Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's hammer throw

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Athletics at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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The Women's Hammer Throw event at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday, 27 September and Friday, 29 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 65.50 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  Kamila Skolimowska
Poland (POL)
Silver  Olga Kuzenkova
Russia (RUS)
Bronze  Kirsten Münchow
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
27.09.2000 – 09:00h 27.09.2000 – 11:00h
Final Round
29.09.2000 – 19:00h

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  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 76.06 m 29 August 1999 Switzerland Rüdlingen, Switzerland
Olympic Record New Event
Seasons Best  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 75.68 m 4 June 2000 Russia Tula, Russia
Broken records during the 2000 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 70.60 m 27 September 2000 Australia Sydney, Australia
Olympic Record  Kamila Skolimowska (POL) 71.16 m 29 September 2000 Australia Sydney, Australia

Qualifying[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 70.60 70.60 m OR
2  Kamila Skolimowska (POL) 66.30 66.30 m
3  Yipsi Moreno (CUB) 65.74 65.74 m
4  Dawn Ellerbe (USA) 64.91 63.27 57.99 64.91 m
5  Svetlana Sudak (BLR) X X 63.83 63.83 m
6  Lorraine Shaw (GBR) 63.21 62.60 57.09 63.21 m
7  Amy Palmer (USA) 61.96 62.49 62.78 62.78 m
8  Iryna Sekachova (UKR) 61.44 60.62 X 61.44 m
9  Tasha Williams (NZL) 50.96 54.14 61.18 61.18 m
10  Alla Davydova (RUS) 60.86 X X 60.86 m
11  Karyne Perkins (AUS) 55.18 59.49 55.22 59.49 m
12  Mia Strömmer (FIN) 57.33 X 59.43 59.43 m
13  Michelle Fournier (CAN) X 55.72 59.15 59.15 m
14  Caroline Fournier (MRI) X 53.60 56.18 56.18 m
 Ester Balassini (ITA) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1  Kirsten Münchow (GER) 59.09 67.64 67.64 m
2  Ivana Brkljačić (CRO) 65.01 62.59 X 65.01 m
3  Deborah Sosimenko (AUS) 64.01 61.18 59.53 64.01 m
4  Sini Pöyry (FIN) 63.80 60.12 61.81 63.80 m
5  Lyudmila Gubkina (BLR) 62.40 63.13 63.29 63.29 m
6  Katalin Divós (HUN) 61.88 X 62.74 62.74 m
7  Lisa Misipeka (ASA) 61.74 58.74 X 61.74 m
8  Tatyana Konstantinova (RUS) 57.24 61.14 61.48 61.48 m
9  Jesseca Cross (USA) 56.98 60.85 60.51 60.85 m
10  Zhao Wei (CHN) 59.54 57.44 55.98 59.54 m
11  Manuela Montebrun (FRA) 57.60 X 57.77 57.77 m
12  Aneliya Yordanova (BUL) X 54.92 54.69 54.92 m
 Olga Tsander (BLR) X X X NM

Overall Qualifying results[edit]

Place Athlete Group Mark Qual Extra
1  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) A 70.60 Q OR
2  Kirsten Münchow (GER) B 67.64 Q
3  Kamila Skolimowska (POL) A 66.30 Q
4  Yipsi Moreno (CUB) A 65.74 Q
5  Ivana Brkljačić (CRO) B 65.01 q
6  Dawn Ellerbe (USA) A 64.91 q
7  Deborah Sosimenko (AUS) B 64.01 q
8  Svetlana Sudak (BLR) A 63.83 q
9  Sini Pöyry (FIN) B 63.80 q
10  Lyudmila Gubkina (BLR) B 63.29 q
11  Lorraine Shaw (GBR) A 63.21 q
12  Amy Palmer (USA) A 62.78 q
13  Katalin Divós (HUN) B 62.74
14  Lisa Misipeka (ASA) B 61.74
15  Tatyana Konstantinova (RUS) B 61.48
16  Iryna Sekachova (UKR) A 61.44
17  Tasha Williams (NZL) A 61.18
18  Alla Davydova (RUS) A 60.68
19  Jesseca Cross (USA) B 60.85
20  Zhao Wei (CHN) B 59.54
21  Karyne Perkins (AUS) A 59.49
22  Mia Strömmer (FIN) A 59.43
23  Michelle Fournier (CAN) B 59.15
24  Manuela Montebrun (FRA) B 57.77
25  Caroline Fournier (MRI) A 56.18
26  Aneliya Yordanova (BUL) B 54.92
 Ester Balassini (ITA) A NM
 Olga Tsander (BLR) B NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Extra
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Kamila Skolimowska (POL) X 66.33 71.16 66.06 69.91 71.16 m OR
2  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) X 67.18 69.64 69.77 X X 69.77 m
3  Kirsten Münchow (GER) 66.42 X 67.81 66.03 69.28 67.96 69.28 m NR
4  Yipsi Moreno (CUB) 65.79 67.16 67.04 64.88 68.33 67.43 68.33 m
5  Deborah Sosimenko (AUS) 67.95 64.24 65.49 66.39 X X 67.95 m AR
6  Lyudmila Gubkina (BLR) 66.04 66.16 X 67.08 66.77 66.95 67.08 m
7  Dawn Ellerbe (USA) 62.50 64.51 66.80 64.40 66.16 64.71 66.80 m
8  Amy Palmer (USA) X 60.21 66.15 59.42 X X 66.15 m
9  Lorraine Shaw (GBR) 64.27 56.96 63.65 64.27 m
10  Svetlana Sudak (BLR) X 64.21 X 64.21 m
11  Ivana Brkljačić (CRO) 61.25 63.20 X 63.20 m
12  Sini Pöyry (FIN) 62.49 X 62.21 62.49 m

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