1982 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

These are the official results of the Men's javelin throw event (old design) at the 1982 European Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 21 competitors. The final was held on 7 September 1982.[1] The qualification mark was set at 80.00 metres.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Uwe Hohn
East Germany (GDR)
Silver   Heino Puuste
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze   Detlef Michel
East Germany (GDR)

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
06.09.1982 – 19:45h 06.09.1982 – 19:45h
Final Round
07.09.1982 – 17:30h

CompetitorsEdit

  • European list as of September 5, 1982, just before the start of the competition
Rank Athlete Seasons Best Personal Best
1   Detlef Michel (GDR) 94.52 m 92.48 m
2   Heino Puuste (URS) 90.72 m 89.32 m
4   Pentti Sinersaari (FIN) 89.84 m 93.84 m
5   Uwe Hohn (GDR) 89.86 m 86.56 m
6   Dainis Kūla (URS) 88.40 m 92.06 m
7   Arto Härkönen (FIN) 88.14 m 91.04 m
8   Kenth Eldebrink (SWE) 87.96 m 90.00 m
9   Antero Toivonen (FIN) 87.86 m 88.62 m
12   Klaus Tafelmeier (GER) 87.30 m 89.78 m
13   Dariusz Adamus (POL) 87.24 m 87.24 m
17   Jari Keihäs (SWE) 86.60 m 81.10 m
22   Stefan Stoykov (BUL) 85.72 m 86.24 m
27   David Ottley (GBR) 85.36 m 85.52 m

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1982 European Athletics Championships
World Record   Ferenc Paragi (HUN) 96.72 m April 23, 1980   Tata, Hungary
Event Record   Jānis Lūsis (URS) 91.52 m September 19, 1969   Athens, Greece

QualificationEdit

Q = automatic qualification; q = qualified by rank; DNS = did not start; NM = no mark; WR = world record; AR = area record; NR = national record; PB = personal best; SB = season best

Group AEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1   Arto Härkönen (FIN) 71.24 X 86.58 86.58 m
2   Heino Puuste (URS) 74.16 82.76 82.76 m
3   Per Erling Olsen (NOR) X 79.80 82.30 82.30 m
4   Detlef Michel (GDR) 81.66 81.66 m
5   Agostino Ghesini (ITA) 78.38 80.62 80.62 m
6   Dariusz Adamus (POL) 76.08 X X 76.08 m
7   Jan-Olof Damgren (SWE) 73.46 X 73.36 73.46 m
8   Pentti Sinersaari (FIN) 71.66 X X 71.66 m
9   Jörgen Jelström (DEN) 70.84 X 69.30 70.84 m
10   Steve Pearson (GBR) X X 69.56 69.56 m
  Jari Keihäs (SWE) X X X NM

Group BEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1   Dainis Kūla (URS) 84.18 84.18 m
2   Uwe Hohn (GDR) 84.14 84.14 m
3   Kenth Eldebrink (SWE) X 83.76 83.76 m
4   Antero Toivonen (FIN) 82.30 82.30 m
5   David Ottley (GBR) X X 81.24 81.24 m
6   Klaus Tafelmeier (FRG) 77.56 X 81.14 81.14 m
7   Aleksandr Makarov (URS) 79.76 80.74 80.74 m
8   Reidar Lorentzen (NOR) 72.10 80.22 80.22 m
9   Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 68.56 72.26 67.40 72.26 m
  Stefan Stoykov (BUL) X X X NM

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Uwe Hohn (GDR) X 87.58 83.24 86.60 91.34 X 91.34 m
    Heino Puuste (URS) 89.56 X X 78.20 84.56 X 89.56 m
    Detlef Michel (GDR) X 72.72 84.36 81.36 86.46 89.32 89.32 m
4   Dainis Kūla (URS) 85.88 87.84 X X X 84.98 87.84 m
5   Arto Härkönen (FIN) 85.52 83.80 86.76 85.72 84.04 79.84 86.76 m
6   Aleksandr Makarov (URS) 86.08 X X 84.14 X 78.96 86.08 m
7   Antero Toivonen (FIN) 84.34 81.32 X 81.38 X X 84.34 m
8   Agostino Ghesini (ITA) 79.92 81.10 78.06 78.50 X X 81.10 m
9   Reidar Lorentzen (NOR) X 80.40 X 80.40 m
10   Per Erling Olsen (NOR) 76.80 76.50 79.18 79.18 m
11   Kenth Eldebrink (SWE) 74.90 76.76 X 76.76 m
12   David Ottley (GBR) X 74.30 75.06 75.06 m
13   Klaus Tafelmeier (FRG) X X 70.40 70.40 m

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 21 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 436–443, retrieved 13 August 2014