2009 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin throw

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Events at the
2009 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 Javelin Throw at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany on August 21 and August 23. The second qualification group was interrupted for one hour, after the 2nd throw, due to heavy rain.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Norway Andreas Thorkildsen
 (Norway)
Silver Cuba Guillermo Martínez
 (Cuba)
Bronze Japan Yukifumi Murakami
 (Japan)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
21.08.2009 – 16:15h 21.08.2009 – 18:15h
Final Round
23.08.2009 – 16:20h

Qualification standards[edit]

A standard B standard
81.00 m 78.00 m

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 2009 World Athletics Championships
World record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
Championship record  Jan Železný (CZE) 92.80 Edmonton, Canada 12 August 2001
World leading  Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 91.28 Zurich, Switzerland 28 August 2009
African record  Marius Corbett (RSA) 88.75 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 21 September 1998
Asian record  Kazuhiro Mizoguchi (JPN) 87.60 San Jose, United States 27 May 1989
North American record  Breaux Greer (USA) 91.29 Indianapolis, United States 21 June 2007
South American record  Edgar Baumann (PAR) 84.70 San Marcos, United States 17 October 1999
European record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
Oceanian record  Jarrod Bannister (AUS) 89.02 Brisbane, Australia 29 February 2008

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 82.00 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.

Rank Group Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 B Vadims Vasiļevskis  Latvia 86.69 86.69 Q
2 A Yukifumi Murakami  Japan 74.87 83.10 83.10 Q, PB
3 A Guillermo Martínez  Cuba x 76.69 82.50 82.50 Q
4 A Tero Pitkämäki  Finland 80.96 x 81.65 81.65 q
5 B Mark Frank  Germany 79.04 80.85 - 80.85 q
6 A Andreas Thorkildsen  Norway x 80.37 79.93 80.37 q
7 B Teemu Wirkkala  Finland 76.82 79.84 79.23 79.84 q
8 A Ainārs Kovals  Latvia 79.76 x x 79.76 q
9 B Petr Frydrych  Czech Republic 79.57 78.14 72.73 79.57 q
10 A Tero Järvenpää  Finland 77.22 x 79.48 79.48 q
11 B Sean Furey  United States x 74.51 79.28 79.28 q, SB
12 B Antti Ruuskanen  Finland 78.61 78.69 76.82 78.69 q
13 A Sergey Makarov  Russia 78.68 x 78.47 78.68
14 B Stuart Farquhar  New Zealand 72.84 74.54 78.53 78.53
15 A Csongor Olteán  Hungary 74.75 x 78.46 78.46
16 A Mihkel Kukk  Estonia 72.63 76.70 78.18 78.18
17 A Mike Hazle  United States x 76.98 78.17 78.17
18 A Park Jae-Myong  South Korea 75.62 76.17 78.16 78.16
19 B Fatih Avan  Turkey 78.12 x 68.12 78.12
20 B Alexandr Ivanov  Russia x 77.13 78.00 78.00
21 A Qin Qiang  China 76.87 75.40 77.65 77.65
22 A Roman Avramenko  Ukraine 73.85 76.46 77.44 77.44
23 B Tom Goyvaerts  Belgium 77.37 x 73.62 77.37
24 B Chris Hill  United States 70.23 75.20 77.14 77.14
25 A Aliaksandr Ashomka  Belarus 72.83 76.85 76.04 76.85
26 A Ēriks Rags  Latvia 76.23 x 75.97 76.23
27 B Oleksandr Pyatnytsya  Ukraine 76.13 75.61 x 76.13
28 A Vítězslav Veselý  Czech Republic 75.16 75.76 69.48 75.76
29 B Uladzimir Kazlou  Belarus x 73.17 75.38 75.38
30 A Jonas Lohse  Sweden x 75.33 74.46 75.33
31 B Igor Janik  Poland 75.20 x x 75.20
32 A Melik Janoyan  Armenia 68.74 74.74 72.75 74.74 SB
33 A Adrian Markowski  Poland 68.84 72.87 74.13 74.13
34 A Tino Häber  Germany 73.66 74.11 73.64 74.11
35 A Stefan Müller   Switzerland 71.09 71.63 72.83 72.83
36 B Jung Sang-Jin  South Korea x 72.80 x 72.80
37 B Arley Ibargüen  Colombia 69.49 72.54 x 72.54
38 B Ilya Korotkov  Russia 71.59 70.37 x 71.59
39 A Thomas Smet  Belgium 70.35 x 68.23 70.35
40 B Mohamed Ali Kebabou  Egypt 64.68 68.75 - 68.75
41 A Víctor Fatecha  Paraguay 66.31 68.65 65.93 68.65
42 B Júlio César de Oliveira  Brazil 67.85 68.49 x 68.49
43 A Tomas Intas  Lithuania 68.40 x x 68.40
44 B John Robert Oosthuizen  South Africa 67.86 x 67.57 67.86
45 B Mervyn Luckwell  Great Britain 65.02 61.42 66.30 66.30
B Ignacio Guerra  Chile x x x NM
B Tanel Laanmäe  Estonia x x - NM
B Andrus Värnik  Estonia DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st Andreas Thorkildsen  Norway 77.80 89.59 88.95 x - - 89.59 SB
2nd Guillermo Martínez  Cuba 83.43 83.28 78.22 77.27 - 86.41 86.41 SB
3rd Yukifumi Murakami  Japan 76.01 82.97 x x - 77.90 82.97
4 Vadims Vasilevskis  Latvia x x 82.05 x x 82.37 82.37
5 Tero Pitkämäki  Finland 81.90 81.14 80.50 x 80.17 81.14 81.90
6 Antti Ruuskanen  Finland 75.36 75.67 81.87 78.65 x 80.87 81.87
7 Ainārs Kovals  Latvia x 81.54 x x 75.98 76.39 81.54
8 Mark Frank  Germany 73.77 79.86 x x x 81.32 81.32
9 Teemu Wirkkala  Finland 79.76 x 79.82 79.82
10 Petr Frydrych  Czech Republic 78.57 x 79.29 79.29
11 Tero Järvenpää  Finland 75.43 x 75.57 75.57
12 Sean Furey  United States 73.18 74.51 73.77 74.51

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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