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

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Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 25–27 August
Competitors 45 from 31 nations
Winning distance 71.53 OR
Medalists
Gold medal    Cuba
Silver medal    Germany
Bronze medal    Greece
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2004 Summer Olympics
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The women's javelin throw competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 25–27 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
Wednesday, 25 August 2004 19:00 Qualification
Friday, 27 August 2004 20:55 Final

Records[edit]

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

World record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.54 m Rethymno, Greece 1 July 2001
Olympic record  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 68.91 m Sydney, Australia 30 September 2000

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Result Record
27 August Final Osleidys Menéndez Cuba 71.53 m OR

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Rule: Qualifying standard 61.00 (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q).

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 A Osleidys Menéndez Cuba 64.91 64.91 Q
2 B Nikola Brejchová Czech Republic 64.39 64.39 Q
3 A Tetyana Lyakhovych Ukraine 59.43 57.35 63.07 63.07 Q, NR
4 A Savva Lika Greece 58.29 62.22 62.22 Q
5 A Steffi Nerius Germany 57.67 60.30 62.14 62.14 Q
6 B Laverne Eve Bahamas 62.11 62.11 Q, SB
7 A Felicia Țilea-Moldovan Romania 52.10 59.06 62.05 62.05 Q
8 B Sonia Bisset Cuba 61.45 61.45 Q
9 A Barbara Madejczyk Poland 59.20 61.18 61.18 Q
10 A Taina Kolkkala Finland 61.16 61.16 Q
11 A Miréla Manjani Greece 56.92 x 61.04 61.04 Q, SB
12 B Noraida Bicet Cuba 59.45 60.61 60.97 60.97 q
13 B Mikaela Ingberg Finland 60.70 59.08 60.80 60.80
14 A Claudia Coslovich Italy 60.58 x x 60.58
15 A Christina Obergföll Germany 60.41 58.47 56.67 60.41
16 B Nikolett Szabó Hungary 60.20 59.06 54.60 60.20
17 B Zuleima Araméndiz Colombia 58.77 58.99 59.94 59.94 PB
18 A Ma Ning China 59.80 55.30 57.03 59.80 SB
19 B Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi Greece 56.21 57.88 59.64 59.64
20 B Katherine Sayers Great Britain 59.11 53.64 x 59.11
21 B Annika Suthe Germany 58.70 56.81 55.62 58.70
22 A Mercedes Chilla Spain 54.12 x 58.45 58.45
23 A Barbora Špotáková Czech Republic 55.39 58.20 x 58.20
24 B Aïda Sellam Tunisia 57.76 52.77 53.22 57.76
25 A Jarmila Klimešová Czech Republic 55.89 55.62 57.70 57.70
26 B Oksana Yarygina Russia 57.57 54.20 50.28 57.57
27 A Valeriya Zabruskova Russia 57.51 57.53 55.47 57.53
28 A Paula Tarvainen Finland 56.88 x x 56.88
29 B Christina Scherwin Denmark 56.79 55.26 56.86 56.86
30 B Elisabetta Marin Italy 54.43 x 56.34 56.34
31 B Rita Ramanauskaitė Lithuania 55.17 x x 55.17
32 B Hristina Georgieva Bulgaria 49.69 54.65 55.13 55.13
33 B Moonika Aava Estonia x 53.41 54.96 54.96
34 A Ilze Gribule Latvia 54.82 54.92 51.95 54.92
35 B Sunette Viljoen South Africa 52.71 54.45 53.28 54.45
36 A Chang Jung-Yeon South Korea x 50.54 53.93 53.93
37 B Xue Juan China 52.97 x x 52.97
38 B Liliya Dusmetova Uzbekistan 49.86 50.92 52.46 52.46
39 B Kim Kreiner United States 52.18 x 51.46 52.18
40 A Dalila Rugama Nicaragua 47.81 51.42 46.18 51.42
41 A Natallia Shymchuk Belarus 51.23 x 48.11 51.23
42 A Leryn Franco Paraguay 49.17 48.20 50.37 50.37
43 A Romina Maggi Argentina 46.00 48.57 48.58 48.58
44 B Serafina Akeli Samoa 45.93 45.64 43.84 45.93
45 A Yekaterina Ivakina Russia x x NM

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st Osleidys Menéndez Cuba 71.53 x 65.41 68.60 63.64 71.53 OR
2nd Steffi Nerius Germany 63.02 60.58 x x 63.60 65.82 65.82 PB
3rd Miréla Manjani Greece 62.29 63.61 x 62.20 x 64.29 64.29 SB
4 Nikola Brejchová Czech Republic 62.46 63.77 64.23 x 63.77 62.55 64.23
5 Sonia Bisset Cuba 61.93 59.58 60.39 60.32 60.20 63.54 63.54
6 Laverne Eve Bahamas 57.25 58.09 62.77 58.50 x 59.02 62.77 SB
7 Noraida Bicet Cuba 62.36 60.64 60.70 62.51 60.41 61.61 62.51
8 Tetyana Lyakhovych Ukraine 59.52 57.26 61.75 x 57.39 55.70 61.75
9 Savva Lika Greece 58.58 60.91 60.53 60.91
10 Taina Kolkkala Finland 60.72 58.53 60.69 60.72
11 Felicia Țilea-Moldovan Romania 58.04 57.42 59.72 59.72
12 Barbara Madejczyk Poland 54.54 56.43 58.22 58.22

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