1986 European Athletics Championships – Women's javelin throw

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Events at the 1986 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 women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk 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 1986 European Championships in Stuttgart, West Germany. The final was held on 29 August 1986. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin (old design).


Gold United Kingdom Fatima Whitbread
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver East Germany Petra Felke
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze West Germany Beate Peters
West Germany (FRG)


  • 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


Standing records prior to the 1986 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Petra Felke (GDR) 75.40 m June 4, 1985 East Germany Schwerin, East Germany
Event Record  Anna Verouli (GRE) 70.02 m September 9, 1982 Greece Athens, Greece
Broken records during the 1986 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 77.44 m August 28, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Event Record


Rank Final Distance
Med 1.png  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 76.32 m
Med 2.png  Petra Felke (GDR) 72.52 m
Med 3.png  Beate Peters (FRG) 68.04 m
4.  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 66.66 m
5.  Genowefa Olejarz (POL) 63.34 m
6.  Natalya Yermolovich (URS) 62.84 m
7.  Ingrid Thyssen (FRG) 62.42 m
8.  Irina Kostyuchenkova (URS) 61.40 m
9.  Trine Solberg (NOR) 59.52 m
10.  Anna Verouli (GRE) 57.06 m
11.  Manuela Alizadeh (FRG) 56.20 m
12.  Denise Thiémard (SUI) 55.32 m


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