Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

The Women's Javelin Throw event at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program went held at the Olympic Stadium on Friday, 29 September and Saturday, 30 September.[1]

Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
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VenueStadium Australia
Date29 September 2000 (qualifications)
30 September 2000 (finals)
Competitors35 from 28 nations
Winning distance68.91 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Trine Hattestad
 Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Mirela Manjani-Tzelili
 Greece
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Osleidys Menéndez
 Cuba
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The qualifying athletes progressed through to the final where the qualifying distances are scrapped and they start afresh with up to six throws. The qualifying distance was 61.50 metres. For all qualifiers who did not achieve the standard, the remaining spaces in the final were filled by the longest throws until a total of 12 qualifiers.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Trine Hattestad
  Norway
Silver Mirella Maniani-Tzelili
  Greece
Bronze Osleidys Menéndez
  Cuba

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
29.09.2000 – 10:00h 29.09.2000 – 11:45h
Final Round
30.09.2000 – 20:00h

AbbreviationsEdit

Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
OR olympic record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2000 Summer Olympics
World Record   Trine Hattestad (NOR) 69.41 m 28 July 2000   Oslo, Norway
Olympic Record New javelin was introduced officially from 01.04.1999
Broken records during the 2000 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 67.34 m 29 September 2000   Sydney, Australia
Olympic Record   Trine Hattestad (NOR) 68.91 m 30 September 2000   Sydney, Australia

QualificationEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Country Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2 Steffi Nerius   Germany 65.76 65.76 m PB
2 3 Trine Hattestad   Norway 65.44 65.44 m
3 4 Mirella Maniani-Tzelili   Greece 63.34 63.34 m
4 7 Mikaela Ingberg   Finland 58.94 60.85 X 60.85 m
5 9 Li Lei   China 57.01 X 60.57 60.57 m
6 11 Sonia Bisset   Cuba 59.13 X 60.09 60.09 m
7 13 Rita Ramanauskaitė   Lithuania 57.81 X 59.21 59.21 m
8 14 Nikolett Szabó   Hungary 58.86 55.95 56.72 58.86 m
9 22 Ana Mirela Ţermure   Romania 55.67 56.31 53.86 56.31 m
10 24 Yekaterina Ivakina   Russia 55.30 52.43 55.58 55.58 m
11 26 Lynda Blutreich   United States X 52.77 55.25 55.25 m
12 27 Evfemija Štorga   Slovenia X 54.94 52.97 54.94 m
13 28 Khristina Georgieva   Bulgaria 54.60 51.10 53.31 54.60 m
14 29 Nadine Auzeil   France 51.02 53.85 49.90 53.85 m
15 30 Inga Kožarenoka   Latvia 53.83 X X 53.83 m
16 31 Louise Currey   Australia 53.32 X 53.32 m
17 32 Gurmeet Kaur   India 52.78 48.80 46.46 52.78 m
18 35 Tatyana Sudarikova   Kyrgyzstan 47.56 X 48.33 48.33 m

Group BEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Country Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1 Osleidys Menéndez   Cuba 67.34 67.34 m AR
2 5 Xiomara Rivero   Cuba 61.89 61.89 m SB
3 6 Tatyana Shikolenko   Russia 61.54 61.54 m
4 8 Wei Jianhua   China 60.64 X 57.19 60.64 m
5 10 Claudia Coslovich   Italy 60.12 X 57.05 60.12 m
6 12 Nikola Tomečková   Czech Republic 59.49 55.40 59.40 59.49 m
7 15 Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan   Romania 54.11 58.75 X 58.75 m
8 16 Laverne Eve   Bahamas X 57.98 58.36 58.36 m
9 17 Joanna Stone   Australia 53.34 57.57 58.34 58.34 m
10 18 Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi   Greece X 58.11 X 58.11 m
11 19 Tetyana Lyakhovych   Ukraine 55.81 53.33 57.41 57.41 m
12 20 Taina Uppa   Finland 57.39 X X 57.39 m
13 21 Olivia McKoy   Jamaica 55.98 52.83 56.36 56.36 m
14 23 Sueli dos Santos   Brazil X 56.27 50.50 56.27 m
15 25 Marta Míguez   Spain 55.52 55.01 X 55.52 m
16 33 Lee Young-Sun   South Korea 49.84 X X 49.84 m
17 34 Sabina Moya   Colombia 41.22 49.16 47.37 49.16 m

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
    Trine Hattestad (NOR) 68.91 62.27 X 64.38 66.22 64.09 68.91 m OR
    Mirela Maniani-Tzelili (GRE) X 65.56 67.51 61.96 65.34 67.51 67.51 m NR
    Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 66.03 64.99 65.17 63.95 62.47 66.18 66.18 m
4   Steffi Nerius (GER) 61.99 61.41 64.84 57.88 61.11 61.02 64.84 m
5   Sonia Bisset (CUB) 63.26 62.77 X X 62.85 63.11 63.26 m
6   Xiomara Rivero (CUB) 62.10 62.92 X 60.20 X X 62.92 m PB
7   Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) 58.28 62.91 61.54 X X 61.97 62.91 m
8   Nikola Tomečková (CZE) 58.13 55.86 58.69 56.12 61.30 62.10 62.10 m
9   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 58.10 55.97 58.56 58.56 m
10   Wei Jianhua (CHN) 54.06 58.23 58.33 58.33 m
11   Li Lei (CHN) X X 56.83 56.83 m
12   Claudia Coslovich (ITA) 56.46 54.28 56.74 56.74 m

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 January 2018.

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