1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin throw

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Events at the
1991 World Championships
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These are the official results of the Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 41 participating athletes, with the final held on Monday August 26, 1991. All results were made with rough surfaced javelin. The qualification mark was set at 82.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Finland Kimmo Kinnunen
Finland (FIN)
Silver Finland Seppo Räty
Finland (FIN)
Bronze Soviet Union Vladimir Sasimovich
Soviet Union (URS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
25.08.1991 – 09:00h 25.08.1991 – 10:30h
Final Round
26.08.1991 – 18:10h

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 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Seppo Räty (FIN) 96.96 m June 2, 1991 Finland Punkalaidun, Finland
Event Record  Seppo Räty (FIN) 83.54 m August 30, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Season Best  Tom Petranoff (USA) 89.16 m March 1, 1991 South Africa Potchefstroom, South Africa
Broken records during the 1991 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 90.82 m August 26, 1991 Japan Tokyo, Japan

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 80.68 88.48 88.48 m
2 6  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 74.54 76.46 82.08 82.08 m
3 10  Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 80.10 79.64 78.56 80.10 m
4 14  Dmitriy Polyunin (URS) 78.50 78.08 77.84 78.50 m
5 15  Steve Backley (GBR) 75.34 78.24 73.96 78.24 m
6 16  Ramón González (CUB) 77.00 77.72 72.54 77.72 m
7 17  Pascal Lefévre (FRA) X 77.26 76.84 77.26 m
8 18  Jan Železný (TCH) X 76.26 X 76.26 m
9 19  Ari Pakarinen (FIN) 75.08 67.82 76.14 76.14 m
10 22  Masami Yoshida (JPN) X X 75.96 75.96 m
11 24  Dave Stephens (USA) 75.10 71.10 72.80 75.10 m
12 27  Peter Borglund (SWE) 67.84 74.40 68.00 74.40 m
13 28  Sejad Krdžalić (YUG) 67.92 X 73.84 73.84 m
14 31  Juan de la Garza (MEX) 72.84 66.34 66.18 72.84 m
15 32  Viktor Zaitsev (URS) X 72.48 69.82 72.48 m
16 33  Klaus Tafelmeier (GER) X X 72.42 72.42 m
17 34  Rodrigo Zelaya (CHI) 68.76 70.70 62.38 70.70 m
18 36  Angel Mandzhukov (BUL) 66.26 69.78 X 69.78 m
19 39  Julian Sotelo (ESP) X X 65.74 65.74 m
20 40  Trevor Modeste (GRN) 62.68 60.28 X 62.68 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Seppo Räty (FIN) 80.50 87.34 87.34 m
2 3  Peter Blank (GER) 82.56 82.56 m
3 4  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 82.46 82.46 m
4 5  Vladimir Sasimovich (URS) 82.38 82.38 m
5 7  Raymond Hecht (GER) 77.80 78.48 81.92 81.92 m
6 8  Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 78.68 81.56 X 81.56 m
7 9  Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 78.02 78.84 80.60 80.60 m
8 11  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 79.64 77.84 79.22 79.64 m
9 12  Mick Hill (GBR) 79.54 X X 79.54 m
10 13  Zhang Lianbiao (CHN) 76.28 71.60 78.94 78.94 m
11 20  Radoman Šćekić (YUG) 76.10 X X 76.10 m
12 21  Sigurdur Matthiasson (ISL) 76.02 73.64 71.40 76.02 m
13 23  Colin MacKenzie (GBR) 75.12 X 74.74 75.12 m
14 25  Mike Barnett (USA) 71.02 72.44 75.02 75.02 m
15 26  Tom Pukstys (USA) 74.72 X X 74.72 m
16 29  Kazuhiro Mizoguchi (JPN) 73.78 X 73.42 73.78 m
17 30  Kim Ki-Hun (KOR) 73.62 69.22 70.94 73.62 m
18 35  Luis Lucumi (COL) 69.64 70.48 66.44 70.48 m
19 37  Frederick Morgan (ASA) 66.98 X 65.52 66.98 m
20 38  Frans Mahuse (INA) 66.20 63.56 66.20 m
21 41  Benjamin Cawicaan (PHI) 59.56 58.54 61.38 61.38 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 90.82 X 82.12 82.74 X 90.82 m
2  Seppo Räty (FIN) 81.04 81.22 84.14 X X 88.12 88.12 m
3  Vladimir Sasimovich (URS) X 87.08 X X X X 87.08 m
4  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 76.16 75.54 82.30 82.02 X 84.24 84.24 m
5  Mick Hill (GBR) 84.12 X X X 76.44 79.94 84.12 m
6  Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 75.76 82.00 83.46 X 81.54 82.60 83.46 m
7  Dag Wennlund (SWE) X 74.26 81.14 75.56 78.02 X 81.14 m
8  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 74.16 X 78.12 X 73.62 78.58 78.58 m
9  Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 77.28 X X 77.28 m
10  Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 77.18 X 68.98 77.18 m
11  Peter Blank (GER) 68.04 72.62 66.92 72.62 m
12  Raymond Hecht (GER) 66.46 70.58 X 70.58 m

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