Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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The Men's Javelin Throw at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Olympic Stadium on Friday, 22 September and Saturday, 23 September.

The qualifying athletes progressed through to the final where the qualifying distances are scrapped and they start afresh with up to six throws. The qualifying distance was 83.00 metres. For all qualifiers who did not achieve the standard, the remaining spaces in the final were filled by the longest throws until a total of 12 qualifiers.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Jan Železný
Czech Republic (CZE)
Silver  Steve Backley
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze  Sergey Makarov
Russia (RUS)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
22.09.2000 – 11:30h 22.09.2000 – 13:25h
Final Round
23.09.2000 – 20:30h

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 2000 Summer Olympics
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m 25 May 1996 Germany Jena, Germany
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 89.66 m 8 August 1992 Spain Barcelona, Spain
Broken records during the 2000 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 90.17 m 23 September 2000 Australia Sydney, Australia

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) 88.41 88.41 m
2 3  Pål Arne Fagernes (NOR) X 81.49 86.74 86.74 m NR
3 4  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 85.60 85.60 m
4 6  Raymond Hecht (GER) 81.12 81.93 84.00 84.00 m SB
5 7  Dariusz Trafas (POL) 76.58 83.98 83.98 m PB
6 10  Emeterio González (CUB) 78.70 82.64 77.72 82.64 m
7 13  Nick Nieland (GBR) 72.32 82.12 X 82.12 m
8 15  Andrus Värnik (EST) 67.76 74.16 81.34 81.34 m
9 16  Andrew Martin (AUS) 78.65 X 81.31 81.31 m
10 17  Gregor Högler (AUT) 80.89 76.57 80.05 80.89 m
11 18  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) 80.08 X X 80.08 m
12 19  Harri Haatainen (FIN) 79.93 X 78.46 79.93 m
13 20  Terry McHugh (IRL) 79.90 77.33 79.40 79.90 m
14 21  Adrian Hatcher (AUS) 77.58 79.23 X 79.23 m
15 30  Jagdish Bishnoi (IND) 70.86 69.77 X 70.86 m
16 31  Song Dong-Hyun (KOR) 68.85 70.48 67.98 70.48 m
17 34  Ali Saleh Al-Jadani (KSA) X X 68.70 68.70 m
 Harri Hakkarainen (FIN) NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (CZE) 89.39 89.39 m
2 5  Boris Henry (GER) 84.58 84.58 m
3 8  Steve Backley (GBR) 83.74 83.74 m
4 9  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 80.61 76.83 83.73 83.73 m
5 11  Breaux Greer (USA) 82.63 80.32 77.61 82.63 m PB
6 12  Michael Hill (GBR) 78.55 82.24 X 82.24 m
7 14  Vladimir Ovchinnikov (RUS) 77.82 X 82.10 82.10 m
8 22  Andrew Currey (AUS) 78.12 76.38 75.47 78.12 m
9 23  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 78.06 76.56 74.07 78.06 m
10 24  Vladimir Sasimovich (BLR) 74.64 X 78.04 78.04 m
11 25  Sergey Voynov (UZB) X 75.89 74.98 75.89 m
12 26  Ēriks Rags (LAT) X 75.75 X 75.75 m
13 27  Marián Bokor (SVK) 71.03 75.49 X 75.49 m
14 28  Isbel Luaces (CUB) 75.17 X 74.25 75.17 m
15 29  Arūnas Jurkšas (LTU) 71.36 73.05 X 73.05 m
16 32  Maher Ridane (TUN) X 66.97 70.35 70.35 m
17 33  Nery Kennedy (PAR) 66.05 69.17 70.26 70.26 m
18 35  Dmitriy Shnayder (KGZ) X 65.00 66.40 66.40 m

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Distance Group Note
1  Jan Železný (CZE) 89.39 m B
2  Kostas Gatsioudis (GRE) 88.41 m A
3  Pål Arne Fagernes (NOR) 86.74 m A NR
4  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 85.60 m A
5  Boris Henry (GER) 84.58 m B
6  Raymond Hecht (GER) 84.00 m A SB
7  Dariusz Trafas (POL) 83.98 m A PB
8  Steve Backley (GBR) 83.74 m B
9  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 83.73 m B
10  Emeterio González (CUB) 82.64 m A
11  Breaux Greer (USA) 82.63 m B PB
12  Michael Hill (GBR) 82.24 m B
13  Nick Nieland (GBR) 82.12 m A
14  Vladimir Ovchinnikov (RUS) 82.10 m B
15  Andrus Värnik (EST) 81.34 m A
16  Andrew Martin (AUS) 81.31 m A
17  Gregor Högler (AUT) 80.89 m A
18  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) 80.08 m A
19  Harri Haatainen (FIN) 79.93 m A
20  Terry McHugh (IRL) 79.90 m A
21  Adrian Hatcher (AUS) 79.23 m A
22  Andrew Currey (AUS) 78.12 m B
23  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 78.06 m B
24  Vladimir Sasimovich (BLR) 78.04 m B
25  Sergey Voynov (UZB) 75.89 m B
26  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 75.75 m B
27  Marián Bokor (SVK) 75.49 m B
28  Isbel Luaces (CUB) 75.17 m B
29  Arūnas Jurkšas (LTU) 73.05 m B
30  Jagdish Bishnoi (IND) 70.86 m A
31  Song Dong-Hyeon (KOR) 70.48 m A
32  Maher Ridane (TUN) 70.35 m B
33  Nery Kennedy (PAR) 70.26 m B
34  Ali Saleh Al-Jadani (KSA) 68.70 m A
35  Dmitry Shnayder (KGZ) 66.40 m B
 Harri Hakkarainen (FIN) NM A

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Jan Železný (CZE) 89.41 X 90.17 X X 88.97 90.17 m OR
2nd  Steve Backley (GBR) 86.25 89.85 X 80.99 X X 89.85 m SB
3rd  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 88.67 85.90 X X 86.67 85.30 88.67 m
4  Raymond Hecht (GER) 87.76 X X X 76.11 87.76 m SB
5  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 86.62 82.49 84.01 X X 78.42 86.62 m
6  Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) 85.06 X 83.73 83.53 86.53 83.32 86.53 m
7  Boris Henry (GER) 82.94 80.78 83.45 X 85.78 83.31 85.78 m
8  Emeterio González (CUB) 76.13 78.55 83.33 X X 77.19 83.33 m
9  Pål Arne Fagernes (NOR) 80.06 83.04 72.01 83.04 m
10  Dariusz Trafas (POL) 75.11 82.30 82.01 82.30 m
11  Michael Hill (GBR) 81.00 80.92 X 81.00 m
12  Breaux Greer (USA) 74.16 X 79.91 79.91 m

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