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

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Athletics at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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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
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the women's javelin throw event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total of 25 participating athletes. The top 12 and ties, and all those reaching 62.50 metres advanced to the final. The javelin used was an "old design" rough surfaced javelin.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Silke Renk
Germany (GER)
Silver  Natalya Shikolenko
Unified Team (EUN)
Bronze  Karen Forkel
Germany (GER)

Abbreviations[edit]

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 1992 Summer Olympics
World Record  Petra Felke (GDR) 80.00 m September 9, 1988 East Germany Potsdam, East Germany
Olympic Record  Petra Felke (GDR) 74.68 m September 26, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
  • The World and Olympic record holder Petra Felke competed in this event under the name Petra Meier.

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 67.20 67.20 m
2 6  Donna Mayhew (USA) 58.76 58.02 61.24 61.24 m
3 7  Kinga Zsigmond (HUN) 58.18 55.60 60.74 60.74 m
4 8  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 60.70 X 53.20 60.70 m
5 9  Petra Meier (GER) 60.58 59.42 57.40 60.58 m
6 10  Louise McPaul (AUS) 58.00 59.24 60.56 60.56 m
7 12  Dulce García (CUB) 60.44 X 57.02 60.44 m SB
8 14  Xu Demei (CHN) X X 59.98 59.98 m
9 17  Kirsten Smith (NZL) X 53.82 59.34 59.34 m
10 20  Irina Kostyuchenkova (EUN) X 57.96 X 57.96 m
11 21  Anna Verouli (GRE) 55.82 56.96 56.60 56.96 m
12 24  Vijitha Amerasekera (SRI) X 48.00 44.70 48.00 m
 Päivi Alafrantti (FIN) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Natalya Shikolenko (EUN) 67.36 67.36 m
2 3  Karen Forkel (GER) 62.28 61.48 65.44 65.44 m
3 4  Silke Renk (GER) 65.38 65.38 m
4 5  Heli Rantanen (FIN) 63.98 63.98 m
5 11  Yelena Svezhentseva (EUN) 54.66 60.44 57.76 60.44 m SB
6 13  Isel López (CUB) X X 60.42 60.42 m
7 15  Ha Xiaoyan (CHN) 59.70 56.58 58.38 59.70 m
8 16  Antoaneta Selenska (BUL) 59.40 57.86 57.78 59.40 m
9 18  Teresė Nekrošaitė (LTU) 58.28 X X 58.28 m
10 19  Genowefa Patla (POL) X 55.14 58.18 58.18 m
11 22  Lee Young-Sun (KOR) 55.10 X 54.54 55.10 m
12 23  Paula Berry (USA) 48.70 X 49.00 49.00 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Silke Renk (GER) 67.24 62.08 65.34 65.62 65.62 68.34 68.34 m
2  Natalya Shikolenko (EUN) 68.26 67.42 X X X X 68.26 m
3  Karen Forkel (GER) 65.02 X 62.76 65.84 66.86 66.80 66.86 m
4  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 63.58 X 62.60 X X 59.80 63.58 m
5  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 59.52 58.52 63.54 X 59.70 X 63.54 m
6  Heli Rantanen (FIN) 62.34 59.62 X 58.02 61.36 58.76 62.34 m
7  Petra Meier (GER) X 58.36 58.34 X 57.54 59.02 59.02 m
8  Dulce García (CUB) 54.56 58.00 58.26 X X X 58.26 m
9  Yelena Svezhentseva (EUN) 56.50 57.32 53.82 57.32 m
10  Kinga Zsigmond (HUN) 56.54 54.78 55.16 56.54 m
11  Louise McPaul (AUS) 54.92 56.00 X 56.00 m
12  Donna Mayhew (USA) X 55.68 54.36 55.68 m

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