2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

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Events at the
2007 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 event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics took place on August 26, 2007 (qualification) and August 28, 2007 (final) at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan.

Medallists[edit]

Gold Estonia Gerd Kanter (EST)
Silver Germany Robert Harting (GER)
Bronze Netherlands Rutger Smith (NED)

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]

World record  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 74.08 Neubrandenburg, East Germany 6 June 1986
Championship record  Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 70.17 Helsinki, Finland 7 August 2005

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Place Athlete Mark Notes
1 Estonia Gerd Kanter (EST) 67.45 Q
2 Netherlands Rutger Smith (NED) 66.60 Q PB
3 Hungary Zoltán Kővágó (HUN) 65.71 Q
4 Poland Piotr Małachowski (POL) 63.20 q
5 Spain Mario Pestano (ESP) 63.10 q
6 Qatar Rashid Shafi Al-Dosari (QAT) 62.68 q
7 United States Ian Waltz (USA) 62.67  
8 Saudi Arabia Sultan Mubarak Al-Dawoodi (KSA) 61.23  
9 India Vikas Gowda (IND) 61.22  
10 Russia Bogdan Pishchalnikov (RUS) 61.13  
11 Finland Frantz Kruger (FIN) 60.72  
12 Estonia Märt Israel (EST) 60.23  
13 Romania Sergiu Ursu (ROM) 59.22  
14 Japan Shigeo Hatakeyama (JPN) 55.71  
15 Turkey Ercüment Olgundeniz (TUR) 54.89  

Group B[edit]

Place Athlete Mark Notes
1 Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 66.54 Q SB
2 Germany Robert Harting (GER) 66.26 Q
3 Hungary Gábor Máté (HUN) 65.13 Q
4 Estonia Aleksander Tammert (EST) 64.41 q SB
5 Egypt Omar Ahmed El Ghazaly (EGY) 63.56 q
6 Iran Ehsan Haddadi (IRI) 62.75 q
7 Finland Mikko Kyyrö (FIN) 62.11  
8 United States Jarred Rome (USA) 61.87  
9 United States Michael Robertson (USA) 60.39  
10 Italy Hannes Kirchler (ITA) 60.34  
11 Netherlands Erik Cadee (NED) 59.98  
12 Ukraine Stanislav Nesterovskyy (UKR) 59.81  
13 Sweden Niklas Arrhenius (SWE) 58.76  
14 Jamaica Jason Morgan (JAM) 55.32  

Final[edit]

Place Athlete Mark Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Estonia Gerd Kanter (EST) 68.94  
Silver medal icon.svg Germany Robert Harting (GER) 66.68  
Bronze medal icon.svg Netherlands Rutger Smith (NED) 66.42  
4 Lithuania Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) 65.24  
5 Hungary Gábor Máté (HUN) 64.71  
6 Egypt Omar Ahmed El Ghazaly (EGY) 64.58  
7 Iran Ehsan Haddadi (IRI) 64.53  
8 Estonia Aleksander Tammert (EST) 64.33  
9 Hungary Zoltán Kővágó (HUN) 63.04  
10 Spain Mario Pestano (ESP) 62.70  
11 Qatar Rashid Shafi Al-Dosari (QAT) 62.60  
12 Poland Piotr Małachowski (POL) 60.77  

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