1987 World Championships in Athletics – Women's discus throw

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Events at the
1987 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 women
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
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 Discus Throw event at the 1987 World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 23 participating athletes, with the final held on Monday August 31, 1987.

Medalists[edit]

Gold East Germany Martina Hellmann
East Germany (GDR)
Silver East Germany Diana Sachse-Gansky
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze Bulgaria Tsvetanka Khristova
Bulgaria (BUL)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
30.08.1987 – ??:??h 30.08.1987 – ??:??h
Final Round
31.08.1987 – 18:00h

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 1987 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Zdeňka Šilhavá (TCH) 74.56 m August 26, 1984 Czechoslovakia Nitra, Czechoslovakia
Event Record  Martina Opitz-Hellmann (GDR) 68.94 m August 10, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Broken records during the 1987 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Martina Opitz-Hellmann (GDR) 71.62 m August 31, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 5  Diana Sachse-Gansky (GDR) 63.64 m
2 6  Svetla Mitkova-Sınırtaş (BUL) 62.80 m
3 7  Larisa Mikhalchenko (URS) 62.52 m
4 9  Maritza Martén (CUB) 60.40 m
5 10  Connie Price-Smith (USA) 59.90 m
6 11  Mariana Lengyel (ROU) 59.72 m
7 16  Anne Paavolainen-Kansakangas (FIN) 57.10 m
8 17  Yu Hourun (CHN) 56.70 m
9 20  Nabila Mouelhi (TUN) 45.94 m
10 21  Hanane Ahmed Khaled (EGY) 42.64 m
11 22  Dorie Cortejo (PHI) 40.98 m
12 23  Morgyn Warner (ZIM) 38.56 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Ilke Wyludda (GDR) 68.40 m
2 2  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) 66.86 m
3 3  Martina Opitz-Hellmann (GDR) 66.80 m
4 4  Zdeňka Šilhavá (TCH) 64.64 m
5 8  Larisa Korotkevich (URS) 60.48 m
6 12  Renata Katewicz (POL) 58.88 m
7 13  Carol Cady (USA) 58.50 m
8 14  Hou Xuemei (CHN) 58.26 m
9 15  Anne Salak-Khorina (URS) 57.76 m
10 18  María Isabel Urrutia (COL) 53.94 m
11 19  Maria Marello (ITA) 52.74 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Martina Opitz-Hellmann (GDR) 71.62 m CR
2  Diana Sachse-Gansky (GDR) 70.12 m
3  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) 68.82 m
4  Ilke Wyludda (GDR) 68.20 m
5  Svetla Mitkova-Sınırtaş (BUL) 66.58 m
6  Zdeňka Šilhavá (TCH) 64.82 m
7  Larisa Mikhalchenko (URS) 64.72 m
8  Mariana Lengyel (ROU) 62.30 m
9  Maritza Martén (CUB) 62.00 m
10  Larisa Korotkevich (URS) 60.74 m
11  Renata Katewicz (POL) 58.22 m
 Connie Price-Smith (USA) NM

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