1991 World Championships in Athletics – Women's discus throw

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Events at the
1991 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 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 31 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Saturday August 31, 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Bulgaria Tsvetanka Khristova
Bulgaria (BUL)
Silver Germany Ilke Wyludda
Germany (GER)
Bronze Soviet Union Larisa Mikhalchenko
Soviet Union (URS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
29.08.1991 – 19:00h 29.08.1991 – 19:00h
Final Round
31.08.1991 – 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

Qualifying round[edit]

  • Held on Thursday 1991-08-29
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Ilke Wyludda (GER) 67.72 m
2.  Daniela Costian (AUS) 62.74 m
3.  Maritza Martén (CUB) 60.88 m
4.  Irina Yatchenko (URS) 60.38 m
5.  Zhao Yonghua (CHN) 59.80 m
6.  Franka Dietzsch (GER) 59.16 m
7.  Stefania Simova (BUL) 58.10 m
8.  Lacy Barnes-Mileham (USA) 56.84 m
9.  Agnese Maffeis (ITA) 56.36 m
10.  Mette Bergmann (NOR) 55.78 m
11.  Teresa Machado (POR) 53.64 m
12.  Alice Matejkova (TCH) 53.22 m
13.  Ikuko Kitamori (JPN) 48.52 m
14.  Maria Obando (NCA) 41.78 m
 Hanane Khaled (EGY) DNS


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) 67.10 m
2.  Martina Opitz-Hellmann (GER) 65.26 m
3.  Larisa Mikhalchenko (URS) 64.68 m
4.  Ellina Zvereva (URS) 61.86 m
5.  Xiao Yanling (CHN) 61.68 m
6.  Bárbara Hechavarría (CUB) 60.86 m
7.  Min Chunfeng (CHN) 59.42 m
8.  Vladimíra Malátová (TCH) 58.38 m
9.  Marie-Paule Geldhof (BEL) 57.26 m
10.  Carla Garrett (USA) 56.62 m
11.  Jackie McKernan (GBR) 55.64 m
12.  Manuela Tirneci (ROM) 55.62 m
13.  Penny Neer (USA) 54.26 m
14.  Angeles Barreiro (ESP) 51.24 m
15.  Wilna Bredenhann (NAM) 43.60 m
16.  Hughette Robertson (GUY) 34.52 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) 71.02 m
2nd  Ilke Wyludda (GER) 69.12 m
3rd  Larisa Mikhalchenko (URS) 68.26 m
4  Martina Opitz-Hellmann (GER) 67.14 m
5  Daniela Costian (AUS) 66.06 m
6  Min Chunfeng (CHN) 65.56 m
7  Irina Yatchenko (URS) 64.92 m
8  Zhao Yonghua (CHN) 63.62 m
9  Ellina Zvereva (URS) 63.22 m
10  Maritza Martén (CUB) 62.40 m
11  Xiao Yanling (CHN) 61.20 m
12  Bárbara Hechavarría (CUB) 60.62 m

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