Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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These are the official results of the Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 32 participating athletes. The final was held on August 8, 1992, and the qualifying round on August 7, 1992 with the qualification mark set at 80.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Jan Železný
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Silver  Seppo Räty
Finland (FIN)
Bronze  Steve Backley
Great Britain (GBR)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
07.08.1992 – 09:25h 07.08.1992 – 10:45h
Final Round
08.08.1992 – 18:55h

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 1992 Summer Olympics
World Record  Steve Backley (GBR) 91.46 m January 25, 1992 New Zealand North Shore, New Zealand
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 85.90 m September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Broken records during the 1992 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 89.66 m August 8, 1992 Spain Barcelona, Spain

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (TCH) 83.96 83.96 m
2 2  Tom Pukstys (USA) 74.30 81.16 81.16 m
3 4  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 76.28 X 81.04 81.04 m
4 9  Juha Laukkanen (FIN) X 77.14 79.78 79.78 m
5 10  Mick Hill (GBR) 76.30 76.76 79.66 79.66 m
6 11  Siggi Einarsson (ISL) 76.06 77.02 79.50 79.50 m
7 13  Viktor Zaitsev (EUN) 75.24 X 79.12 79.12 m
8 16  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 75.78 X 77.70 77.70 m
9 17  Ivan Mustapić (CRO) 75.66 77.50 X 77.50 m
10 20  Julián Sotelo (ESP) X 75.34 72.98 75.34 m
11 21  Brian Crouser (USA) 71.42 74.98 X 74.98 m
12 25  Zhang Lianbiao (CHN) 70.84 73.86 73.68 73.86 m
13 26  Nigel Bevan (GBR) X 73.78 X 72.78 m
14 27  Terry McHugh (IRL) 70.76 73.26 71.64 73.26 m
15 29  Stephen Feraday (CAN) 70.94 X X 70.94 m
16 31  Ahmed Nesaif (BRN) 55.24 53.80 52.30 55.24 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 3  Volker Hadwich (GER) 81.10 81.10 m
2 5  Steve Backley (GBR) 79.36 80.76 80.76 m
3 6  Seppo Räty (FIN) 78.96 80.24 80.24 m
4 7  Andrey Shevchuk (EUN) 80.22 80.22 m
5 7  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 80.22 80.22 m
6 12  Michael Barnett (USA) 77.08 79.14 75.34 79.14 m
7 14  Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 76.18 76.82 78.70 78.70 m
8 15  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 76.28 77.70 77.88 77.88 m
9 18  Dmitriy Polyunin (EUN) X 75.70 76.40 76.40 m
10 19  Mārcis Štrobinders (LAT) 73.76 X 76.32 76.32 m
11 22  Peter Borglund (SWE) 71.38 74.72 72.70 74.72 m
12 23  Masami Yoshida (JPN) 71.66 73.68 73.88 72.88 m
13 24  Vadim Bavikim (ISR) 73.88 X 73.24 73.88 m
14 28  Kim Ki-Hoon (KOR) 72.68 69.30 68.26 72.68 m
15 30  Nery Kennedy (PAR) 65.00 55.10 59.34 65.00 m
2  Ghanim Mabrouk (KUW) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Jan Železný (TCH) 89.66 X X 88.18 86.28 X 89.66 m OR
2nd  Seppo Räty (FIN) 78.50 86.60 81.44 83.22 X X 86.60 m
3rd  Steve Backley (GBR) 82.44 82.02 79.46 83.38 78.32 79.86 83.38 m
4  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) X 82.62 X X X X 82.62 m
5  Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 79.52 75.02 77.96 X X 80.34 80.34 m
6  Juha Laukkanen (FIN) 77.44 X 74.56 76.92 79.20 78.46 79.20 m
7  Michael Barnett (USA) 78.64 78.58 X 77.70 74.12 X 78.64 m
8  Andrey Shevchuk (EUN) 77.00 X 77.74 X X 73.42 77.74 m
9  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 74.46 77.08 76.78 77.08 m
10  Tom Pukstys (USA) 76.72 X 72.12 76.72 m
11  Mick Hill (GBR) 75.50 X 72.02 75.50 m
12  Volker Hadwich (GER) 75.28 72.98 70.12 75.28 m

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