1991 World Championships in Athletics – Men's hammer 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 Men's Hammer Throw event at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total number of 27 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday August 25, 1991. The qualification mark was set at 75.50 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Soviet Union Yuriy Sedykh
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver Soviet Union Igor Astapkovich
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze Germany Heinz Weis
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
24.08.1991 – 12:00h 24.08.1991 – 12:00h
Final Round
25.08.1991 – 15:00h

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  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Event Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 83.06 m September 1, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Season Best  Igor Astapkovich (URS) 84.26 m July 3, 1991 France Reims, France

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Andrey Abduvaliyev (URS) 80.36 m
2 3  Igor Astapkovich (URS) 79.06 m
3 4  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 75.68 m
4 6  Raphaël Piolanti (FRA) 74.92 m
5 7  Sean Carlin (AUS) 74.90 m
6 10  Claus Dethloff (GER) 73.54 m
7 13  Lance Deal (USA) 72.90 m
8 15  Ivan Tanev (BUL) 72.52 m
9 16  Enrico Sgrulletti (ITA) 72.40 m
10 20  Paul Head (GBR) 68.52 m
11 23  Kjell Bystedt (SWE) 67.20 m
12 24  Guillermo Guzmán (MEX) 66.80 m
13 25  Andrés Charadia (ARG) 66.52 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 77.96 m
2 5  Plamen Minev (BUL) 75.08 m
3 8  Walter Ciofani (FRA) 74.74 m
4 9  Heinz Weis (GER) 74.40 m
5 11  Ken Flax (USA) 73.26 m
6 12  Bi Zhong (CHN) 73.24 m
7 14  Johann Lindner (AUT) 72.90 m
8 17  Imre Szitás (HUN) 71.92 m
9 18  Savvas Saritzoglou (GRE) 70.60 m
10 19  Jud Logan (USA) 70.04 m
11 21  Angus Cooper (NZL) 68.48 m
12 22  Ajet Toska (ALB) 67.26 m
13 26  Cherif El-Hennawi (EGY) 57.26 m
14 27  Tuck Yim Wong (SIN) 46.04 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.70 m
2  Igor Astapkovich (URS) 80.94 m
3  Heinz Weis (GER) 80.44 m
4  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 78.98 m
5  Andrey Abduvaliyev (URS) 78.30 m
6  Walter Ciofani (FRA) 76.48 m
7  Ken Flax (USA) 75.98 m
8  Raphaël Piolanti (FRA) 73.64 m
9  Sean Carlin (AUS) 73.24 m
10  Claus Dethloff (GER) 72.96 m
11  Bi Zhong (CHN) 69.50 m
12  Plamen Minev (BUL) 68.70 m

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