1983 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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Events at the
1983 World 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
 

These are the official results of the Women's Javelin Throw event at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total of 23 participating athletes, with the final held on Saturday August 13, 1983. The qualification mark was set at 62.00 metres. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin (old design).

Medalists[edit]

Gold Finland Tiina Lillak
Finland (FIN)
Silver United Kingdom Fatima Whitbread
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze Greece Anna Verouli
Greece (GRE)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
12.08.1983 – ??:??h 12.08.1983 – ??:??h
Final Round
13.08.1983 – ??:??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  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 74.76 m June 13, 1983 Finland Tampere, Finland
Event Record New event
Season Best  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 74.76 m June 13, 1983 Finland Tampere, Finland

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 3  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 64.80 64.80 m
2 4  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) 60.08 57.80 64.46 64.46 m
3 5  Mayra Vila (CUB) 53.44 60.46 62.78 62.78 m
4 7  Tuula Laaksalo (FIN) 62.06 62.06 m
5 13  Karin Bergdahl (SWE) 60.64 X 59.14 60.64 m
6 14  Ingrid Thyssen (FRG) 58.84 56.16 59.70 59.70 m
7 16  Elena Burgarová (TCH) 57.30 58.48 56.40 58.48 m
8 18  Monique Lapres (CAN) 51.48 54.70 48.70 54.70 m
9 19  Xin Xiaoli (CHN) 49.70 44.62 52.52 52.52 m
10 21  Jennifer Pace (MLT) 40.72 41.96 41.52 41.96 m
 Sofia Sakorafa (GRE) DNS

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 58.14 69.16 69.16 m
2 2  Anna Verouli (GRE) 68.50 68.50 m
3 6  Antje Kempe-Zollkau (GDR) 62.74 62.74 m
4 8  Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROU) 61.92 59.14 60.54 61.92 m
5 9  Karin Smith (USA) 61.48 58.90 58.92 61.48 m
6 10  Beate Peters (FRG) 57.10 60.00 61.18 61.18 m
7 11  María Caridad Colón (CUB) 60.98 X 55.08 60.98 m
8 12  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) X 57.34 60.96 60.96 m
9 15  Fausta Quintavalla (ITA) 59.34 53.68 58.00 59.34 m
10 17  Emi Matsui (JPN) X 55.52 53.10 55.52 m
11 20  Mereoni Vibose (FIJ) 49.00 48.48 49.44 49.44 m
12 22  Norsham Yoon (MAS) 40.40 X 37.00 40.40 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 67.34 59.04 63.24 63.56 67.46 70.82 70.82 m
2nd  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 69.14 X 64.48 X 61.78 X 69.14 m
3rd  Anna Verouli (GRE) X 61.74 62.38 63.08 65.72 X 65.72 m
4  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 64.76 63.66 63.94 64.10 64.00 59.74 64.76 m
5  Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROU) 63.38 60.32 57.36 60.92 63.86 61.80 63.86 m
6  Tuula Laaksalo (FIN) 50.50 62.44 X 56.52 X 59.04 62.44 m
7  Beate Peters (FRG) 59.22 X 62.42 X 59.30 X 62.42 m
8  María Caridad Colón (CUB) 61.52 62.04 56.96 57.34 57.88 56.32 62.04 m
9  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) X 61.82 62.02 62.02 m
10  Karin Smith (USA) 56.76 X 59.76 59.76 m
11  Antje Kempe-Zollkau (GDR) 58.82 X 54.84 58.82 m
12  Mayra Vila (CUB) 57.60 53.72 57.80 57.80 m

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