1982 European Athletics Championships – Men's hammer throw

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Events at the 1982 European
Athletics Championships

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The final of the Men's hammer throw event at the 1982 European Championships in Athens, Greece was held on September 10, 1982. The qualification round was staged a day earlier, on September 9, 1982.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Soviet Union Yuriy Sedykh
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver Soviet Union Igor Nikulin
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze Soviet Union Sergey Litvinov
Soviet Union (URS)

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1982 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 83.98 m June 4, 1982 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Championship Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 77.28 m September 2, 1978 Czechoslovakia Prague, Czechoslovakia
Broken records during the 1982 European Athletics Championships
Championship Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 77.58 m September 9, 1982 Greece Athens, Greece
Championship Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 77.58 m September 9, 1982 Greece Athens, Greece
Championship Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.66 m September 10, 1982 Greece Athens, Greece

Qualification[edit]

Q = automatic qualification; q = qualified by rank; DNS = did not start; NM = no mark; WR = world record; CR = championship record; AR = area record; NR = national record; PB = personal best; SB = season best

Final Ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 77.58 m CR
2  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 77.58 m CR
3  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 75.86 m
4  Klaus Ploghaus (FRG) 74.32 m
5  Roland Steuk (GDR) 74.10 m
6  Igor Nikulin (URS) 74.06 m
7  Ireneusz Golda (POL) 73.92 m
8  Detlef Gerstenberg (GDR) 73.88 m
9  Mariusz Tomaszewski (POL) 73.48 m
10  Jörg Schäfer (FRG) 72.98 m
11  Giampaolo Urlando (ITA) 72.76 m
12  Juha Tiainen (FIN) 72.62 m
13  Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) 71.16 m
14  Tibor Tanczi (HUN) 71.04 m
15  Martin Girvan (GBR) 70.62 m
16  Orlando Bianchini (ITA) 70.06 m
17  Richard Olsen (NOR) 69.78 m
18  Jukka Olkkonen (FIN) 69.76 m
19  Christoph Sahner (FRG) 69.24 m
20  Sean Egan (IRL) 66.96 m
 Kjell Bystedt (SWE) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Yuri Sedykh (URS) 81.66 m CR
2  Igor Nikulin (URS) 79.44 m
3  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 78.66 m
4  Ireneusz Golda (POL) 76.58 m
5  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 76.12 m
6  Detlef Gerstenberg (GDR) 75.32 m
7  Roland Steuk (GDR) 74.76 m
8  Klaus Ploghaus (FRG) 74.52 m
9  Jörg Schäfer (FRG) 74.08 m
10  Mariusz Tomaszewski (POL) 73.74 m
11  Giampaolo Urlando (ITA) 73.72 m
12  Juha Tiainen (FIN) 72.12 m

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 21 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.

See also[edit]

References[edit]