1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

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Events at the
1997 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
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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
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Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
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Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
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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 Discus Throw event at the 1997 World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 42 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday August 10, 1997. The qualification mark was set at 63.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Germany Lars Riedel
Germany (GER)
Silver Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna
Lithuania (LTU)
Bronze Germany Jürgen Schult
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
08.08.1997 – 17:30h 08.08.1997 – 19:30h
Final Round
10.08.1997 – 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

Qualification[edit]

RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Jürgen Schult (GER) 64.60 m
2.  Vitaliy Sidorov (UKR) 63.08 m
3.  Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR) 63.06 m
4.  Andreas Seelig (GER) 62.94 m
5.  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 62.18 m
6.  Jason Tunks (CAN) 61.82 m
7.  Alexis Elizalde (CUB) 61.48 m
8.  Vaclavas Kidykas (LTU) 61.40 m
9.  Andy Bloom (USA) 60.74 m
10.  Olav Jenssen (NOR) 60.52 m
11.  Igor Primc (SLO) 59.98 m
12.  Ian Winchester (NZL) 59.70 m
13.  Jo Van Daele (BEL) 58.66 m
14.  Aleksandr Borichevskiy (RUS) 57.90 m
15.  Yu Wenge (CHN) 57.14 m
16.  Costel Grasu (ROM) 56.70 m
17.  Christos Papadopoulos (GRE) 56.44 m
18.  Shakti Singh (IND) 56.28 m
19.  Glen Smith (GBR) 54.40 m
20.  Dashdendev Makhashiri (MGL) 52.12 m
 Duke Uperesa (ASA) DNS


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Lars Riedel (GER) 66.46 m
2.  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 65.22 m
3.  Adam Setliff (USA) 63.72 m
4.  John Godina (USA) 63.48 m
5.  Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 62.30 m
6.  Robert Weir (GBR) 62.26 m
7.  Frits Potgieter (RSA) 61.30 m
8.  Pieter van der Kruk (NED) 60.16 m
9.  Diego Fortuna (ITA) 60.06 m
10.  Leonid Cherevko (BLR) 60.06 m
11.  Sergey Lyakhov (RUS) 59.72 m
12.  Jean Pons (FRA) 59.46 m
13.  Li Shaojie (CHN) 58.24 m
14.  Libor Malina (CZE) 58.00 m
15.  Mickaël Conjungo (CAF) 57.82 m
16.  Attila Horváth (HUN) 57.72 m
17.  Marcelo Pugliese (ARG) 57.34 m
18.  Kjell Ove Hauge (NOR) 57.00 m
19.  Ramón Jiménez Gaona (PAR) 52.96 m
20.  Vansavang Savatdee (THA) 47.98 m
21.  Robert McNabb (COK) 41.00 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Lars Riedel (GER) 65.48 68.24 68.54 X X 66.80 68.54 m
2nd  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 62.44 66.70 63.20 63.12 X X 66.70 m
3rd  Jürgen Schult (GER) 66.14 65.20 65.54 X 62.34 64.94 66.14 m
4  Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 62.98 60.30 65.36 65.46 62.44 66.12 66.12 m
5  John Godina (USA) 65.40 X 57.32 64.82 64.92 64.30 65.40 m
6  Andreas Seelig (GER) 63.00 64.48 62.80 X 64.12 63.64 64.48 m
7  Adam Setliff (USA) 62.32 62.80 X 61.84 X 63.44 63.44 m
8  Robert Weir (GBR) 63.06 60.18 61.40 62.22 X 58.70 63.06 m
9  Jason Tunks (CAN) 59.16 62.30 61.88 62.30 m
10  Vitaliy Sidorov (UKR) 60.32 59.68 X 60.32 m
11  Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR) 60.12 X X 60.12 m
12  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 59.44 59.18 58.46 59.44 m

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