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2009 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin throw

The Men's Javelin Throw at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany on August 21 and August 23. The second qualification group was interrupted for one hour, after the 2nd throw, due to heavy rain.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Andreas Thorkildsen
 (Norway)
Silver   Guillermo Martínez
 (Cuba)
Bronze   Yukifumi Murakami
 (Japan)

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
21.08.2009 – 16:15h 21.08.2009 – 18:15h
Final Round
23.08.2009 – 16:20h

Qualification standardsEdit

A standard B standard
81.00 m 78.00 m

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 2009 World Athletics Championships
World record   Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
Championship record   Jan Železný (CZE) 92.80 Edmonton, Canada 12 August 2001
World leading   Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 91.28 Zurich, Switzerland 28 August 2009
African record   Marius Corbett (RSA) 88.75 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 21 September 1998
Asian record   Kazuhiro Mizoguchi (JPN) 87.60 San Jose, United States 27 May 1989
North American record   Breaux Greer (USA) 91.29 Indianapolis, United States 21 June 2007
South American record   Edgar Baumann (PAR) 84.70 San Marcos, United States 17 October 1999
European record   Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
Oceanian record   Jarrod Bannister (AUS) 89.02 Brisbane, Australia 29 February 2008

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 82.00 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.

Rank Group Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 B Vadims Vasiļevskis   Latvia (LAT) 86.69 86.69 Q
2 A Yukifumi Murakami   Japan (JPN) 74.87 83.10 83.10 Q, PB
3 A Guillermo Martínez   Cuba (CUB) x 76.69 82.50 82.50 Q
4 A Tero Pitkämäki   Finland (FIN) 80.96 x 81.65 81.65 q
5 B Mark Frank   Germany (GER) 79.04 80.85 - 80.85 q
6 A Andreas Thorkildsen   Norway (NOR) x 80.37 79.93 80.37 q
7 B Teemu Wirkkala   Finland (FIN) 76.82 79.84 79.23 79.84 q
8 A Ainārs Kovals   Latvia (LAT) 79.76 x x 79.76 q
9 B Petr Frydrych   Czech Republic (CZE) 79.57 78.14 72.73 79.57 q
10 A Tero Järvenpää   Finland (FIN) 77.22 x 79.48 79.48 q
11 B Sean Furey   United States (USA) x 74.51 79.28 79.28 q, SB
12 B Antti Ruuskanen   Finland (FIN) 78.61 78.69 76.82 78.69 q
13 A Sergey Makarov   Russia (RUS) 78.68 x 78.47 78.68
14 B Stuart Farquhar   New Zealand (NZL) 72.84 74.54 78.53 78.53
15 A Csongor Olteán   Hungary (HUN) 74.75 x 78.46 78.46
16 A Mihkel Kukk   Estonia (EST) 72.63 76.70 78.18 78.18
17 A Mike Hazle   United States (USA) x 76.98 78.17 78.17
18 A Park Jae-Myong   South Korea (KOR) 75.62 76.17 78.16 78.16
19 B Fatih Avan   Turkey (TUR) 78.12 x 68.12 78.12
20 B Alexandr Ivanov   Russia (RUS) x 77.13 78.00 78.00
21 A Qin Qiang   China (CHN) 76.87 75.40 77.65 77.65
22 A Roman Avramenko   Ukraine (UKR) 73.85 76.46 77.44 77.44
23 B Tom Goyvaerts   Belgium (BEL) 77.37 x 73.62 77.37
24 B Chris Hill   United States (USA) 70.23 75.20 77.14 77.14
25 A Aliaksandr Ashomka   Belarus (BLR) 72.83 76.85 76.04 76.85
26 A Ēriks Rags   Latvia (LAT) 76.23 x 75.97 76.23
27 B Oleksandr Pyatnytsya   Ukraine (UKR) 76.13 75.61 x 76.13
28 A Vítězslav Veselý   Czech Republic (CZE) 75.16 75.76 69.48 75.76
29 B Uladzimir Kazlou   Belarus (BLR) x 73.17 75.38 75.38
30 A Jonas Lohse   Sweden (SWE) x 75.33 74.46 75.33
31 B Igor Janik   Poland (POL) 75.20 x x 75.20
32 A Melik Janoyan   Armenia (ARM) 68.74 74.74 72.75 74.74 SB
33 A Adrian Markowski   Poland (POL) 68.84 72.87 74.13 74.13
34 A Tino Häber   Germany (GER) 73.66 74.11 73.64 74.11
35 A Stefan Müller   Switzerland (SUI) 71.09 71.63 72.83 72.83
36 B Jung Sang-Jin   South Korea (KOR) x 72.80 x 72.80
37 B Arley Ibargüen   Colombia (COL) 69.49 72.54 x 72.54
38 B Ilya Korotkov   Russia (RUS) 71.59 70.37 x 71.59
39 A Thomas Smet   Belgium (BEL) 70.35 x 68.23 70.35
40 B Mohamed Ali Kebabou   Egypt (EGY) 64.68 68.75 - 68.75
41 A Víctor Fatecha   Paraguay (PAR) 66.31 68.65 65.93 68.65
42 B Júlio César de Oliveira   Brazil (BRA) 67.85 68.49 x 68.49
43 A Tomas Intas   Lithuania (LTU) 68.40 x x 68.40
44 B John Robert Oosthuizen   South Africa (RSA) 67.86 x 67.57 67.86
45 B Mervyn Luckwell   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 65.02 61.42 66.30 66.30
B Ignacio Guerra   Chile (CHI) x x x NM
B Tanel Laanmäe   Estonia (EST) x x - NM
B Andrus Värnik   Estonia (EST) DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
  Andreas Thorkildsen   Norway (NOR) 77.80 89.59 88.95 x - - 89.59 SB
  Guillermo Martínez   Cuba (CUB) 83.43 83.28 78.22 77.27 - 86.41 86.41 SB
  Yukifumi Murakami   Japan (JPN) 76.01 82.97 x x - 77.90 82.97
4 Vadims Vasilevskis   Latvia (LAT) x x 82.05 x x 82.37 82.37
5 Tero Pitkämäki   Finland (FIN) 81.90 81.14 80.50 x 80.17 81.14 81.90
6 Antti Ruuskanen   Finland (FIN) 75.36 75.67 81.87 78.65 x 80.87 81.87
7 Ainārs Kovals   Latvia (LAT) x 81.54 x x 75.98 76.39 81.54
8 Mark Frank   Germany (GER) 73.77 79.86 x x x 81.32 81.32
9 Teemu Wirkkala   Finland (FIN) 79.76 x 79.82 79.82
10 Petr Frydrych   Czech Republic (CZE) 78.57 x 79.29 79.29
11 Tero Järvenpää   Finland (FIN) 75.43 x 75.57 75.57
12 Sean Furey   United States (USA) 73.18 74.51 73.77 74.51

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