Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Athens Olympic Stadium
Dates August 26 to August 28
Competitors 33 from 23 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Norway
Silver medal    Latvia
Bronze medal    Russia
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The Men's Javelin Throw event at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Athens Olympic Stadium, Greece. The qualifying round was held on August 26, 2004, and the final on August 28, 2004 with the qualification mark set at 81.00 metres.

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
26.08.2004 – 20:05h 26.08.2004 – 21:50h
Final Round
28.08.2004 – 20:40h

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 2004 Summer Olympics
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m May 25, 1996 Germany Jena, Germany
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 90.17 m September 23, 2000 Australia Sydney, Australia

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1  Breaux Greer (USA) 87.25 87.25 m Q
2  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 86.08 86.08 m Q
3  Esko Mikkola (FIN) 83.64 83.64 m Q
4  Andrus Värnik (EST) 83.25 83.25 m Q
5  Matti Närhi (FIN) 81.06 81.06 m Q
6  Steve Backley (GBR) 80.60 80.68 80.39 80.68 m q
7  Gerhardus Pienaar (RSA) 79.95 74.69 79.56 79.95 m
8  Christian Nicolay (GER) 79.77 X 78.50 79.77 m
9  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) 79.27 X X 79.27 m
10  William Hamlyn-Harris (AUS) 69.64 74.34 77.43 77.43 m
11  Peter Zupanc (SLO) 74.11 72.42 77.34 77.34 m
12  Miroslav Guzdek (CZE) 76.45 75.36 75.75 76.45 m
13  Gergely Horváth (HUN) 73.45 73.95 72.05 73.95 m
14  Ronny Nilsen (NOR) X 73.46 X 73.46 m
15  Manuel Fuenmayor (VEN) 72.26 68.72 72.14 72.26 m
16  David Brisseault (FRA) 68.70 71.86 69.58 71.86 m
17  Marián Bokor (SVK) 68.21 71.74 67.73 71.74 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1  Vadims Vasiļevskis (LAT) 84.43 84.43 m Q / PB
2  Alexandr Ivanov (RUS) 82.18 82.18 m Q
3  Tero Pitkämäki (FIN) 82.04 82.04 m Q
4  Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 81.74 81.74 m Q
5  Jan Železný (CZE) 81.18 81.18 m Q
6  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 77.92 80.84 X 80.84 m q
7  Isbel Luaces (CUB) 80.07 77.53 79.07 80.07 m
8  Li Rongxiang (CHN) 79.73 X 79.94 79.94 m
9  Yukifumi Murakami (JPN) 77.25 77.60 78.59 78.59 m
10  Oliver Dziubak (AUS) 77.21 78.53 75.57 78.53 m
11  Peter Esenwein (GER) 75.18 73.76 78.41 78.41 m
12  Sergey Voynov (UZB) 74.68 74.08 72.71 74.68 m
13  Stuart Farquhar (NZL) 74.24 73.07 74.63 74.63 m
14  Nick Nieland (GBR) 68.86 71.31 72.79 72.79 m
15  Park Jae-Myong (KOR) 63.01 67.60 72.70 72.70 m
16  Edi Ponoš (CRO) 66.73 X 71.43 71.43 m
 Boris Henry (GER) DNS

Final Ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Distance Group
1  Breaux Greer (USA) 87.25 m A
2  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 86.08 m A
3  Vadims Vasiļevskis (LAT) 84.43 m B
4  Esko Mikkola (FIN) 83.64 m A
5  Andrus Värnik (EST) 83.25 m A
6  Alexandr Ivanov (RUS) 82.18 m B
7  Tero Pitkämäki (FIN) 82.04 m B
8  Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 81.74 m B
9  Jan Železný (CZE) 81.18 m B
10  Matti Närhi (FIN) 81.06 m A
11  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 80.84 m B
12  Steve Backley (GBR) 80.68 m A
13  Isbel Luaces (CUB) 80.07 m B
14  Gerhardus Pienaar (RSA) 79.95 m A
15  Li Rongxiang (CHN) 79.94 m B
16  Christian Nicolay (GER) 79.77 m A
17  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) 79.27 m A
18  Yukifumi Murakami (JPN) 78.59 m B
19  Oliver Dziubak (AUS) 78.53 m B
20  Peter Esenwein (GER) 78.41 m B
21  William Hamlyn-Harris (AUS) 77.43 m A
22  Peter Zupanc (SLO) 77.34 m A
23  Miroslav Guzdek (CZE) 76.45 m A
24  Sergey Voynov (UZB) 74.68 m B
25  Stuart Farquhar (NZL) 74.63 m B
26  Gergely Horváth (HUN) 73.95 m A
27  Ronny Nilsen (NOR) 73.46 m A
28  Nick Nieland (GBR) 72.79 m B
29  Park Jae-Myong (KOR) 72.70 m B
30  Manuel Fuenmayor (VEN) 72.26 m A
31  David Brisseault (FRA) 71.86 m A
32  Marián Bokor (SVK) 71.74 m A
33  Edi Ponoš (CRO) 71.43 m B
 Boris Henry (GER) DNS B

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 84.82 86.50 80.96 X 86.50 m PB
2  Vadims Vasiļevskis (LAT) 84.95 83.95 X X 79.07 80.91 84.95 m PB
3  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 84.84 X 77.59 78.00 82.51 84.32 84.84 m
4  Steve Backley (GBR) 79.62 81.48 84.13 83.02 X 81.62 84.13 m SB
5  Alexandr Ivanov (RUS) 83.31 82.76 81.36 80.28 78.07 79.99 83.31 m
6  Andrus Värnik (EST) 83.25 82.72 X X 76.41 83.25 m
7  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 77.13 83.14 81.69 X X 78.63 83.14 m
8  Tero Pitkämäki (FIN) 80.38 83.01 X X 81.19 X 83.01 m
9  Jan Železný (CZE) 76.77 79.98 80.59 80.59 m
10  Matti Närhi (FIN) X 80.28 78.73 80.28 m
11  Esko Mikkola (FIN) 76.20 79.43 76.23 79.43 m
12  Breaux Greer (USA) 74.36 X X 74.36 m

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