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

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the Men's Hammer Throw event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total number of 37 competitors, with twelve athletes reaching the final. The eight highest-ranked competitors after three rounds qualified for the final three throws to decide the medals. The qualification mark was set at 76.50 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Balázs Kiss
Hungary (HUN)
Silver  Lance Deal
United States (USA)
Bronze  Oleksandr Krykun
Ukraine (UKR)

Abbreviations[edit]

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  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Olympic Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 84.80 m September 26, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Season Best  Balázs Kiss (HUN) 81.76 m July 10, 1996 France Nice, France

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 3  Balázs Kiss (HUN) X 78.34 78.34 m
2 4  Heinz Weis (GER) 75.16 77.84 77.84 m
3 5  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) 77.64 77.64 m
4 8  Vasiliy Sidorenko (RUS) 76.64 76.64 m
5 10  Oleksandr Krykun (UKR) 73.82 75.78 75.70 75.78 m
6 12  Sergey Alay (BLR) 74.94 73.60 75.10 75.10 m
7 14  Claus Dethloff (GER) 74.60 73.68 72.68 74.60 m
8 16  Alexandros Papadimitriou (GRE) 74.42 X 74.46 74.46 m
9 17  Christophe Épalle (FRA) 74.22 73.42 73.98 74.22 m
10 19  Gilles Dupray (FRA) X 70.92 74.04 74.04 m
11 20  Pavel Sedláček (CZE) 72.60 73.98 X 73.98 m
12 24  Kevin McMahon (USA) 73.10 73.46 72.78 73.46 m
13 26  Jüri Tamm (EST) 72.14 73.16 X 73.16 m
14 27  Loris Paoluzzi (ITA) 71.38 71.68 72.82 72.82 m
15 28  Adrián Annus (HUN) 68.68 72.26 72.58 72.58 m
16 30  Tore Gustafsson (SWE) 70.36 71.02 X 71.02 m
17 31  Jan Bielecki (DEN) X X 69.40 69.40 m
18 33  Roman Linscheid (IRL) X 68.14 66.90 68.14 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Lance Deal (USA) 75.10 76.34 78.56 78.56 m
2 2  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 76.00 78.52 78.52 m
3 6  Andriy Skvaruk (UKR) 73.52 77.48 77.48 m
4 7  Enrico Sgrulletti (ITA) 77.36 77.36 m
5 9  Raphaël Piolanti (FRA) 75.46 X 76.44 76.44 m
6 11  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) 74.84 75.10 75.08 75.10 m
7 13  Alberto Sánchez (CUB) 73.16 74.22 74.82 74.82 m
8 15  Vadim Khersontsev (RUS) 73.62 74.00 74.48 74.48 m
9 18  Karsten Kobs (GER) 72.04 X 74.20 74.20 m
10 21  Aleksandr Krasko (BLR) 71.82 73.74 X 73.74 m
11 22  Zsolt Németh (HUN) 41.64 72.24 73.68 73.68 m
12 23  Marko Wahlman (FIN) 72.60 73.50 X 73.50 m
13 25  Sean Carlin (AUS) 73.32 72.00 X 73.32 m
14 29  Ken Popejoy (USA) 72.08 72.46 X 72.46 m
15 32  David Smith (GBR) X X 69.32 69.32 m
16 34  Aqarab Abbas (PAK) 65.60 X 64.34 65.60 m
17 35  Andrés Charadia (ARG) 65.26 X X 65.26 m
18 36  Vitaliy Khozhatelyov (UZB) 64.52 X X 64.52 m
2  Hristos Polyhroniou (GRE) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Balázs Kiss (HUN) 79.28 80.50 81.24 78.60 79.82 X 81.24 m
2  Lance Deal (USA) X X 76.94 75.62 77.26 81.12 81.12 m
3  Oleksandr Krykun (UKR) 76.24 77.64 79.44 X 78.14 80.02 80.02 m
4  Andriy Skvaruk (UKR) 74.24 X 79.92 75.80 76.56 X 79.92 m
5  Heinz Weis (GER) 78.78 79.30 X 78.10 78.98 79.78 79.78 m
6  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) 76.44 77.48 77.44 77.70 76.52 78.72 78.72 m
7  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 76.38 78.20 X 76.62 77.38 X 78.20 m
8  Sergey Alay (BLR) 75.46 76.68 77.38 76.50 76.38 75.78 77.38 m
9  Enrico Sgrulletti (ITA) 76.34 76.94 75.22 76.88 74.78 76.98 76.98 m
10  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) 76.30 74.90 76.64 76.64 m
11  Raphaël Piolanti (FRA) 74.34 75.24 X 75.24 m
12  Vasiliy Sidorenko (RUS) 73.62 X 74.68 74.68 m

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