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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

These are the official results of the Women's Javelin Throw at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.[1]

Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
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VenueCentennial Olympic Stadium
Date26 July 1996 (qualifications)
27 July 1996 (finals)
Competitors32 from 24 nations
Winning distance67.94
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Heli Rantanen
 Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Louise McPaul
 Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Trine Hattestad
 Norway
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Contents

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 1996 Summer Olympics
World Record   Petra Felke (GDR) 80.00 m September 9, 1988   Potsdam, East Germany
Olympic Record   Petra Felke (GDR) 74.68 m September 26, 1988   Seoul, South Korea
Season Best   Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan (ROM) 69.26 m June 28, 1996   Bergen, Norway

QualificationEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 3   Trine Hattestad (NOR) 64.52 64.52 m
2 4   Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) X 50.10 62.32 62.32 m
3 7   Li Lei (CHN) 59.54 61.48 X 61.48 m
4 8   Isel López (CUB) 60.12 61.40 X 61.40 m
5 10   Steffi Nerius (GER) X 56.82 60.98 60.98 m
6 12   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 53.52 X 60.46 60.46 m
7 14   Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 58.86 56.80 56.64 58.86 m
8 15   Lee Young-Sun (KOR) 54.62 57.94 58.66 58.66 m
9 16   Joanna Stone (AUS) 52.30 49.16 58.54 58.54 m
10 18   Aysel Taş (TUR) 55.32 56.20 57.86 57.86 m
11 19   Taina Uppa (FIN) 57.74 56.80 X 57.74 m
12 21   Renata Strašek (SLO) 54.72 51.46 57.04 57.04 m
13 23   Jette Jeppesen (DEN) 55.24 54.52 56.16 56.16 m
14 24   Mirela Manjani (ALB) X X 55.64 55.64 m
15 30   Erica Wheeler (USA) 53.34 49.54 52.72 53.34 m
16 32   Iloai Suaniu (SAM) X 38.08 X 38.08 m
  Sonya Radicheva (BUL) DNS

Group BEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1   Felicia Tilea (ROM) 58.84 X 66.94 66.94 m
2 2   Heli Rantanen (FIN) 66.54 66.54 m
3 5   Louise McPaul (AUS) 62.32 62.32 m
4 6   Odelmys Palma (CUB) 62.30 54.76 X 62.30 m
5 9   Xiomara Rivero (CUB) X 52.84 61.32 61.32 m
6 11   Karen Forkel (GER) 60.84 59.48 X 60.84 m
7 13   Silke Renk (GER) 58.88 59.10 59.70 59.70 m
8 17   Laverne Eve (BAH) 52.92 X 58.48 58.48 m
9 20   Oksana Ovchinnikova (RUS) X 57.28 X 57.28 m
10 22   Rita Ramanauskaitė (LTU) X 56.38 56.94 56.94 m
11 25   Nikola Tomečková (CZE) 55.02 52.48 X 55.02 m
12 26   Nicole Carroll (USA) 53.46 54.74 52.18 54.74 m
13 27   Shelley Holroyd (GBR) 53.46 52.72 54.72 54.72 m
14 28   Zuleima Aramendiz (COL) 53.86 X 54.24 54.24 m
15 29   Akiko Miyajima (JPN) 49.58 53.18 53.98 53.98 m
16 31   Nadine Auzeil (FRA) 52.76 52.66 50.84 52.76 m

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Heli Rantanen (FIN) 67.94 64.72 63.84 62.60 63.82 59.18 67.94 m
    Louise McPaul (AUS) 61.72 62.74 64.18 59.76 63.34 65.54 65.54 m
    Trine Hattestad (NOR) 61.42 60.78 X 58.66 62.74 64.98 64.98 m
4   Isel López (CUB) X 63.50 57.98 X 64.68 X 64.68 m
5   Xiomara Rivero (CUB) X 61.94 62.76 X 64.48 61.60 64.48 m
6   Karen Forkel (GER) 56.50 59.20 64.18 58.70 62.04 62.42 64.18 m
7   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) X 61.52 X 60.30 X X 61.52 m
8   Li Lei (CHN) X 56.96 60.74 59.56 58.52 60.12 60.74 m
9   Steffi Nerius (GER) 57.88 60.20 59.78 60.20 m
10   Felicia Tilea (ROU) 56.02 57.28 59.94 59.94 m
11   Odelmys Palma (CUB) X 59.70 57.50 59.70 m
12   Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 58.56 X X 58.56 m

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 January 2018.

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