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Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw

The final of the Men's Discus Throw event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain was held on August 5, 1992. There were a total number of 32 participating athletes. Top 12 and ties, and all those reaching 63.00 metres advanced to the final.[1]

Men's discus throw
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
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VenuesEstadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
DatesAugust 3 (qualification)
August 5 (final)
Competitors32 from 24 nations
Winning distance65.12
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Romas Ubartas
 Lithuania
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jürgen Schult
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Roberto Moya
 Cuba
← 1988
1996 →

MedalistsEdit

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 1992 Summer Olympics
World Record   Jürgen Schult (GDR) 74.08 m June 6, 1986   Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Olympic Record   Jürgen Schult (GDR) 68.82 m October 1, 1988   Seoul, South Korea

QualificationEdit

RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.   Costel Grasu (ROM) 63.06 m
2.   Attila Horváth (HUN) 62.26 m
3.   Dmitriy Kovtsun (EUN) 61.62 m
4.   David Martínez (ESP) 61.22 m
5.   Juan Martínez (CUB) 60.34 m
6.   Dmitriy Shevchenko (EUN) 60.22 m
7.   Lars Riedel (GER) 59.98 m
8.   Vaclavas Kidykas (LTU) 59.98 m
9.   Ramón Jiménez Gaona (PAR) 59.78 m
10.   Mike Buncic (USA) 59.12 m
11.   Imrich Bugár (TCH) 58.70 m
12.   Nikolay Kolev (BUL) 58.12 m
13.   Brian Blutreich (USA) 57.08 m
14.   Simon Williams (GBR) 53.12 m
15.   Dragan Mustapić (BIH) 48.80 m
16.   Herbert Rodríguez (ESA) 43.22 m


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.   Romas Ubartas (LTU) 66.08 m
2.   Jürgen Schult (GER) 63.46 m
3.   Werner Reiterer (AUS) 62.20 m
4.   Anthony Washington (USA) 62.18 m
5.   Roberto Moya (CUB) 62.06 m
6.   Vesteinn Hafsteinsson (ISL) 60.20 m
7.   Olav Jenssen (NOR) 60.00 m
8.   Wenge Yu (CHN) 59.42 m
9.   József Ficsor (HUN) 58.84 m
10.   Ray Lazdins (CAN) 58.26 m
11.   Nick Sweeney (IRL) 57.68 m
12.   Mickaël Conjungo (CAF) 57.46 m
13.   Vladimir Zinchenko (EUN) 56.94 m
14.   Christian Erb (SUI) 55.16 m
15.   Khaled Al-Khalidi (KSA) 47.96 m
  Luciano Zerbini (ITA) NM

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Romas Ubartas (LTU) 60.90 62.64 64.36 X 65.12 X 65.12 m
    Jürgen Schult (GER) 64.26 63.54 63.84 63.38 64.94 63.08 64.94 m
    Roberto Moya (CUB) 64.12 X X 62.72 X 62.02 64.12 m
4   Costel Grasu (ROM) 59.90 60.50 62.18 62.86 62.40 X 62.86 m
5   Attila Horváth (HUN) 62.50 62.72 62.82 X 62.56 62.06 62.82 m
6   Juan Martínez (CUB) 61.72 61.30 61.86 62.64 62.10 X 62.64 m
7   Dmitriy Kovtsun (EUN) X 60.04 60.58 X 60.66 62.04 62.04 m
8   Dmitriy Shevchenko (EUN) 61.78 60.92 X X X X 61.78 m
9   David Martínez (ESP) 59.74 59.54 60.16 60.16 m
10   Werner Reiterer (AUS) 60.12 58.92 X 60.12 m
11   Vésteinn Hafsteinsson (ISL) 60.06 X 58.90 60.06 m
12   Anthony Washington (USA) 59.96 X 58.76 59.96 m

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's Discus Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 January 2018.

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