2005 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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The Women's Javelin Throw event at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on August 12 and August 14. It was a high-quality contest where Olympic champion Osleidys Menéndez set a new world record whereas Christina Obergföll set a new European record.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Osleidys Menéndez
Cuba (CUB)
Silver   Christina Obergföll
Germany (GER)
Bronze   Steffi Nerius
Germany (GER)

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
12.08.2005 – 13:20h 12.08.2005 – 14:40h
Final Round
14.08.2005 – 19:25h

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 2005 World Athletics Championships
World Record   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.54 m July 1, 2001   Rethymno, Greece
Event Record   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 69.53 m August 6, 2001   Edmonton, Canada
Season Best   Sonia Bisset (CUB) 67.67 m July 6, 2005   Salamanca, Spain
Broken records during the 2005 World Athletics Championships
World Record   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 m August 14, 2005   Helsinki, Finland
Event Record   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 m August 14, 2005   Helsinki, Finland

QualificationEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 2   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 65.77 65.77 m
2 4   Christina Obergföll (GER) X 59.60 61.59 61.59 m
3 6   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 56.52 55.58 61.06 61.06 m SB
4 8   Goldie Sayers (GBR) 60.67 60.67 m
5 9   Christina Scherwin (DEN) X 60.11 X 60.11 m
6 12   Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 54.35 57.15 59.06 59.06 m
7 15   Mercedes Chilla (ESP) X 57.82 58.38 58.38 m
8 18   Olha Ivankova (UKR) 56.56 55.56 56.53 56.56 m
9 19   Claudia Coslovich (ITA) 54.29 55.78 X 55.78 m
10 21   Kim Kreiner (USA) 55.05 50.55 52.88 55.05 m
11 23   Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan (ROM) X 50.66 54.68 54.68 m
12 24   Noraida Bicet (CUB) X 54.52 X 54.52 m
13 25   Inga Stasiulionyté (LTU) 54.38 51.22 51.53 54.38 m
14 26   Moonika Aava (EST) 50.57 54.24 52.60 54.24 m
15 28   Mariya Yakovenko (RUS) 50.37 49.85 49.93 50.37 m

Group BEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 2   Steffi Nerius (GER) 66.52 66.52 m PB
2 3   Sonia Bisset (CUB) 64.50 64.50 m
3 5   Laverne Eve (BAH) 54.27 57.68 61.12 61.12 m SB
4 7   Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 58.53 X 60.83 60.83 m SB
5 10   Zahra Bani (ITA) 60.09 X 55.76 60.09 m
6 11   Rumyana Karapetrova (BUL) 57.45 59.22 58.07 59.22 m
7 13   Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 57.21 56.51 58.74 58.74 m
8 14   Olivia McKoy (JAM) 58.49 X 54.63 58.49 m
9 16   Barbara Madejczyk (POL) 48.11 57.14 56.66 57.14 m
10 17   Inga Kožarenoka (LAT) 53.78 56.71 50.46 56.71 m
11 20   Nikolett Szabó (HUN) 53.01 52.26 55.17 55.17 m
12 22   Savva Lika (GRE) 48.33 50.24 55.03 55.03 m
13 27   Xue Juan (CHN) 50.53 53.81 X 53.81 m
14 29   Serafina Akeli (SAM) 43.52 47.37 46.59 47.37 m
  Mirela Manjani (GRE) X X X NM

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 X 65.53 63.80 71.70 m WR
    Christina Obergföll (GER) 61.55 70.03 59.67 70.03 m AR
    Steffi Nerius (GER) 65.96 X X 64.26 64.35 X 65.96 m
4   Christina Scherwin (DEN) 59.36 62.32 60.04 63.43 X X 63.43 m NR
5   Zahra Bani (ITA) 55.28 60.71 54.06 X 56.16 62.75 62.75 m PB
6   Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 62.64 X X X 56.89 X 62.64 m SB
7   Sonia Bisset (CUB) X 59.55 59.71 58.62 61.75 60.57 61.75 m
8   Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 57.30 57.99 56.78 X X 56.63 57.99 m
9   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 56.77 55.70 57.54 57.54 m
10   Laverne Eve (BAH) X 51.96 57.10 57.10 m
11   Rumyana Karapetrova (BUL) 57.06 53.54 55.73 57.06 m
12   Goldie Sayers (GBR) 54.44 54.16 52.94 54.44 m

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