1991 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin 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 Javelin Throw event at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 31 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday September 1, 1991. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin.

Medalists[edit]

Gold China Xu Demei
PR China (CHN)
Silver Germany Petra Felke-Meier
Germany (GER)
Bronze Germany Silke Renk
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
31.08.1991 – 16:30h 31.08.1991 – 18:00h
Final Round
01.09.1991 – 16:00h

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 1991 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) 80.00 m September 9, 1988 East Germany Potsdam, East Germany
Event Record  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 76.64 m September 6, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Season Best  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 71.44 m August 3, 1991 Norway Fana, Norway

Qualification[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1991-08-31
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Karen Forkel (GER) 68.14 m
2.  Xu Demei (CHN) 65.44 m
3.  Päivi Alafrantti (FIN) 64.38 m
4.  Anna Verouli (GRE) 63.02 m
5.  Natalya Shikolenko (URS) 62.08 m
6.  Heli Rantanen (FIN) 61.30 m
7.  Antoaneta Todorova (BUL) 57.42 m
8.  Sharon Gibson (GBR) 56.64 m
9.  Donna Mayhew (USA) 56.34 m
10.  Katalin Hartai (HUN) 55.68 m
11.  Laverne Eve (BAH) 55.14 m
12.  Akiko Miyajima (JPN) 52.86 m
13.  Matilda Kisava (TAN) 52.60 m
14.  Sueli dos Santos (BRA) 51.20 m
 Nadine Schoellkopf-Auzeil (FRA) NM
 Isel López (CUB) NM


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Petra Felke-Meier (GER) 67.24 m
2.  Trine Solberg-Hattestad (NOR) 66.92 m
3.  Silke Renk (GER) 65.24 m
4.  Dulce García (CUB) 62.18 m
5.  Louise McPaul (AUS) 61.08 m
6.  Natalya Cherniyenko (URS) 60.90 m
7.  Karin Smith (USA) 60.34 m
8.  Genowefa Patla (POL) 60.18 m
9.  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 58.42 m
10.  Paula Berry (USA) 57.94 m
11.  Irina Kostyuchenkova (URS) 57.60 m
12.  Sun Fei (CHN) 55.04 m
13.  Kirsten Smith (NZL) 53.98 m
14.  Íris Grönfeldt (ISL) 53.92 m
15.  Marieta Riera (VEN) 50.62 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Xu Demei (CHN) 68.78 m
2  Petra Felke-Meier (GER) 68.68 m
3  Silke Renk (GER) 66.80 m
4  Natalya Cherniyenko (URS) 65.22 m
5  Trine Solberg-Hattestad (NOR) 63.36 m
6  Louise McPaul (AUS) 62.34 m
7  Dulce García (CUB) 62.68 m
8  Päivi Alafrantti (FIN) 62.26 m
9  Heli Rantanen (FIN) 60.96 m
10  Anna Verouli (GRE) 59.12 m
11  Natalya Shikolenko (URS) 58.82 m
12  Karen Forkel (GER) 57.90 m

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