2005 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus 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 Men's Discus Throw at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on August 6 and August 7.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna
Lithuania (LTU)
Silver Estonia Gerd Kanter
Estonia (EST)
Bronze Germany Michael Möllenbeck
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
06.08.2005 – 18:20h 06.08.2005 – 19:50h
Final Round
07.08.2005 – 18:40h

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

Qualifying[edit]

Group A[edit]

  1. Estonia Gerd Kanter, Estonia 65.76 m Q
  2. Canada Jason Tunks, Canada 64.02 m Q
  3. Germany Michael Möllenbeck, Germany 63.71 m Q
  4. South Africa Frantz Kruger, South Africa 63.44 m q
  5. United States Jarred Rome, United States 62.72 m q
  6. United States Carl Brown, United States 61.91 m
  7. Russia Bogdan Pishchalnikov, Russia 61.91 m
  8. Belgium Jo Van Daele, Belgium 61.12 m
  9. Belarus Vasiliy Kaptyukh, Belarus 61.04 m
  10. Cuba Frank Casañas, Cuba 60.94 m
  11. Argentina Jorge Balliengo, Argentina 60.40 m
  12. Iran Abbas Samimi, Iran 60.25 m
  13. Hungary Gábor Máté, Hungary 58.97 m

Group B[edit]

  1. Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna, Lithuania 68.79 m Q
  2. Germany Lars Riedel, Germany 66.22 m Q (SB)
  3. Spain Mario Pestano, Spain 65.04 m Q
  4. Poland Andrzej Krawczyk, Poland 64.51 m Q
  5. Hungary Zoltán Kővágó, Hungary 64.30 m Q
  6. United States Ian Waltz, United States 64.30 m Q
  7. Estonia Aleksander Tammert, Estonia 64.02 m Q
  8. Czech Republic Libor Malina, Czech Republic 62.41 m
  9. India Vikas Gowda, India 62.04 m
  10. Hungary Roland Varga, Hungary 61.94 m
  11. China Tao Wu, China 61.75 m
  12. Norway Gaute Myklebust, Norway 60.00 m
  13. Finland Timo Tompuri, Finland 59.11 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 63.93 67.90 68.10 66.75 X 70.17 70.17 m CR
2  Gerd Kanter (EST) X 64.69 65.10 68.57 65.53 62.64 68.57 m
3  Michael Möllenbeck (GER) X 65.24 64.99 65.95 X 65.95 m
4  Aleksander Tammert (EST) 62.28 63.59 63.18 64.18 63.50 64.84 64.84 m
5  Ian Waltz (USA) 63.88 64.05 X X 64.27 64.02 64.27 m
6  Frantz Kruger (RSA) 63.19 61.47 60.92 63.64 64.23 X 64.23 m
7  Jarred Rome (USA) 64.22 61.87 X 62.64 63.68 X 64.22 m
8  Jason Tunks (CAN) 63.39 63.77 X X X X 63.77 m
9  Lars Riedel (GER) 63.05 X 62.47 63.05 m
10  Zoltán Kővágó (HUN) 62.94 62.68 59.61 62.94 m
11  Mario Pestano (ESP) 62.75 60.32 X 62.75 m
12  Andrzej Krawczyk (POL) 59.58 61.00 62.71 62.71 m

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