1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin throw

These are the official results of the Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 41 participating athletes, with the final held on Monday August 26, 1991. All results were made with rough surfaced javelin. The qualification mark was set at 82.00 metres.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Kimmo Kinnunen
Finland (FIN)
Silver   Seppo Räty
Finland (FIN)
Bronze   Vladimir Sasimovich
Soviet Union (URS)

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
25.08.1991 – 09:00h 25.08.1991 – 10:30h
Final Round
26.08.1991 – 18:10h

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record   Seppo Räty (FIN) 96.96 m June 2, 1991   Punkalaidun, Finland
Event Record   Seppo Räty (FIN) 83.54 m August 30, 1987   Rome, Italy
Season Best   Tom Petranoff (USA) 89.16 m March 1, 1991   Potchefstroom, South Africa
Broken records during the 1991 World Athletics Championships
Event Record   Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 90.82 m August 26, 1991   Tokyo, Japan

QualificationEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1   Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 80.68 88.48 88.48 m
2 6   Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 74.54 76.46 82.08 82.08 m
3 10   Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 80.10 79.64 78.56 80.10 m
4 14   Dmitriy Polyunin (URS) 78.50 78.08 77.84 78.50 m
5 15   Steve Backley (GBR) 75.34 78.24 73.96 78.24 m
6 16   Ramón González (CUB) 77.00 77.72 72.54 77.72 m
7 17   Pascal Lefévre (FRA) X 77.26 76.84 77.26 m
8 18   Jan Železný (TCH) X 76.26 X 76.26 m
9 19   Ari Pakarinen (FIN) 75.08 67.82 76.14 76.14 m
10 22   Masami Yoshida (JPN) X X 75.96 75.96 m
11 24   Dave Stephens (USA) 75.10 71.10 72.80 75.10 m
12 27   Peter Borglund (SWE) 67.84 74.40 68.00 74.40 m
13 28   Sejad Krdžalić (YUG) 67.92 X 73.84 73.84 m
14 31   Juan de la Garza (MEX) 72.84 66.34 66.18 72.84 m
15 32   Viktor Zaitsev (URS) X 72.48 69.82 72.48 m
16 33   Klaus Tafelmeier (GER) X X 72.42 72.42 m
17 34   Rodrigo Zelaya (CHI) 68.76 70.70 62.38 70.70 m
18 36   Angel Mandzhukov (BUL) 66.26 69.78 X 69.78 m
19 39   Julián Sotelo (ESP) X X 65.74 65.74 m
20 40   Trevor Modeste (GRN) 62.68 60.28 X 62.68 m

Group BEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2   Seppo Räty (FIN) 80.50 87.34 87.34 m
2 3   Peter Blank (GER) 82.56 82.56 m
3 4   Dag Wennlund (SWE) 82.46 82.46 m
4 5   Vladimir Sasimovich (URS) 82.38 82.38 m
5 7   Raymond Hecht (GER) 77.80 78.48 81.92 81.92 m
6 8   Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 78.68 81.56 X 81.56 m
7 9   Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 78.02 78.84 80.60 80.60 m
8 11   Patrik Bodén (SWE) 79.64 77.84 79.22 79.64 m
9 12   Mick Hill (GBR) 79.54 X X 79.54 m
10 13   Zhang Lianbiao (CHN) 76.28 71.60 78.94 78.94 m
11 20   Radoman Šćekić (YUG) 76.10 X X 76.10 m
12 21   Sigurdur Matthiasson (ISL) 76.02 73.64 71.40 76.02 m
13 23   Colin MacKenzie (GBR) 75.12 X 74.74 75.12 m
14 25   Mike Barnett (USA) 71.02 72.44 75.02 75.02 m
15 26   Tom Pukstys (USA) 74.72 X X 74.72 m
16 29   Kazuhiro Mizoguchi (JPN) 73.78 X 73.42 73.78 m
17 30   Kim Ki-Hun (KOR) 73.62 69.22 70.94 73.62 m
18 35   Luis Lucumi (COL) 69.64 70.48 66.44 70.48 m
19 37   Frederick Morgan (ASA) 66.98 X 65.52 66.98 m
20 38   Frans Mahuse (INA) 66.20 63.56 66.20 m
21 41   Benjamin Cawicaan (PHI) 59.56 58.54 61.38 61.38 m

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 90.82 X 82.12 82.74 X 90.82 m
    Seppo Räty (FIN) 81.04 81.22 84.14 X X 88.12 88.12 m
    Vladimir Sasimovich (URS) X 87.08 X X X X 87.08 m
4   Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 76.16 75.54 82.30 82.02 X 84.24 84.24 m
5   Mick Hill (GBR) 84.12 X X X 76.44 79.94 84.12 m
6   Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 75.76 82.00 83.46 X 81.54 82.60 83.46 m
7   Dag Wennlund (SWE) X 74.26 81.14 75.56 78.02 X 81.14 m
8   Patrik Bodén (SWE) 74.16 X 78.12 X 73.62 78.58 78.58 m
9   Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 77.28 X X 77.28 m
10   Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 77.18 X 68.98 77.18 m
11   Peter Blank (GER) 68.04 72.62 66.92 72.62 m
12   Raymond Hecht (GER) 66.46 70.58 X 70.58 m

See alsoEdit

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