2005 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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Events at the
2005 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 women
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
 

The Women's Javelin Throw event at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on August 12 and August 14. It was a high-quality contest where Olympic champion Osleidys Menéndez set a new world record whereas Christina Obergföll set a new European record.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Cuba Osleidys Menéndez
Cuba (CUB)
Silver Germany Christina Obergföll
Germany (GER)
Bronze Germany Steffi Nerius
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
12.08.2005 – 13:20h 12.08.2005 – 14:40h
Final Round
14.08.2005 – 19:25h

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 2005 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.54 m July 1, 2001 Greece Rethymno, Greece
Event Record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 69.53 m August 6, 2001 Canada Edmonton, Canada
Season Best  Sonia Bisset (CUB) 67.67 m July 6, 2005 Spain Salamanca, Spain
Broken records during the 2005 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 m August 14, 2005 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Event Record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 m August 14, 2005 Finland Helsinki, Finland

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 2  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 65.77 65.77 m
2 4  Christina Obergföll (GER) X 59.60 61.59 61.59 m
3 6  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 56.52 55.58 61.06 61.06 m SB
4 8  Goldie Sayers (GBR) 60.67 60.67 m
5 9  Christina Scherwin (DEN) X 60.11 X 60.11 m
6 12  Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 54.35 57.15 59.06 59.06 m
7 15  Mercedes Chilla (ESP) X 57.82 58.38 58.38 m
8 18  Olha Ivankova (UKR) 56.56 55.56 56.53 56.56 m
9 19  Claudia Coslovich (ITA) 54.29 55.78 X 55.78 m
10 21  Kim Kreiner (USA) 55.05 50.55 52.88 55.05 m
11 23  Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan (ROM) X 50.66 54.68 54.68 m
12 24  Noraida Bicet (CUB) X 54.52 X 54.52 m
13 25  Inga Stasiulionyté (LTU) 54.38 51.22 51.53 54.38 m
14 26  Moonika Aava (EST) 50.57 54.24 52.60 54.24 m
15 28  Mariya Yakovenko (RUS) 50.37 49.85 49.93 50.37 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Result Note
1 2 3
1 2  Steffi Nerius (GER) 66.52 66.52 m PB
2 3  Sonia Bisset (CUB) 64.50 64.50 m
3 5  Laverne Eve (BAH) 54.27 57.68 61.12 61.12 m SB
4 7  Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 58.53 X 60.83 60.83 m SB
5 10  Zahra Bani (ITA) 60.09 X 55.76 60.09 m
6 11  Rumyana Karapetrova (BUL) 57.45 59.22 58.07 59.22 m
7 13  Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 57.21 56.51 58.74 58.74 m
8 14  Olivia McKoy (JAM) 58.49 X 54.63 58.49 m
9 16  Barbara Madejczyk (POL) 48.11 57.14 56.66 57.14 m
10 17  Inga Kožarenoka (LAT) 53.78 56.71 50.46 56.71 m
11 20  Nikolett Szabó (HUN) 53.01 52.26 55.17 55.17 m
12 22  Savva Lika (GRE) 48.33 50.24 55.03 55.03 m
13 27  Juan Xue (CHN) 50.53 53.81 X 53.81 m
14 29  Serafina Akeli (SAM) 43.52 47.37 46.59 47.37 m
 Mirela Manjani (GRE) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 X 65.53 63.80 71.70 m WR
2nd  Christina Obergföll (GER) 61.55 70.03 59.67 70.03 m AR
3rd  Steffi Nerius (GER) 65.96 X X 64.26 64.35 X 65.96 m
4  Christina Scherwin (DEN) 59.36 62.32 60.04 63.43 X X 63.43 m NR
5  Zahra Bani (ITA) 55.28 60.71 54.06 X 56.16 62.75 62.75 m PB
6  Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 62.64 X X X 56.89 X 62.64 m SB
7  Sonia Bisset (CUB) X 59.55 59.71 58.62 61.75 60.57 61.75 m
8  Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 57.30 57.99 56.78 X X 56.63 57.99 m
9  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 56.77 55.70 57.54 57.54 m
10  Laverne Eve (BAH) X 51.96 57.10 57.10 m
11  Rumyana Karapetrova (BUL) 57.06 53.54 55.73 57.06 m
12  Goldie Sayers (GBR) 54.44 54.16 52.94 54.44 m

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