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Athletics at the 1999 Pan American Games – Women's hammer throw

The final of the Women's Hammer Throw event at the 1999 Pan American Games took place on July 24, 1999. America's Dawn Ellerbe won the first ever Pan Am medal in the event since the women's hammer throw made its debut in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.



Standing records prior to the 1999 Pan American Games
World Record   Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 75.97 m May 13, 1999   Clermont-Ferrand, France
Pan Am Record New Event


Rank Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Dawn Ellerbe (USA) 65.36 m GR
    Yipsi Moreno (CUB) 63.03 m
    Caroline Wittrin (CAN) 61.28 m
4   Norbi Balantén (CUB) 60.46 m
5   Michelle Fournier (CAN) 60.33 m
6   Tamika Powell (USA) 58.90 m
7   Nancy Guillén (ESA) 57.75 m
8   Violeta Guzmán (MEX) 56.26 m
9   Karina Moya (ARG) 51.91 m
10   Claudia Becerril (MEX) 51.09 m

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