Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's hammer throw

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Women's hammer throw
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 23–25 August
Competitors 48 from 27 nations
Winning distance 75.02 OR
Medalists
Gold medal    Russia
Silver medal    Cuba
Bronze medal    Cuba
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Athletics at the
2004 Summer Olympics
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

The women's hammer throw competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 23–25 August.[1]

Competition format[edit]

Each athlete receives three throws in the qualifying round. All who achieve the qualifying distance progress to the final. If less than twelve athletes achieve this mark, then the twelve furthest throwing athletes reach the final. Each finalist is allowed three throws in last round, with the top eight athletes after that point being given three further attempts.[2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Monday, 23 August 2004 09:00 Qualification
Wednesday, 25 August 2004 22:10 Final

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 76.06 m Rüdlingen, Switzerland 29 August 1999
Olympic record  Kamila Skolimowska (POL) 71.16 m Sydney, Australia 29 September 2000

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Result Record
21 August Qualification A Gu Yuan China 71.65 m OR
21 August Qualification B Olga Kuzenkova Russia 73.71 m OR
23 August Final Olga Kuzenkova Russia 75.02 m OR

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Rule: Qualifying standard 68.50 (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q).

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 B Olga Kuzenkova Russia 73.71 73.71 Q, OR
2 B Yunaika Crawford Cuba 71.74 71.74 Q
3 A Gu Yuan China 71.65 71.65 Q, AS
4 A Iryna Sekachova Ukraine 66.57 71.63 71.63 Q
5 B Zhang Wenxiu China 71.56 71.56 Q
6 A Andrea Bunjes Germany 70.73 70.73 Q, PB
7 A Yipsi Moreno Cuba 70.56 70.56 Q
8 B Betty Heidler Germany 66.20 69.81 69.81 Q
9 B Volha Tsander Belarus 66.20 x 69.61 69.61 Q
10 A Kamila Skolimowska Poland 67.29 68.66 68.66 Q
11 B Alexandra Papageorgiou Greece 64.59 68.58 68.58 Q
12 B Candice Scott Trinidad and Tobago x 66.97 68.27 68.27 q
13 A Ivana Brkljačić Croatia 63.21 68.21 68.15 68.21
14 B Liu Yinghui China 66.67 66.30 68.12 68.12
15 B Manuela Montebrun France 64.31 67.74 67.90 67.90
16 A Yelena Konevtseva Russia 66.88 67.83 x 67.83
17 A Katalin Divós Hungary 67.39 67.64 x 67.64
18 A Julianna Tudja Hungary 62.80 65.94 66.85 66.85
19 B Tatyana Lysenko Russia x 66.82 65.57 66.82
20 A Erin Gilreath United States 66.71 65.46 66.52 66.71
21 B Susanne Keil Germany 66.35 x x 66.35
22 A Berta Castells Spain 64.30 x 66.05 66.05
23 B Sini Pöyry Finland 66.05 x 64.35 66.05
24 B Éva Orbán Hungary 65.76 63.68 63.31 65.76
25 A Maryia Smaliachkova Belarus 65.68 65.31 x 65.68
26 A Ester Balassini Italy x 54.97 65.58 65.58
27 A Yuka Murofushi Japan 65.33 x 63.42 65.33
28 A Clarissa Claretti Italy 62.43 x 65.06 65.06
29 B Anna Mahon United States 64.11 64.99 61.65 64.99
30 B Lorraine Shaw Great Britain 63.06 63.13 64.79 64.79
31 B Sviatlana Sudak Belarus x x 64.42 64.42
32 A Bronwyn Eagles Australia x 64.09 x 64.09
33 A Brooke Krueger Australia 63.00 x 63.88 63.88
34 A Vânia Silva Portugal 63.81 61.77 61.44 63.81
35 A Evdokia Tsamoglou Greece 57.56 62.76 x 62.76
36 B Violeta Guzmán Mexico 62.76 58.18 61.45 62.76
37 B Aldenay Vasallo Cuba 62.64 60.71 61.08 62.64
38 B Marwa Hussein Egypt 62.27 x 57.24 62.27
39 B Jackie Jeschelnig United States 58.00 x 62.23 62.23
40 B Stiliani Papadopoulou Greece 61.48 61.61 x 61.61
41 A Shirley Webb Great Britain 61.60 x x 61.60
42 A Lucie Vrbenská Czech Republic x 60.14 60.29 60.29
43 A Jennifer Dahlgren Argentina x x 59.52 59.52
44 B Deborah Sosimenko Australia x 57.79 57.62 57.79
45 A Sanja Gavrilović Croatia 56.79 x x 56.79
46 B Marina Lapina Azerbaijan 55.34 50.60 x 55.34
48 A Eleni Teloni Cyprus x NM
48 B Lisa Misipeka American Samoa x x NM

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st Olga Kuzenkova Russia 73.18 74.27 75.02 x 72.60 74.92 75.02 OR
2nd Yipsi Moreno Cuba x 72.68 x x 73.36 x 73.36
3rd Yunaika Crawford Cuba 70.98 71.43 73.16 x x 70.06 73.16 PB
4 Betty Heidler Germany x 67.71 72.73 72.47 70.21 68.49 72.73 NR
5 Kamila Skolimowska Poland 69.91 68.50 72.57 x x 67.06 72.57 SB
6 Volha Tsander Belarus 66.17 70.15 72.27 65.01 x 68.63 72.27
7 Zhang Wenxiu China x 72.03 x 68.03 x x 72.03
8 Iryna Sekachova Ukraine 69.40 70.11 67.34 66.40 70.40 x 70.40
9 Candice Scott Trinidad and Tobago 63.13 69.94 68.51 69.94 NR
10 Gu Yuan China 67.59 68.62 69.76 69.76
11 Andrea Bunjes Germany 68.40 61.78 68.22 68.40
12 Alexandra Papageorgiou Greece x 63.26 66.83 66.83

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