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Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's hammer throw

The women's hammer throw competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 23–25 August.[1]

Women's hammer throw
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates23–25 August
Competitors48 from 27 nations
Winning distance75.02 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Olga Kuzenkova  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yipsi Moreno  Cuba
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yunaika Crawford  Cuba
← 2000
2008 →

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Competition formatEdit

Each athlete receives three throws in the qualifying round. All who achieve the qualifying distance progress to the final. If less than twelve athletes achieve this mark, then the twelve furthest throwing athletes reach the final. Each finalist is allowed three throws in last round, with the top eight athletes after that point being given three further attempts.[2]

ScheduleEdit

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Monday, 23 August 2004 09:00 Qualification
Wednesday, 25 August 2004 22:10 Final

RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record   Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 76.06 m Rüdlingen, Switzerland 29 August 1999
Olympic record   Kamila Skolimowska (POL) 71.16 m Sydney, Australia 29 September 2000

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Result Record
21 August Qualification A Gu Yuan   China 71.65 m OR
21 August Qualification B Olga Kuzenkova   Russia 73.71 m OR
23 August Final Olga Kuzenkova   Russia 75.02 m OR

ResultsEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

Rule: Qualifying standard 68.50 (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q).

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 B Olga Kuzenkova   Russia 73.71 73.71 Q, OR
2 B Yunaika Crawford   Cuba 71.74 71.74 Q
3 A Gu Yuan   China 71.65 71.65 Q, AS
4 A Iryna Sekachova   Ukraine 66.57 71.63 71.63 Q
5 B Zhang Wenxiu   China 71.56 71.56 Q
6 A Andrea Bunjes   Germany 70.73 70.73 Q, PB
7 A Yipsi Moreno   Cuba 70.56 70.56 Q
8 B Betty Heidler   Germany 66.20 69.81 69.81 Q
9 B Volha Tsander   Belarus 66.20 x 69.61 69.61 Q
10 A Kamila Skolimowska   Poland 67.29 68.66 68.66 Q
11 B Alexandra Papageorgiou   Greece 64.59 68.58 68.58 Q
12 B Candice Scott   Trinidad and Tobago x 66.97 68.27 68.27 q
13 A Ivana Brkljačić   Croatia 63.21 68.21 68.15 68.21
14 B Liu Yinghui   China 66.67 66.30 68.12 68.12
15 B Manuela Montebrun   France 64.31 67.74 67.90 67.90
16 A Yelena Konevtseva   Russia 66.88 67.83 x 67.83
17 A Katalin Divós   Hungary 67.39 67.64 x 67.64
18 A Julianna Tudja   Hungary 62.80 65.94 66.85 66.85
19 B Tatyana Lysenko   Russia x 66.82 65.57 66.82
20 A Erin Gilreath   United States 66.71 65.46 66.52 66.71
21 B Susanne Keil   Germany 66.35 x x 66.35
22 A Berta Castells   Spain 64.30 x 66.05 66.05
23 B Sini Pöyry   Finland 66.05 x 64.35 66.05
24 B Éva Orbán   Hungary 65.76 63.68 63.31 65.76
25 A Maryia Smaliachkova   Belarus 65.68 65.31 x 65.68
26 A Ester Balassini   Italy x 54.97 65.58 65.58
27 A Yuka Murofushi   Japan 65.33 x 63.42 65.33
28 A Clarissa Claretti   Italy 62.43 x 65.06 65.06
29 B Anna Mahon   United States 64.11 64.99 61.65 64.99
30 B Lorraine Shaw   Great Britain 63.06 63.13 64.79 64.79
31 B Sviatlana Sudak   Belarus x x 64.42 64.42
32 A Bronwyn Eagles   Australia x 64.09 x 64.09
33 A Brooke Krueger   Australia 63.00 x 63.88 63.88
34 A Vânia Silva   Portugal 63.81 61.77 61.44 63.81
35 A Evdokia Tsamoglou   Greece 57.56 62.76 x 62.76
36 B Violeta Guzmán   Mexico 62.76 58.18 61.45 62.76
37 B Aldenay Vasallo   Cuba 62.64 60.71 61.08 62.64
38 B Marwa Hussein   Egypt 62.27 x 57.24 62.27
39 B Jackie Jeschelnig   United States 58.00 x 62.23 62.23
40 B Stiliani Papadopoulou   Greece 61.48 61.61 x 61.61
41 A Shirley Webb   Great Britain 61.60 x x 61.60
42 A Lucie Vrbenská   Czech Republic x 60.14 60.29 60.29
43 A Jennifer Dahlgren   Argentina x x 59.52 59.52
44 B Deborah Sosimenko   Australia x 57.79 57.62 57.79
45 A Sanja Gavrilović   Croatia 56.79 x x 56.79
46 B Marina Lapina   Azerbaijan 55.34 50.60 x 55.34
A Eleni Teloni   Cyprus x NM
B Lisa Misipeka   American Samoa x x NM

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
  Olga Kuzenkova   Russia 73.18 74.27 75.02 x 72.60 74.92 75.02 OR
  Yipsi Moreno   Cuba x 72.68 x x 73.36 x 73.36
  Yunaika Crawford   Cuba 70.98 71.43 73.16 x x 70.06 73.16 PB
4 Betty Heidler   Germany x 67.71 72.73 72.47 70.21 68.49 72.73 NR
5 Kamila Skolimowska   Poland 69.91 68.50 72.57 x x 67.06 72.57 SB
6 Volha Tsander   Belarus 66.17 70.15 72.27 65.01 x 68.63 72.27
7 Zhang Wenxiu   China x 72.03 x 68.03 x x 72.03
8 Iryna Sekachova   Ukraine 69.40 70.11 67.34 66.40 70.40 x 70.40
9 Candice Scott   Trinidad and Tobago 63.13 69.94 68.51 69.94 NR
10 Gu Yuan   China 67.59 68.62 69.76 69.76
11 Andrea Bunjes   Germany 68.40 61.78 68.22 68.40
12 Alexandra Papageorgiou   Greece x 63.26 66.83 66.83

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics". Athens 2004. IAAF. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Athens Summer Games: Women's Hammer Throw". Athens 2004. Sports Reference. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

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