2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

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Events at the
2001 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
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3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
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Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
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Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
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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 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada. There were a total number of 26 participating athletes, with the final held on Wednesday 8 August 2001. The qualification mark was set at 65.50 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Germany Lars Riedel
Germany (GER)
Silver Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna
Lithuania (HUN)
Bronze Germany Michael Möllenbeck
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
06.08.2001 – 09:00h 06.08.2001 – 10:45h
Final Round
08.08.2001 – 20:00h

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 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 74.08 m June 6, 1986 East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Event Record  Anthony Washington (USA) 69.08 m August 24, 1999 Spain Seville, Spain
Season Best  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 70.99 m March 30, 2001 South Africa Stellenbosch, South Africa

Startlist[edit]

Order Athlete Season Best Personal Best
GROUP A
1 945  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 69.96 69.96
2 484  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) 67.17 67.44
3 863  Einar Kristian Tveitå (NOR) 62.41 63.64
4 745  Romas Ubartas (LTU) 65.25 70.06
5 1142  Andy Bloom (USA) 66.17 68.46
6 186  Jason Tunks (CAN) 67.70 67.88
7 541  Zoltán Kővágó (HUN) 66.93 66.93
8 1164  John Godina (USA) 67.66 69.91
9 25  Marcelo Pugliese (ARG) 62.91 64.20
10 444  Robert Weir (GBR) 63.03 65.08
11 89  Jo Van Daele (BEL) 64.24 64.24
12 363  Timo Tompuri (FIN) 69.62 69.62
13 109  Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR) 66.00 67.59
GROUP B
1 486  Lars Riedel (GER) 68.26 71.50
2 1017  Igor Primc (SLO) 62.74 64.79
3 990  Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 66.48 67.30
4 743  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 70.99 73.88
5 538  Róbert Fazekas (HUN) 68.09 68.09
6 925  Rashid Shafi Al-Dosari (QAT) 62.77 62.77
7 1201  Adam Setliff (USA) 66.85 68.51
8 933  Ionel Oprea (ROM) 63.64 63.64
9 329  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 67.10 67.41
10 544  Roland Varga (HUN) 64.44 65.39
11 106  Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 64.41 69.28
12 314  Mario Pestano (ESP) 67.92 67.92
13 481  Michael Lischka (GER) 65.04 65.04

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR) 65.71 65.71 m
2 4  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 63.91 64.79 64.59 64.79 m
3 6  Jason Tunks (CAN) X 64.34 63.14 64.34 m
4 8  Timo Tompuri (FIN) 61.33 58.70 63.34 63.34 m
5 10  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) X 61.13 62.54 62.54 m
6 12  Einar Kristian Tveitå (NOR) 60.86 61.85 58.38 61.85 m
7 14  Romas Ubartas (LTU) 58.44 61.49 X 61.49 m
8 15  Robert Weir (GBR) 61.05 X X 61.05 m
9 17  Jo Van Daele (BEL) 57.92 X 60.19 60.19 m
10 20  Zoltán Kővágó (HUN) 48.26 X 58.42 58.42 m
11 21  John Godina (USA) X 57.19 X 57.19 m
12 23  Andy Bloom (USA) 56.32 X X 56.32 m
13 25  Marcelo Pugliese (ARG) X 54.06 52.75 54.06 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Lars Riedel (GER) 68.26 68.26 m SB
2 3  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 65.22 65.22 m
3 5  Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 64.55 64.55 m
4 7  Roland Varga (HUN) 63.52 61.48 63.49 63.52 m
5 9  Igor Primc (SLO) X 62.60 56.57 62.60 m
6 11  Adam Setliff (USA) 62.25 X 58.16 62.25 m
7 13  Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 61.73 X 59.42 61.73 m
8 16  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 60.87 X 61.04 61.04 m
9 18  Ionel Oprea (ROM) 60.18 58.57 60.16 60.18 m
10 19  Michael Lischka (GER) 58.36 59.94 57.16 59.94 m
11 22  Mario Pestano (ESP) 55.99 X 56.58 56.58 m
12 24  Rashid Shafi Al-Dosari (QAT) X X 54.48 54.48 m
13 26  Róbert Fazekas (HUN) X X 53.73 53.73 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Lars Riedel (GER) 65.41 67.10 66.74 69.50 69.72 68.36 69.72 m CR
2  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 67.65 X 69.40 X 67.28 X 69.40 m
3  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) 67.61 X 65.76 66.60 65.30 64.48 67.61 m PB
4  Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 63.21 X 66.68 67.16 67.57 65.95 67.57 m PB
5  Adam Setliff (USA) 66.55 66.49 X X X X 66.55 m
6  Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR) 62.88 65.98 62.93 66.08 66.25 65.08 66.25 m SB
7  Roland Varga (HUN) X 58.66 65.86 62.37 64.80 X 65.86 m PB
8  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 63.61 64.89 X 65.27 62.24 X 65.27 m
9  Jason Tunks (CAN) 63.79 X X 63.79 m
10  Timo Tompuri (FIN) 62.82 59.42 X 62.82 m
11  Igor Primc (SLO) 62.36 X 62.26 62.36 m
12  Einar Kristian Tveitå (NOR) X 58.60 59.11 59.11 m

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