Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total number of 34 competitors, with twelve of them who qualified for the final. The qualification mark was set at 83.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Jan Železný
Czech Republic (CZE)
Silver  Steve Backley
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze  Seppo Räty
Finland (FIN)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
02.08.1996 – 09:30h 02.08.1996 – 11:00h
Final Round
03.08.1996 – 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 1996 Summer Olympics
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m May 25, 1996 Germany Jena, Germany
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 89.66 m August 8, 1992 Spain Barcelona, Spain
Season Best  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m May 25, 1996 Germany Jena, Germany

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) 87.12 87.12 m
2 3  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 85.88 85.88 m
3 6  Seppo Räty (FIN) 83.66 83.66 m
4 7  Raymond Hecht (GER) 83.24 83.24 m
5 9  Peter Blank (GER) 82.68 X 82.68 m
6 10  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 78.82 X 80.98 80.98 m
7 11  Mick Hill (GBR) 77.12 X 80.48 80.48 m
8 13  Pål Arne Fagernes (NOR) 78.38 X 79.78 79.78 m
9 15  Dave Stephens (USA) 77.98 79.18 79.18 79.18 m
10 18  Emeterio González (CUB) X 77.94 74.42 77.94 m
11 20  Edgar Baumann (PAR) X 75.90 77.74 77.74 m
12 23  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) X 77.12 X 77.12 m
13 24  Sergey Voynov (UZB) 75.58 76.30 68.50 76.30 m
14 26  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 75.24 X X 75.24 m
15 29  Terry McHugh (IRL) 69.72 X 72.84 72.84 m
16 31  Chu Ki-Young (KOR) X 70.30 71.42 71.42 m
17 33  Kirt Thompson (TRI) 68.02 X 64.12 68.02 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Jan Železný (CZE) 86.52 86.52 m
2 4  Tom Pukstys (USA) 80.70 81.34 84.70 84.70 m
3 5  Steve Backley (GBR) 84.14 84.14 m
4 8  Boris Henry (GER) 83.22 83.22 m
5 12  Zhang Lianbiao (CHN) 76.24 76.76 79.88 79.88 m
6 14  Harri Hakkarainen (FIN) 77.96 79.34 X 79.34 m
7 16  Vladimir Ovchinnikov (RUS) 74.88 76.12 78.20 78.20 m
8 17  Todd Riech (USA) X 76.68 78.02 78.02 m
9 19  Dimitrios Polymerou (GRE) 76.98 X 77.82 77.82 m
10 21  Andrew Currey (AUS) 71.34 76.58 77.28 77.28 m
11 22  Andrey Moruyev (RUS) X 76.96 77.20 77.20 m
12 25  Nick Nieland (GBR) 69.54 X 75.74 75.74 m
13 27  Vladimir Parfyonov (UZB) 68.54 73.96 73.28 73.96 m
14 28  Isbel Luaces (CUB) 73.84 73.20 X 73.84 m
15 30  Donald Sild (EST) 72.54 X 68.28 72.54 m
16 32  Pius Bazighe (NGR) 68.02 70.78 65.70 70.78 m
 Vladimir Sasimovich (BLR) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Jan Železný (CZE) X 88.16 82.68 83.86 86.02 86.12 88.16 m
2nd  Steve Backley (GBR) 87.44 85.66 X 80.74 80.88 85.64 87.44 m
3rd  Seppo Räty (FIN) 83.44 86.66 76.52 84.52 81.70 86.98 86.98 m
4  Raymond Hecht (GER) 83.88 86.88 X 83.10 X 85.10 86.88 m
5  Boris Henry (GER) 81.24 85.68 X 82.58 83.94 84.08 85.68 m
6  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 82.72 85.30 81.12 X 82.28 83.78 85.30 m
7  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 82.72 80.26 X 84.02 81.98 X 84.02 m
8  Tom Pukstys (USA) 78.48 80.90 83.58 81.28 82.18 81.68 83.58 m
9  Peter Blank (GER) 76.66 81.82 X 81.82 m
10  Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) X 79.08 81.46 81.46 m
11  Zhang Lianbiao (CHN) 80.28 78.86 80.96 80.96 m
12  Mick Hill (GBR) 78.58 X X 78.58 m

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