2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's hammer throw

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2001 World Championships
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The final of the Men's Hammer Throw event at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada was held on Sunday August 5, 2001. There were a total number of 32 participating athletes. The qualifying rounds were staged on Saturday August 4, with the mark set at 79.50 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Poland Szymon Ziółkowski
Poland (POL)
Silver Japan Koji Murofushi
Japan (JPN)
Bronze Russia Ilya Konovalov
Russia (RUS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
04.08.2001 – 10:00h 04.08.2001 – 12:08h
Final Round
05.08.2001 – 16:40h

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

Startlist[edit]

Order Athlete Season Best Personal Best
GROUP A
1 1185  Kevin McMahon (USA) 76.52 79.26
2 480  Karsten Kobs (GER) 79.15 82.78
3 24  Juan Ignacio Cerra (ARG) 76.42 76.42
4 602  Loris Paoluzzi (ITA) 75.33 80.98
5 1048  Miloslav Konopka (SVK) 78.58 78.58
6 46  Stuart Rendell (AUS) 78.93 78.93
7 908  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) 83.38 83.38
8 1125  Vladyslav Piskunov (UKR) 79.60 81.56
9 536  Adrián Annus (HUN) 83.39 83.39
10 505  Alexandros Papadimitriou (GRE) 79.52 80.45
11 540  Balázs Kiss (HUN) 81.36 83.00
12 1120  Oleksandr Krykun (UKR) 80.38 80.38
13 113  Ivan Tikhon (BLR) 75.92 79.85
14 377  Nicolas Figère (FRA) 80.88 80.88
15 972  Sergey Kirmasov (RUS) 80.07 82.62
16 435  Michael Jones (GBR) 76.43 76.43
GROUP B
1 105  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 79.72 84.62
2 1045  Libor Charfreitag (SVK) 77.65 77.65
3 1128  Andriy Skvaruk (UKR) 82.34 82.34
4 974  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) 80.27 80.51
5 1055  Bengt Johansson (SWE) 76.32 76.32
6 478  Holger Klose (GER) 78.63 82.22
7 539  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 81.76 83.68
8 353  Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (FIN) 78.66 80.55
9 151  Dylan Armstrong (CAN) 69.48 70.66
10 604  Nicola Vizzoni (ITA) 80.50 80.50
11 897  Maciej Pałyszko (POL) 79.29 80.25
12 992  Vasiliy Sidorenko (RUS) 80.03 82.54
13 259  Vladimír Maška (CZE) 80.09 81.28
14 651  Koji Murofushi (JPN) 83.47 83.47
15 506  Hristos Polihroniou (GRE) 78.34 79.83
16 370  David Chaussinand (FRA) 79.48 79.81

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2001 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  Koji Murofushi (JPN) 83.47 m July 14, 2001 Japan Toyota, Japan
Broken records during the 2001 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) 83.38 m August 5, 2001 Canada Edmonton, Canada

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) X 81.85 81.85 m
2 2  Balázs Kiss (HUN) 78.09 77.22 79.60 79.60 m
3 4  Nicolas Figère (FRA) 79.09 77.23 X 79.09 m
4 9  Adrián Annus (HUN) 78.57 78.15 77.95 78.57 m
5 14  Vladyslav Piskunov (UKR) 75.75 76.34 X 76.34 m
6 15  Sergey Kirmasov (RUS) 75.79 X 74.84 75.79 m
7 16  Alexandros Papadimitriou (GRE) 75.60 74.21 75.63 75.63 m
8 17  Kevin McMahon (USA) 71.77 75.62 70.64 75.62 m
9 19  Stuart Rendell (AUS) 73.14 75.00 X 75.00 m
10 20  Loris Paoluzzi (ITA) 72.01 X 74.75 74.75 m
11 22  Oleksandr Krykun (UKR) 73.44 74.43 X 74.43 m
12 23  Ivan Tikhon (BLR) X 74.43 X 74.43 m
13 27  Michael Jones (GBR) X 73.31 X 73.31 m
14 28  Miloslav Konopka (SVK) 72.14 X X 72.14 m
15 29  Juan Ignacio Cerra (ARG) 70.70 69.92 68.23 70.70 m
 Karsten Kobs (GER) DNS

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 3  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 77.50 79.29 79.29 m
2 5  Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (FIN) 78.82 75.91 78.78 78.82 m
3 6  Andriy Skvaruk (UKR) 77.34 X 78.80 78.80 m
4 7  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) 78.67 76.97 75.99 78.67 m
5 8  Nicola Vizzoni (ITA) 78.66 X 78.52 78.66 m
6 10  Koji Murofushi (JPN) 77.69 78.06 76.69 78.06 m
7 11  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 74.84 76.99 75.69 76.99 m SB
8 12  Maciej Pałyszko (POL) 76.72 75.91 75.53 76.72 m
9 13  David Chaussinand (FRA) 76.02 X 76.66 76.66 m
10 18  Libor Charfreitag (SVK) 74.78 71.39 75.29 75.29 m
11 21  Vasiliy Sidorenko (RUS) 74.56 72.29 73.86 74.56 m
12 24  Vladimír Maška (CZE) 74.20 X X 74.20 m
13 25  Holger Klose (GER) X 74.02 X 74.02 m
14 26  Hristos Polihroniou (GRE) 73.79 X 72.30 73.79 m
15 30  Bengt Johansson (SWE) X 70.16 67.22 70.16 m
16 31  Dylan Armstrong (CAN) 63.89 63.69 X 63.89 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) 81.88 79.69 X 80.32 83.38 80.39 83.38 m CR
2nd  Koji Murofushi (JPN) 79.91 82.46 81.95 81.43 82.92 82.61 82.92 m
3rd  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) 80.27 79.42 79.09 78.94 76.26 X 80.27 m SB
4  Nicola Vizzoni (ITA) 79.12 72.42 78.46 X 80.13 X 80.13 m
5  Andriy Skvaruk (UKR) 77.95 X 79.93 X X X 79.93 m
6  Balázs Kiss (HUN) 79.22 78.44 X 79.75 79.54 X 79.75 m
7  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) X 78.35 79.20 79.72 78.57 X 79.72 m SB
8  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 78.15 X X 78.24 76.86 79.34 79.34 m
9  Adrián Annus (HUN) 77.86 75.92 78.10 78.10 m
10  Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (FIN) X 76.76 75.86 76.76 m
11  Maciej Pałyszko (POL) 74.81 75.34 75.94 75.94 m
12  Nicolas Figère (FRA) X 75.36 X 75.36 m

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