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2005 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

The Men's Discus Throw at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on August 6 and August 7.

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
06.08.2005 – 18:20h 06.08.2005 – 19:50h
Final Round
07.08.2005 – 18:40h

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

QualifyingEdit

Group AEdit

  1.   Gerd Kanter, Estonia 65.76 m Q
  2.   Jason Tunks, Canada 64.02 m Q
  3.   Michael Möllenbeck, Germany 63.71 m Q
  4.   Frantz Kruger, South Africa 63.44 m q
  5.   Jarred Rome, United States 62.72 m q
  6.   Carl Brown, United States 61.91 m
  7.   Bogdan Pishchalnikov, Russia 61.91 m
  8.   Jo Van Daele, Belgium 61.12 m
  9.   Vasiliy Kaptyukh, Belarus 61.04 m
  10.   Frank Casañas, Cuba 60.94 m
  11.   Jorge Balliengo, Argentina 60.40 m
  12.   Abbas Samimi, Iran 60.25 m
  13.   Gábor Máté, Hungary 58.97 m

Group BEdit

  1.   Virgilijus Alekna, Lithuania 68.79 m Q
  2.   Lars Riedel, Germany 66.22 m Q (SB)
  3.   Mario Pestano, Spain 65.04 m Q
  4.   Andrzej Krawczyk, Poland 64.51 m Q
  5.   Zoltán Kővágó, Hungary 64.30 m Q
  6.   Ian Waltz, United States 64.30 m Q
  7.   Aleksander Tammert, Estonia 64.02 m Q
  8.   Libor Malina, Czech Republic 62.41 m
  9.   Vikas Gowda, India 62.04 m
  10.   Roland Varga, Hungary 61.94 m
  11.   Tao Wu, China 61.75 m
  12.   Gaute Myklebust, Norway 60.00 m
  13.   Timo Tompuri, Finland 59.11 m

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 63.93 67.90 68.10 66.75 X 70.17 70.17 m CR
    Gerd Kanter (EST) X 64.69 65.10 68.57 65.53 62.64 68.57 m
    Michael Möllenbeck (GER) X 65.24 64.99 65.95 X 65.95 m
4   Aleksander Tammert (EST) 62.28 63.59 63.18 64.18 63.50 64.84 64.84 m
5   Ian Waltz (USA) 63.88 64.05 X X 64.27 64.02 64.27 m
6   Frantz Kruger (RSA) 63.19 61.47 60.92 63.64 64.23 X 64.23 m
7   Jarred Rome (USA) 64.22 61.87 X 62.64 63.68 X 64.22 m
8   Jason Tunks (CAN) 63.39 63.77 X X X X 63.77 m
9   Lars Riedel (GER) 63.05 X 62.47 63.05 m
10   Zoltán Kővágó (HUN) 62.94 62.68 59.61 62.94 m
11   Mario Pestano (ESP) 62.75 60.32 X 62.75 m
12   Andrzej Krawczyk (POL) 59.58 61.00 62.71 62.71 m

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