1997 World Championships in Athletics – Women'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
5000 m men women
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 women
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 1997 IAAF World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 29 participating athletes, with two qualifying groups and the final held on Thursday August 7, 1997. The qualifying round was held on Tuesday August 5, 1997 with the mark set at 62.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold New Zealand Beatrice Faumuina
New Zealand (NZL)
Silver Belarus Ellina Zvereva
Belarus (BLR)
Bronze Russia Natalya Sadova
Russia (RUS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
05.08.1997 – 08:10h 05.08.1997 – 09:50h
Final Round
07.08.1997 – 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

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 3  Irina Yatchenko (BLR) 65.00 65.00 m
2 4  Beatrice Faumuina (NZL) X X 64.58 64.58 m
3 5  Stella Tsikouna (GRE) 58.62 58.90 61.52 61.52 m
4 8  Nicoleta Grasu (ROM) 60.16 X 60.44 60.44 m
5 9  Larisa Korotkevich (RUS) 60.30 X 59.68 60.30 m
6 10  Lisa-Marie Vizaniari (AUS) 60.28 59.20 57.86 60.28 m
7 11  Agnese Maffeis (ITA) 59.94 58.96 55.44 59.94 m
8 14  Liu Fengying (CHN) X 56.12 59.50 59.50 m
9 17  Alice Matejková (CZE) X 58.96 55.70 58.96 m
10 21  Suzy Powell-Roos (USA) 54.22 52.70 52.62 54.22 m
11 22  Shelley Drew (GBR) 53.96 52.14 X 53.96 m
12 23  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) X 53.64 49.56 53.64 m
13 24  Areti Abatzi (GRE) X 49.72 X 49.72 m
14 25  Hüsniye Keskin (TUR) 46.80 48.80 X 48.80 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 1  Ellina Zvereva (BLR) X 61.76 65.94 65.94 m
2 2  Natalya Sadova (RUS) 65.14 X X 65.14 m
3 6  Teresa Machado (POR) 57.40 X 61.36 61.36 m
4 7  Luan Zhili (CHN) 57.74 61.18 X 61.18 m
5 12  Anna Söderberg (SWE) 59.64 X 59.88 59.88 m
6 13  Olena Antonova (UKR) 59.62 59.10 56.70 59.62 m
7 15  Anastasia Kelesidou (GRE) 56.48 59.22 58.30 59.22 m
8 16  Edie Boyer (USA) 59.18 X X 59.18 m
9 18  Elisângela Adriano (BRA) 47.00 57.88 54.66 57.88 m
10 19  Xiao Yanling (CHN) X 56.32 X 56.32 m
11 20  Lacy Barnes-Mileham (USA) 53.22 55.52 X 55.52 m
12 26  Siniva Marsters (COK) X X 35.22 35.22 m
 Franka Dietzsch (GER) X X X NM
 Isabelle Devaluez (FRA) X X X NM
 Mette Bergmann (NOR) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Beatrice Faumuina (NZL) X X 66.82 62.60 X X 66.82 m
2  Ellina Zvereva (BLR) 63.40 65.90 61.86 64.98 64.64 65.72 65.90 m
3  Natalya Sadova (RUS) 63.70 65.14 X 63.08 X X 65.14 m
4  Larisa Korotkevich (RUS) 62.76 62.44 60.96 X 63.02 62.04 63.02 m
5  Irina Yatchenko (BLR) X 62.02 61.40 62.58 60.70 57.94 62.58 m
6  Teresa Machado (POR) 62.00 60.78 X X 59.92 X 62.00 m
7  Stiliani Tsikouna (GRE) 61.92 57.70 X 58.00 59.66 58.12 61.92 m
8  Agnese Maffeis (ITA) 61.40 54.98 57.48 54.36 54.28 X 61.40 m
9  Luan Zhili (CHN) 60.62 57.42 57.76 60.62 m
10  Nicoleta Grasu (ROM) 58.06 58.88 60.14 60.14 m
11  Anna Söderberg (SWE) 58.22 X X 58.22 m
12  Lisa-Marie Vizaniari (AUS) 55.20 57.56 X 57.56 m

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