph Rose, USA 39.28
    BRONZE Nikolaos Yeorgantas, GRE 37.68

  • 1906
    GOLD Martin Sheridan, USA 41.46
    SILVER ] Nikolaos Yeorgantas, GRE 38.06
    BRONZE Werner Järvinen, FIN 36.82

  • 1908
    GOLD Martin Sheridan, USA 40.89
    SILVER Merritt Giffin, USA 40.70
    BRONZE Bill Horr, USA 39.44

  • 1912
    GOLD Armas Taipale, FIN 45.21
    SILVER Richard Byrd, USA 42.32
    BRONZE James Duncan, USA 42.28

  • 1920
    GOLD Elmer Niklander, FIN 44.68
    SILVER Armas Taipale, FIN 44.19
    BRONZE Augustus Pope, USA 42.13

  • 1924
    GOLD Bud Houser, USA 46.15
    SILVER Vilho Niittymaa, FIN 44.95
    BRONZE Thomas Lieb, USA 44.83

  • 1928
    GOLD Bud Houser, USA 47.32
    SILVER Antero Kivi, FIN 47.23
    BRONZE James Corson, USA 47.10

  • 1932
    GOLD John Anderson, USA 49.49
    SILVER Henri LaBorde, USA 48.47
    BRONZE Paul Winter, FRA 47.85

  • 1936
    GOLD Ken Carpenter, USA 50.48
    SILVER Gordon Dunn, USA 49.36
    BRONZE Giorgio Oberweger, ITA 49.23

  • 1948
    GOLD Adolfo Consolini, ITA 52.78
    SILVER Giuseppe Tosi, ITA 51.78
    BRONZE Fortune Gordien, USA 50.77

  • 1952
    GOLD Sim Iness, USA 55.03
    SILVER Adolfo Consolini, ITA 53.78
    BRONZE James Dillion, USA 53.28

  • 1956
    GOLD Al Oerter, USA 56.36
    SILVER Fortune Gordien, USA 54.81
    BRONZE Des Koch, USA 54.40

  • 1960
    GOLD Al Oerter, USA 59.18
    SILVER Rink Babka, USA 58.02
    BRONZE Dick Cochran, USA 57.16

  • 1964
    GOLD Al Oerter, USA 61.00
    SILVER Ludvik Danek, CZE 60.52
    BRONZE Dve Weill, USA 59.49

  • 1968
    GOLD Al Oerter, USA 64.78
    SILVER Lothar Milde, GDR 63.08
    BRONZE Ludvik Danek, CZE 62.92

  • 1972
    GOLD Ludvik Danek, CZE 64.40
    SILVER Jay Silvester, USA 63.50
    BRONZE Ricky Bruch, SWE 63.40

  • 1976
    GOLD Mac Wilkins, USA 67.50
    SILVER Wolfgang Schmidt, GDR 66.22
    BRONZE John Powell, USA 65.70

  • 1980
    GOLD Viktor Rashchupkin, URS 66.64
    SILVER Imrich Bugár, CZE 66.38
    BRONZE Luis Delis, CUB 66.32

  • 1984
    GOLD Rolf Danneberg, FRG 66.60
    SILVER Mac Wilkins, USA 66.30
    BRONZE John Powell, USA 65.46

  • 1988
    GOLD Jurgen Schult, GDR 68.82
    SILVER Romas Ubartas, URS 67.48
    BRONZE Rolf Danneberg, FRG 67.38

  • 1992
    GOLD Romas Ubartas, URS 65.12
    SILVER Jurgen Schult, GER 64.94
    BRONZE Roberto Moya, CUB 64.12

  • 1996
    GOLD Lars Riedel, GER 69.40
    SILVER Vladimir Dubrovshchik, BLR 66.60
    BRONZE Vasiliy Kaptyukh, BLR 65.80

  • 2000
    GOLD Virgilijus Alekna, LTU 69.30
    SILVER Lars Riedel, GER 68.50
    BRONZE Frantz Kruger, RSA 68.19

  • 2004
    GOLD Virgilijus Alekna, LTU 69.89
    SILVER Zoltán Kövágo, HUN 67.04
    BRONZE Aleksander Tammert, EST 66.66

  • 2008
    GOLD Gerd Kanter, EST 68.82
    SILVER Piotr Malachowski, POL 67.82
    BRONZE Virgilijus Alekna, LTU 67.79

  • 2012
    GOLD Robert Harting, GER 68.27
    SILVER Ehsan Hadadi, IRI 68.18
    BRONZE Gerd Kanter, EST 68.03


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