1999 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

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Events at the
1999 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
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Men's Discus Throw event at the 1999 World Championships in Seville, Spain. There were a total number of 37 participating athletes, with the final held on Tuesday August 24, 1999.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United States Anthony Washington
United States (USA)
Silver Germany Jürgen Schult
Germany (GER)
Bronze Germany Lars Riedel
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
22.08.1999 – 10:00h 22.08.1999 – 10:00h
Final Round
24.08.1999 – 20:30h

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]

  • Held on Tuesday 1999-08-22 with the mark set at 65.00 metres
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 65.86 m
2.  Lars Riedel (GER) 64.00 m
3.  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) 63.53 m
4.  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 63.27 m
5.  Anthony Washington (USA) 63.18 m
6.  Li Shaojie (CHN) 62.89 m
7.  Róbert Fazekas (HUN) 62.79 m
8.  Igor Primc (SLO) 62.35 m
9.  Leonid Cherevko (BLR) 61.40 m
10.  Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 60.80 m
11.  Jason Tunks (CAN) 60.13 m
12.  Andrzej Krawczyk (POL) 59.48 m
13.  Diego Fortuna (ITA) 58.52 m
14.  Romas Ubartas (LTU) 58.49 m
15.  Glen Smith (GBR) 58.27 m
16.  Libor Malina (CZE) 57.18 m
17.  Abbas Samimi (IRI) 54.21 m
18.  Ercüment Olgundeniz (TUR) 53.01 m
 Costel Grasu (ROM) DNF


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Jürgen Schult (GER) 65.65 m
2.  Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 64.23 m
3.  Andy Bloom (USA) 62.17 m
4.  Aleksandr Borichevskiy (RUS) 63.40 m
5.  Vaclavas Kidykas (LTU) 62.83 m
6.  Robert Weir (GBR) 62.71 m
7.  Andreas Seelig (GER) 62.57 m
8.  John Godina (USA) 62.27 m
9.  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 62.02 m
10.  Mickaël Conjungo (CAF) 59.16 m
11.  Timo Tompuri (FIN) 58.90 m
12.  Ian Winchester (NZL) 58.74 m
13.  Nick Sweeney (IRL) 58.62 m
14.  Pieter van der Kruk (NED) 57.65 m
15.  Mario Pestano (ESP) 57.30 m
16.  Attila Horváth (HUN) 56.83 m
17.  Jason Gervais (CAN) 54.19 m
18.  Aleksandr Malashevich (BLR) 53.20 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Anthony Washington (USA) 66.29 X 65.76 X 64.93 69.08 69.08 m
2nd  Jürgen Schult (GER) 64.85 68.18 66.24 64.66 X 65.06 68.18 m
3rd  Lars Riedel (GER) 64.63 66.94 68.09 X 65.38 X 68.09 m
4  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 65.45 66.49 65.95 64.61 X 67.53 67.53 m
5  Vaclavas Kidykas (LTU) 65.05 62.28 61.91 X X X 65.05 m
6  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) 63.33 64.90 64.54 X X 64.51 64.90 m
7  Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 64.00 63.86 63.83 61.00 63.46 62.72 64.00 m
8  Aleksandr Borichevskiy (RUS) 63.59 61.05 60.56 X 61.24 X 63.59 m
9  Li Shaojie (CHN) 62.15 63.22 62.38 63.22 m
10  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 62.29 X X 62.29 m
11  Róbert Fazekas (HUN) 61.30 X 61.71 61.71 m
 Andy Bloom (USA) X X X NM

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