2003 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

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Events at the
2003 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 2003 World Championships in Paris, France. There were a total number of 27 participating athletes, with the final held on Tuesday 26 August 2003.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna
Lithuania (LTU)
Silver Hungary Róbert Fazekas
Hungary (HUN)
Bronze Belarus Vasiliy Kaptyukh
Belarus (BLR)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
24.08.2003 – 09:45h 24.08.2003 – 11:35h
Final Round
26.08.2003 – 19:50h

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 Saturday 23 August 2003
RANK FINAL GROUP A
1.  Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR) 65.76 m
2.  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) 65.19 m
3.  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 65.04 m
4.  Róbert Fazekas (HUN) 64.44 m
5.  Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 63.21 m
6.  Jason Tunks (CAN) 63.00 m
7.  Mario Pestano (ESP) 62.63 m
8.  Sergiu Ursu (ROU) 61.98 m
9.  Jo Van Daele (BEL) 61.64 m
10.  Casey Malone (USA) 61.50 m
11.  Nick Petrucci (USA) 59.58 m
12.  Lois Maikel Martínez (CUB) 57.87 m
13.  Gerd Kanter (EST) 56.63 m


RANK FINAL GROUP B
1.  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 68.29 m
2.  Lars Riedel (GER) 64.51 m
3.  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 63.53 m
4.  Carl Brown (USA) 63.01 m
5.  Leonid Cherevko (BLR) 62.46 m
6.  Rutger Smith (NED) 61.55 m
7.  Diego Fortuna (ITA) 61.46 m
8.  Libor Malina (CZE) 61.35 m
9.  Zoltán Kővágó (HUN) 61.31 m
10.  Aleksandr Borichevskiy (RUS) 60.21 m
11.  Frank Casañas (CUB) 59.99 m
12.  Chima Ugwu (NGR) 58.13 m
 Yuriy Bilonoh (UKR) NM
 Gábor Máté (HUN) NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Throws Result Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 69.69 X 66.14 68.75 X X 69.69 m SB
2nd  Róbert Fazekas (HUN) 66.86 69.01 X 64.94 65.63 68.78 69.01 m
3rd  Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR) 66.51 66.15 62.79 63.71 64.72 62.62 66.51 m SB
4  Lars Riedel (GER) 66.28 63.81 66.28 X 65.51 62.67 66.28 m
5  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) 62.27 66.11 65.49 66.23 X X 66.23 m
6  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 65.26 61.28 65.16 60.83 X X 65.26 m
7  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 61.15 63.02 X 64.50 60.88 61.86 64.50 m
8  Mario Pestano (ESP) 64.39 63.92 61.97 61.86 63.29 X 64.39 m
9  Carl Brown (USA) 58.11 61.23 62.66 62.66 m
10  Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 62.24 62.28 61.21 62.28 m
11  Jason Tunks (CAN) 60.61 60.01 62.21 62.21 m
12  Leonid Cherevko (BLR) 58.67 X 61.90 61.90 m

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