2013 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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2013 World Championships
Women's javelin throw
Venue Luzhniki Stadium
Dates 16 August (qualification)
18 August (final)
Competitors 27 from 19 nations
Winning distance 69.05 m (226 ft 612 in)
Medallists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
2011 2015
Events at the
2013 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
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

The women's javelin throw at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Luzhniki Stadium on 16–18 August.[1]

Throwing at home, defending champion and world leader Mariya Abakumova made one attempt in the trials. Her 69.09 flew past the automatic qualifying mark and turned out to be the farthest throw of the competition, leading ten other automatic qualifiers.

In the final, Abakumova couldn't match her qualifier, though she did take the first round lead with 65.09. But that was to be her best. In the second round Kimberley Mickle threw a personal best 66.25 to take the lead. The lead lasted only 5 attempts before Christina Obergföll let loose a 69.05. That was it, the only other news from the final four rounds was Mickle's second improvement on her personal best to 66.60 in the final round.

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the records were as follows:[2]

World record  Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 72.28 Stuttgart, Germany 13 September 2008
Championship record  Maria Abakumova (RUS) 71.99 Daegu, South Korea 2 September 2011
World leading  Maria Abakumova (RUS) 69.34 Castellón, Spain 22 July 2013
African record  Sunette Viljoen (RSA) 69.35 New York City, United States 9 Jun 2012
Asian record  Lu Huihui (CHN) 65.62 Zhaoqing, People's Republic of China 27 April 2013
North, Central American and Caribbean record  Olisdeilys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 Helsinki, Finland 14 August 2005
South American record  Sabina Moya (COL) 62.62 Guatemala City, Guatemala 12 May 2002
European record  Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 72.28 Stuttgart, Germany 13 September 2008
Oceanian record  Louise Currey (AUS) 66.80 Runaway Bay, Australia 5 August 2000

Qualification standards[edit]

A result[3] B result
62.00 60.00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
16 August 2013 9:30 Qualification
18 August 2013 16:00 Final

All times are local times (UTC+4)

Results[edit]

KEY: Q Qualified q 12 best performers NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Qualification[edit]

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 61.50 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advanced to the final.[4]

Rank Group Name Nationality No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 Result Notes
1 A Mariya Abakumova  Russia 69.09 69.09 Q
2 B Kimberley Mickle  Australia 59.92 65.73 65.73 Q, PB
3 A Linda Stahl  Germany 64.51 64.51 Q
3 B Sunette Viljoen  South Africa 64.51 64.51 Q, SB
5 A Kathryn Mitchell  Australia x 62.80 62.80 Q, SB
6 B Tatjana Jelača  Serbia 57.65 62.68 62.68 Q, NR
7 B Christina Obergföll  Germany 62.36 62.36 Q
8 B Viktoriya Sudarushkina  Russia x 52.88 62.20 62.20 Q
9 A Sofi Flinck  Sweden 61.96 61.96 Q, NR
10 A Vira Rebryk  Ukraine 59.49 58.60 61.70 61.70 Q
11 B Li Lingwei  China 58.62 61.51 61.51 Q, SB
12 B Nadeeka Lakmali  Sri Lanka 56.12 59.09 60.39 60.39 q
13 B Katharina Molitor  Germany 57.17 58.03 60.32 60.32
14 B Līna Mūze  Latvia 54.36 60.29 x 60.29
15 A Zhang Li  China 58.59 60.16 58.98 60.16
16 A Yuki Ebihara  Japan 58.39 59.31 59.80 59.80
17 A Krista Woodward  Canada 58.86 55.31 55.59 58.86
18 A Hanna Hatsko  Ukraine 57.82 58.63 57.55 58.63
19 B Marharyta Dorozhon  Ukraine 58.23 54.53 55.40 58.23
20 B Martina Ratej  Slovenia 56.36 57.95 x 57.95
21 B Ásdís Hjálmsdóttir  Iceland 57.36 57.65 55.98 57.65
22 B Brittany Borman  United States 53.20 57.63 x 57.63
23 A Flor Ruiz  Colombia 55.43 57.47 54.09 57.47
24 B Liina Laasma  Estonia 55.53 54.11 56.93 56.93
25 A Eliza Toader  Romania 54.47 55.76 54.64 55.76
26 A Jucilene de Lima  Brazil 54.14 55.18 x 55.18
27 A Madara Palameika  Latvia x x 53.70 53.70

Final[edit]

The final was started at 16:00.[5]

Rank Name Nationality No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6 Result Notes
1 Christina Obergföll  Germany 64.63 69.05 64.02 62.93 x x 69.05 SB
2 Kimberley Mickle  Australia 60.43 66.25 64.18 64.29 x 66.60 66.60 PB
3 Mariya Abakumova  Russia 65.09 63.78 64.33 x 60.99 58.71 65.09
4 Linda Stahl  Germany 64.78 62.58 x x x 61.81 64.78
5 Kathryn Mitchell  Australia 63.77 x 60.34 62.19 x 62.23 63.77 SB
6 Sunette Viljoen  South Africa 63.58 x 56.51 58.66 59.00 60.25 63.58
7 Viktoriya Sudarushkina  Russia 60.44 62.21 55.82 x 58.64 x 62.21
8 Li Lingwei  China 57.48 60.30 61.30 55.63 57.58 57.96 61.30
9 Tatjana Jelača  Serbia 60.38 60.63 60.81 60.81
10 Sofi Flinck  Sweden 57.56 59.52 55.56 59.52
11 Vira Rebryk  Ukraine x 58.33 x 58.33
12 Nadeeka Lakmali  Sri Lanka 55.10 58.16 55.77 58.16

References[edit]

  1. ^ Start list
  2. ^ "Records & Lists – Hammer Throw". IAAF. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  3. ^ IAAF World Championships Moscow 2013 – Standards, All Russia Athletic Federation, 2012, retrieved 8 August 2013 
  4. ^ Qualification Results
  5. ^ Final Results

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