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

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Athletics at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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The Women's Discus Throw event at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Olympic Stadium on Monday, 25 September and Wednesday, 27 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 set at 63.00 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  Ellina Zvereva
Belarus (BLR)
Silver  Anastasia Kelesidou
Greece (GRE)
Bronze  Irina Yatchenko
Belarus (BLR)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
25.09.2000 – 10:00h 25.09.2000 – 11:40h
Final Round
27.09.2000 – 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  Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) 76.80 m 9 July 1988 East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Olympic Record  Martina Hellmann (GDR) 76.80 m 29 September 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Ellina Zvereva (BLR) 61.26 64.81 64.81 m
2 4  Ilke Wyludda (GER) 62.97 X 60.83 62.97 m
3 7  Seilala Sua (USA) 56.19 61.88 59.06 61.88 m
4 8  Stiliani Tsikouna (GRE) 59.58 61.59 56.33 61.59 m
5 11  Yu Xin (CHN) 59.79 61.00 60.12 61.00 m
6 13  Olena Antonova (UKR) 60.73 60.28 59.85 60.73 m
7 14  Vladimíra Racková (CZE) X 60.24 55.32 60.24 m
8 17  Oksana Yesipchuk (RUS) 59.51 57.14 58.64 59.51 m
9 19  Nicoleta Grasu (ROM) X X 58.87 58.87 m
10 20  Larisa Korotkevich (RUS) 58.81 56.90 X 58.81 m
11 21  Qi Cao (CHN) 57.88 57.01 58.03 58.03 m
12 23  Monia Kari (TUN) 56.32 52.61 54.01 56.32 m
13 29  Melina Robert-Michon (FRA) X 54.11 X 54.11 m
14 30  Renata Gustaitytė (LTU) X 53.64 X 53.64 m
15 31  Daniela Costian (AUS) X 51.96 X 51.96 m
16 32  Mariana Canillas (PAR) X 32.31 X 32.31 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Natalya Sadova (RUS) 64.62 64.62 m
2 3  Anastasia Kelesidou (GRE) 63.64 63.64 m
3 5  Irina Yatchenko (BLR) 62.72 58.94 60.89 62.72 m
4 6  Lisa-Marie Vizaniari (AUS) 60.39 59.39 62.47 62.47 m
5 9  Beatrice Faumuina (NZL) 61.33 57.88 58.55 61.33 m
6 10  Aikaterini Vongoli (GRE) 61.29 X X 61.29 m
7 12  Franka Dietzsch (GER) 59.78 60.74 59.29 60.74 m
8 15  Suzy Powell-Roos (USA) X X 59.68 59.68 m
9 16  Alison Lever (AUS) X 54.45 59.58 59.58 m
10 18  Kris Kuehl (USA) 59.45 54.02 57.54 59.45 m
11 22  Li Qiumei (CHN) 56.28 56.59 55.01 56.59 m
12 24  Anna Söderberg (SWE) 54.94 55.89 56.11 56.11 m
13 25  Teresa Machado (POR) X X 55.86 55.86 m
14 26  Neelam Jaswant Singh (IND) 55.22 55.26 X 55.26 m
15 27  Oksana Mert (TUR) 54.18 54.74 55.02 55.02 m
16 28  Alice Matejková (ESP) 54.19 53.12 X 54.19 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Extra
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Ellina Zvereva (BLR) 67.00 66.12 68.40 65.80 X X 68.40 m SB
2  Anastasia Kelesidou (GRE) 65.71 63.20 62.59 64.58 63.07 61.85 65.71 m
3  Irina Yatchenko (BLR) X 62.93 61.09 63.15 65.20 X 65.20 m
4  Natalya Sadova (RUS) 65.00 61.64 61.92 62.86 X 60.47 65.00 m
5  Styliani Tsikouna (GRE) 61.85 60.66 X X 59.91 64.08 64.08 m
6  Franka Dietzsch (GER) X 61.65 58.17 60.36 63.18 X 63.18 m
7  Ilke Wyludda (GER) 63.16 61.91 62.22 59.86 61.72 62.33 63.16 m
8  Lisa-Marie Vizaniari (AUS) 60.78 62.43 62.57 X 62.24 X 62.57 m
9  Ekaterini Voggoli (GRE) 60.72 61.57 60.45 61.57 m
10  Seilala Sua (USA) 58.03 56.24 59.85 59.85 m
11  Teresa Machado (POR) 54.48 59.50 56.84 59.50 m
12  Beatrice Faumuina (NZL) 56.86 X 58.69 58.69 m
13  Yu Xin (CHN) 57.95 58.34 57.89 58.34 m

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