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

The women's javelin throw competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 25–27 August.[1]

Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Dates25–27 August
Competitors45 from 31 nations
Winning distance71.53 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Osleidys Menéndez  Cuba
2nd, silver medalist(s) Steffi Nerius  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Miréla Manjani  Greece
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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
Wednesday, 25 August 2004 19:00 Qualification
Friday, 27 August 2004 20:55 Final

RecordsEdit

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

World record   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.54 m Rethymno, Greece 1 July 2001
Olympic record   Trine Hattestad (NOR) 68.91 m Sydney, Australia 30 September 2000

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Result Record
27 August Final Osleidys Menéndez   Cuba 71.53 m OR

ResultsEdit

Qualifying roundEdit

Rule: Qualifying standard 61.00 (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q).

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 A Osleidys Menéndez   Cuba 64.91 64.91 Q
2 B Nikola Brejchová   Czech Republic 64.39 64.39 Q
3 A Tetyana Lyakhovych   Ukraine 59.43 57.35 63.07 63.07 Q, NR
4 A Savva Lika   Greece 58.29 62.22 62.22 Q
5 A Steffi Nerius   Germany 57.67 60.30 62.14 62.14 Q
6 B Laverne Eve   Bahamas 62.11 62.11 Q, SB
7 A Felicia Țilea-Moldovan   Romania 52.10 59.06 62.05 62.05 Q
8 B Sonia Bisset   Cuba 61.45 61.45 Q
9 A Barbara Madejczyk   Poland 59.20 61.18 61.18 Q
10 A Taina Kolkkala   Finland 61.16 61.16 Q
11 A Miréla Manjani   Greece 56.92 x 61.04 61.04 Q, SB
12 B Noraida Bicet   Cuba 59.45 60.61 60.97 60.97 q
13 B Mikaela Ingberg   Finland 60.70 59.08 60.80 60.80
14 A Claudia Coslovich   Italy 60.58 x x 60.58
15 A Christina Obergföll   Germany 60.41 58.47 56.67 60.41
16 B Nikolett Szabó   Hungary 60.20 59.06 54.60 60.20
17 B Zuleima Araméndiz   Colombia 58.77 58.99 59.94 59.94 PB
18 A Ma Ning   China 59.80 55.30 57.03 59.80 SB
19 B Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi   Greece 56.21 57.88 59.64 59.64
20 B Katherine Sayers   Great Britain 59.11 53.64 x 59.11
21 B Annika Suthe   Germany 58.70 56.81 55.62 58.70
22 A Mercedes Chilla   Spain 54.12 x 58.45 58.45
23 A Barbora Špotáková   Czech Republic 55.39 58.20 x 58.20
24 B Aïda Sellam   Tunisia 57.76 52.77 53.22 57.76
25 A Jarmila Klimešová   Czech Republic 55.89 55.62 57.70 57.70
26 B Oksana Yarygina   Russia 57.57 54.20 50.28 57.57
27 A Valeriya Zabruskova   Russia 57.51 57.53 55.47 57.53
28 A Paula Tarvainen   Finland 56.88 x x 56.88
29 B Christina Scherwin   Denmark 56.79 55.26 56.86 56.86
30 B Elisabetta Marin   Italy 54.43 x 56.34 56.34
31 B Rita Ramanauskaitė   Lithuania 55.17 x x 55.17
32 B Hristina Georgieva   Bulgaria 49.69 54.65 55.13 55.13
33 B Moonika Aava   Estonia x 53.41 54.96 54.96
34 A Ilze Gribule   Latvia 54.82 54.92 51.95 54.92
35 B Sunette Viljoen   South Africa 52.71 54.45 53.28 54.45
36 A Chang Jung-yeon   South Korea x 50.54 53.93 53.93
37 B Xue Juan   China 52.97 x x 52.97
38 B Liliya Dusmetova   Uzbekistan 49.86 50.92 52.46 52.46
39 B Kim Kreiner   United States 52.18 x 51.46 52.18
40 A Dalila Rugama   Nicaragua 47.81 51.42 46.18 51.42
41 A Natallia Shymchuk   Belarus 51.23 x 48.11 51.23
42 A Leryn Franco   Paraguay 49.17 48.20 50.37 50.37
43 A Romina Maggi   Argentina 46.00 48.57 48.58 48.58
44 B Serafina Akeli   Samoa 45.93 45.64 43.84 45.93
A Yekaterina Ivakina   Russia x x NM

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
  Osleidys Menéndez   Cuba 71.53 x 65.41 68.60 63.64 71.53 OR
  Steffi Nerius   Germany 63.02 60.58 x x 63.60 65.82 65.82 PB
  Miréla Manjani   Greece 62.29 63.61 x 62.20 x 64.29 64.29 SB
4 Nikola Brejchová   Czech Republic 62.46 63.77 64.23 x 63.77 62.55 64.23
5 Sonia Bisset   Cuba 61.93 59.58 60.39 60.32 60.20 63.54 63.54
6 Laverne Eve   Bahamas 57.25 58.09 62.77 58.50 x 59.02 62.77 SB
7 Noraida Bicet   Cuba 62.36 60.64 60.70 62.51 60.41 61.61 62.51
8 Tetyana Lyakhovych   Ukraine 59.52 57.26 61.75 x 57.39 55.70 61.75
9 Savva Lika   Greece 58.58 60.91 60.53 60.91
10 Taina Kolkkala   Finland 60.72 58.53 60.69 60.72
11 Felicia Țilea-Moldovan   Romania 58.04 57.42 59.72 59.72
12 Barbara Madejczyk   Poland 54.54 56.43 58.22 58.22

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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