Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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The men's javelin throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had 18 competitors in one qualifying group. The qualifying round was staged on July 26, with the mark[clarification needed] set at 80.00 metres (262.47 ft). Twelve advanced to the final, which took place the following day.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Dainis Kula
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver  Aleksandr Makarov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze  Wolfgang Hanisch
East Germany (GDR)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
26.07.1980 – 12:25h
Final Round
27.07.1980 – 17:15h

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1980 Summer Olympics
World Record  Ferenc Paragi (HUN) 96.72 m April 23, 1980 Hungary Tata, Hungary
Olympic Record  Miklós Németh (HUN) 94.58 m July 25, 1976 Canada Montreal, Canada

Qualification[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1  Ferenc Paragi (HUN) X 72.60 88.76 88.76 m
2  Wolfgang Hanisch (GDR) 75.24 85.82 85.82 m
3  Dainis Kula (URS) 85.76 85.76 m
4  Miklós Németh (HUN) 84.84 84.84 m
5  Antero Puranen (FIN) 74.78 84.02 84.02 m
6  Aleksandr Makarov (URS) 83.32 83.32 m
7  Heino Puuste (URS) 82.96 82.96 m
8  Justin Arop (UGA) 63.02 76.64 82.68 82.68 m
9  Aimo Aho (FIN) 70.84 78.50 82.12 82.12 m
10  Pentti Sinersaari (FIN) X 80.30 80.30 m
11  Detlef Fuhrmann (GDR) 72.12 X 78.80 78.80 m
12  Stefan Stoykov (BUL) 70.62 78.74 71.00 78.74 m
13  Detlef Michel (GDR) 73.30 78.34 X 78.34 m
14  David Ottley (GBR) X 77.20 71.94 77.20 m
15  Dariusz Adamus (POL) 69.68 75.72 76.82 76.82 m
16  Zakayo Malekwa (TAN) 71.58 X 61.66 71.58 m
17  Inoussa Dangou (BEN) 54.20 63.56 X 63.56 m
18  Milkessa Chalchisa (ETH) X 51.04 47.68 51.04 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Dainis Kula (URS) X X 88.88 91.20 X X 91.20 m
2  Aleksandr Makarov (URS) 85.84 83.48 X 84.40 88.04 89.64 89.64 m
3  Wolfgang Hanisch (GDR) 86.72 73.74 84.04 X X X 86.72 m
4  Heino Puuste (URS) 86.10 X X X 86.10 m
5  Antero Puranen (FIN) 85.12 X X 78.14 X 82.94 85.12 m
6  Pentti Sinersaari (FIN) 75.08 84.34 82.86 X X X 84.34 m
7  Detlef Fuhrmann (GDR) 68.44 81.02 81.44 83.50 80.42 80.96 83.50 m
8  Miklós Németh (HUN) 76.60 74.06 81.46 81.38 82.40 76.22 82.40 m
9  Aimo Aho (FIN) 75.82 80.58 78.86 80.58 m
10  Ferenc Paragi (HUN) X 75.46 79.52 79.52 m
11  Stefan Stoykov (BUL) 77.32 74.38 79.04 79.04 m
12  Justin Arop (UGA) 53.56 77.34 X 77.34 m

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