2006 European Athletics Championships – Women's javelin throw

The Women's Javelin Throw event at the 2006 European Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden had a total number of 27 participating athletes. The final was held on Sunday August 13, 2006, and the qualifying round on Saturday August 12, 2006 with the mark set at 61.00 metres.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Steffi Nerius
Germany (GER)
Silver   Barbora Špotáková
Czech Republic (CZE)
Bronze   Mercedes Chilla
Spain (ESP)

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
12.08.2006 – 10:30h 12.08.2006 – 12:00h
Final Round
13.08.2006 – 14:35h

AbbreviationsEdit

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 2002 European Athletics Championships
World Record   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 m August 14, 2005   Helsinki, Finland
Event Record   Mirela Manjani (GRE) 67.47 m August 8, 2002   Munich, Germany

QualificationEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1   Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 66.12 66.12 m NR
2 2   Steffi Nerius (GER) 63.35 63.35 m
3 3   Zahra Bani (ITA) X 54.74 61.15 61.15 m
4 4   Christina Scherwin (DEN) 60.07 X X 60.07 m
5 6   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 56.41 59.79 X 59.79 m
6 9   Rumyana Karapetrova (BUL) 59.03 58.65 X 59.03 m
7 12   Goldie Sayers (GBR) 56.60 58.65 X 58.65 m
8 14   Lada Chernova (RUS) 52.93 57.82 55.89 57.82 m
9 16   Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan (ROM) 56.48 57.21 57.10 57.21 m
10 19   Séphora Bissoly (FRA) 56.48 54.00 53.06 56.48 m
11 20   Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 54.00 55.62 54.71 55.62 m
12 22   Ilze Gribule (LAT) X 51.93 54.48 54.48 m
13 25   Ásdís Hjálmsdóttir (ISL) X 45.51 51.33 51.33 m
14 27   Annika Petersson (SWE) 45.08 44.00 47.34 47.34 m

Group BEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 5   Christina Obergföll (GER) 60.06 56.37 X 60.06 m
2 7   Barbara Madejczyk (POL) 59.65 58.91 X 59.65 m
3 8   Mercedes Chilla (ESP) 59.54 54.00 56.16 59.54 m
4 10   Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 58.95 X X 58.95 m
5 11   Annika Suthe (GER) 58.04 57.39 58.92 58.92 m
6 13   Inga Kožarenoka (LAT) 56.20 58.25 56.06 58.25 m
7 15   Natallia Shymchuk (BLR) 56.75 57.11 57.40 57.40 m
8 17   Savva Lika (GRE) 48.33 54.09 56.81 56.81 m
9 18   Jarmila Klimešová (CZE) X 56.02 56.76 56.76 m
10 21   Martina Ratej (SLO) 55.49 X 51.16 55.49 m
11 23   Claudia Coslovich (ITA) 50.80 52.65 54.44 54.44 m
12 24   Kirsi Ahonen (FIN) 53.33 53.29 X 53.33 m
13 26   Alexandra Tsisiou (CYP) 47.04 49.68 49.44 49.68 m

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Steffi Nerius (GER) 64.60 60.69 63.09 65.82 65.35 65.82 m SB
    Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 65.64 X 62.14 59.46 59.09 65.64 m
    Mercedes Chilla (ESP) 57.26 59.63 X X 61.98 X 61.98 m
4   Christina Obergföll (GER) 55.29 59.59 59.60 X 61.89 58.20 61.89 m
5   Christina Scherwin (DEN) 61.33 59.31 61.06 61.81 X 60.79 61.81 m
6   Rumyana Karapetrova (BUL) 54.28 X 61.78 56.09 55.78 54.14 61.78 m PB
7   Barbara Madejczyk (POL) 55.63 57.53 58.02 55.78 55.76 59.92 59.92 m
8   Annika Suthe (GER) 58.25 57.03 56.03 X X 54.88 58.25 m
9   Zahra Bani (ITA) 57.91 55.58 X 57.91 m
10   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 55.27 53.32 56.70 56.70 m
11   Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 54.01 55.59 44.47 55.59 m
12   Goldie Sayers (GBR) 54.70 X X 54.70 m

See alsoEdit

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