2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin 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
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
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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
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 Javelin Throw event at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada. There were a total number of 27 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday August 12, 2001. The qualification mark was set at 84.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Czech Republic Jan Železný
Czech Republic (CZE)
Silver Finland Aki Parviainen
Finland (FIN)
Bronze Greece Kostas Gatsioudis
Greece (GRE)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
10.08.2001 – 19:10h 10.08.2001 – 21:00h
Final Round
12.08.2001 – 14:40h

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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m May 25, 1996 Germany Jena, Germany
Event Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 89.58 m August 13, 1995 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Season Best  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 92.41 m June 24, 2001 Finland Vaasa, Finland
Broken records during the 2001 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 91.31 m August 12, 2001 Canada Edmonton, Canada
Event Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 92.80 m
Season Best

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) 87.81 87.81 m
2 4  Raymond Hecht (GER) 84.90 84.90 m
3 6  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 81.99 77.86 84.13 84.13 m
4 8  Alexandr Ivanov (RUS) 83.18 78.04 X 83.18 m
5 12  Li Rongxiang (CHN) 81.39 81.78 80.71 81.78 m SB
6 14  Steve Backley (GBR) 81.50 80.63 81.40 81.50 m
7 15  Harri Haatainen (FIN) X 79.61 81.43 81.43 m
8 16  Dariusz Trafas (POL) 79.06 81.38 81.07 81.38 m
9 17  Peter Blank (GER) 80.96 79.11 X 80.96 m
10 18  Emeterio González (CUB) 74.38 79.71 72.96 79.71 m
11 20  Tom Pukstys (USA) 78.10 X 72.88 78.10 m
12 22  Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 77.91 X 71.59 77.91 m
13 23  Sergey Voynov (UZB) 76.77 X X 76.77 m
2  Matti Närhi (FIN) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (CZE) 90.76 90.76 m CR
2 3  Boris Henry (GER) 86.53 86.53 m SB
3 5  Mick Hill (GBR) 84.88 84.88 m SB
4 7  Breaux Greer (USA) 83.60 79.26 83.60 m
5 9  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 81.80 82.92 80.10 82.92 m
6 10  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) 76.13 X 81.85 81.85 m
7 11  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 81.82 X 81.17 81.82 m
8 13  Scott Russell (CAN) 79.98 80.04 81.66 81.66 m NR
9 19  Juha Laukkanen (FIN) 78.28 X X 78.28 m
10 21  Nick Nieland (GBR) 78.02 71.61 X 78.02 m
11 24  Terry McHugh (IRL) 71.99 75.49 73.12 75.49 m
12 25  Marc Van Mensel (BEL) 71.89 X X 71.89 m
13 26  Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 66.42 X 68.41 68.41 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Jan Železný (CZE) 81.76 92.80 89.45 X 87.28 X 92.80 m CR
2  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 91.31 X X X X X 91.31 m
3  Kostas Gatsioudis (GRE) X 88.39 87.54 89.95 X X 89.95 m
4  Breaux Greer (USA) 87.00 85.61 X X X X 87.00 m PB
5  Raymond Hecht (GER) 80.61 80.24 86.46 X 81.59 X 86.46 m
6  Boris Henry (GER) 80.70 85.52 84.52 X 85.51 85.33 85.52 m
7  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 83.64 78.59 X X 83.64 m
8  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 77.83 79.56 82.82 X 79.66 X 82.82 m
9  Li Rongxiang (CHN) 79.98 81.80 81.70 81.80 m SB
10  Alexandr Ivanov (RUS) X 78.85 80.56 80.56 m
11  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) X X 79.70 79.70 m
12  Mick Hill (GBR) 77.81 X X 77.81 m

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