1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's hammer throw

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1983 World Championships
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These are the official results of the Men's Hammer Throw event at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total of 33 participating athletes, with the final held on Tuesday August 9, 1983. The qualification mark was set at 73.50 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Soviet Union Sergey Litvinov
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver Soviet Union Yuriy Sedykh
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze Poland Zdzisław Kwaśny
Poland (POL)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
08.08.1983 – ??:??h 08.08.1983 – ??:??h
Final Round
09.08.1983 – ??:??h

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1983 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 84.14 m June 21, 1983 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Event Record New event
Season Best  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 84.14 m June 21, 1983 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Broken records during the 1983 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 82.68 m August 9, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Zdzisław Kwaśny (POL) 73.28 73.36 75.78 75.78 m
2 3  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 75.52 75.52 m
3 4  Juha Tiainen (FIN) 72.66 75.02 75.02 m
4 6  Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) 74.74 74.74 m
5 8  Klaus Ploghaus (FRG) 74.46 74.46 m
6 10  Igor Nikulin (URS) 74.06 74.06 m
7 11  Roland Steuk (GDR) 73.68 73.68 m
8 14  Frantisek Vrbka (TCH) 68.06 71.72 70.34 71.72 m
9 15  Robert Weir (GBR) 71.62 70.72 68.24 71.62 m
10 16  Shigenobu Murofushi (JPN) 71.42 X X 71.42 m
11 20  Ed Burke (USA) 67.72 69.12 68.70 69.12 m
12 22  Matthew Mileham (GBR) X 67.12 X 67.12 m
13 25  Kjell Bystedt (SWE) 65.84 64.72 65.86 65.86 m
14 26  Hakim Toumi (ALG) 65.54 63.92 63.98 65.54 m
15 27  Xie Yingqi (CHN) 62.54 65.54 63.04 65.54 m
16 28  Declan Hegarty (IRL) 65.46 X 64.12 65.46 m
 Henryk Królak (POL) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 78.50 78.50 m
2 5  Günther Rodehau (GDR) 71.28 74.86 74.86 m
3 7  Karl-Hans Riehm (FRG) 74.56 74.56 m
4 9  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 73.22 74.28 74.28 m
5 12  Christoph Sahner (FRG) 73.44 X 72.42 73.44 m
6 13  Giampaolo Urlando (ITA) 72.06 69.86 X 72.06 m
7 17  Chris Black (GBR) X 71.18 X 71.18 m
8 18  Mariusz Tomaszewski (POL) 70.62 X 69.44 70.62 m
9 19  Dave McKenzie (USA) 69.24 67.22 69.94 69.94 m
10 21  Richard Olsen (NOR) 67.62 68.58 X 68.58 m
11 23  John McArdle (USA) X 64.44 66.18 66.18 m
12 18  Hans Lotz (AUS) X 66.14 65.42 66.14 m
13 18  Fatmir Bajraktari (ALB) 61.22 61.72 64.48 64.48 m
 Jiri Chamrad (TCH) X X X NM
 Ralf Haber (GDR) X X X NM
 Johann Lindner (AUT) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 82.68 82.04 73.54 80.90 80.26 81.84 82.68 m
2nd  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 79.22 79.76 80.64 80.94 78.96 X 80.94 m
3rd  Zdzisław Kwaśny (POL) 77.38 79.42 79.16 76.44 76.40 X 79.42 m NR
4  Igor Nikulin (URS) 77.86 78.46 X 78.96 79.34 77.74 79.34 m
5  Günther Rodehau (GDR) X 76.04 74.80 77.08 75.36 76.12 77.08 m
6  Klaus Ploghaus (FRG) 76.96 76.12 75.26 X 76.76 76.94 76.96 m
7  Karl-Hans Riehm (FRG) 76.92 X 76.70 74.82 73.74 X 76.92 m
8  Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) 76.22 74.58 76.64 76.12 X 75.38 76.64 m
9  Juha Tiainen (FIN) 73.52 74.54 75.60 75.60 m
10  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 74.52 75.46 73.96 75.46 m
11  Christoph Sahner (FRG) 70.60 71.26 72.86 72.86 m
12  Roland Steuk (GDR) 72.10 X X 72.10 m

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