Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's hammer throw

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Women's hammer throw
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing National Stadium
Date 18 August 2008 (qualification)
20 August 2008 (final)
Competitors 50 from 34 nations
Winning distance 76.34 OR
Medalists
Gold medal    Belarus
Silver medal    Cuba
Bronze medal    China
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Athletics at the
2008 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 women
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

The women's hammer throw event at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on 18–20 August at the Beijing National Stadium.[1]

The qualifying standards were 69.50 m (A standard) and 67.00 m (B standard).[2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are China standard time (UTC+8)

Date Time Round
Monday, 18 August 2008 09:10 Qualifications[3]
Wednesday, 20 August 2008 19:20 Finals[4]

Records[edit]

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

World record  Tatyana Lysenko (RUS) 77.80 m Tallinn, Estonia 15 August 2006
Olympic record  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 75.02 m Athens, Greece 25 August 2004

The following new Olympic record was set during this competition:

Date Event Athlete Time Notes
20 August Final  Aksana Miankova (BLR) 76.34 OR

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Qualification: 71.50 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.

Rank Group Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 A Yipsi Moreno Cuba 71.31 x 73.92 73.92 Q
2 B Zhang Wenxiu China 73.36 73.36 Q
3 A Martina Danišová-Hrašnová Slovakia 70.03 x 72.87 72.87 Q
4 B Manuela Montebrun France 69.80 69.86 72.81 72.81 Q
5 B Clarissa Claretti Italy 67.15 71.82 71.82 Q
6 A Anita Włodarczyk Poland 71.76 71.76 Q
7 A Betty Heidler Germany 66.28 71.51 71.51 Q
8 A Darya Pchelnik Belarus 69.43 71.30 69.24 71.30 q
9 B Yelena Priyma Russia 70.69 69.79 65.64 70.69 q
10 B Kamila Skolimowska Poland 65.97 69.79 67.01 69.79 q
11 B Aksana Miankova Belarus 62.95 65.55 69.77 69.77 q
12 A Stiliani Papadopoulou Greece 66.68 69.36 69.29 69.36 q
13 A Maryia Smaliachkova Belarus x 69.22 x 69.22
14 A Stéphanie Falzon France x 68.93 x 68.93
15 B Arasay Thondike Cuba x 66.68 68.74 68.74
16 A Ivana Brkljacić Croatia 66.54 x 68.38 68.38
17 B Sviatlana Sudak-Torun Turkey 68.22 67.36 67.18 68.22
18 A Bianca Perie Romania 68.21 66.29 x 68.21
19 A Iryna Novozhylova Ukraine 67.36 x 68.11 68.11
20 A Anna Bulgakova Russia x 68.04 x 68.04
21 B Amber Campbell United States 67.86 x x 67.86
22 A Yelena Konevtseva Russia 66.81 67.83 x 67.83
23 B Eileen O'Keeffe Ireland 62.53 62.05 67.66 67.66
24 B Kathrin Klaas Germany 66.39 67.54 66.95 67.54
25 B Iryna Sekachova Ukraine 62.83 x 67.47 67.47
26 B Lenka Ledvinová Czech Republic 65.98 65.23 67.17 67.17
27 A Inna Sayenko Ukraine x 66.92 x 66.92
28 B Alexandra Papageorgiou Greece 66.72 65.73 x 66.72
29 B Jennifer Dahlgren Argentina 58.60 x 66.35 66.35
30 A Merja Korpela Finland 62.70 65.76 66.29 66.29
31 B Yunaika Crawford Cuba 66.16 65.00 64.08 66.16
32 A Wang Zheng China 65.64 61.36 x 65.64
33 A Sultana Frizell Canada x 60.43 65.44 65.44
34 A Éva Orbán Hungary 65.12 x 65.41 65.41
35 A Zoe Derham Great Britain 64.74 64.61 64.57 64.74
36 B Johana Moreno Colombia x 64.31 64.66 64.66
37 A Zalina Marghieva Moldova x 64.20 x 64.20
38 B Małgorzata Zadura Poland 63.35 64.13 x 64.13
39 A Loree Smith United States 62.25 62.33 63.60 63.60
40 B Candice Scott Trinidad and Tobago 63.03 62.53 x 63.03
41 B Berta Castells Spain 62.44 61.76 x 62.44
42 A Silvia Salis Italy x x 62.28 62.28
43 B Marina Marghieva Moldova 61.03 x 62.12 62.12
44 B Paraskevi Theodorou Cyprus x 61.00 x 61.00
45 B Sanja Gavrilovic Croatia 60.55 60.37 60.36 60.55
46 A Vânia Silva Portugal x 58.10 59.42 59.42
47 A Galina Mityaeva Tajikistan x 48.59 51.38 51.38
A Jessica Cosby United States x x x NM
B Amélie Perrin France x x x NM
B Georgina Toth Cameroon x x x NM

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

DNF = did not finish | DNS = did not start | DQ = disqualification | NM = no mark (i.e. no valid result) | Q = qualification by place in heat | q = qualification by overall place

Finals[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Aksana Miankova Belarus 74.40 x 72.23 x 76.34 51.72 76.34 OR
2 Yipsi Moreno Cuba x 73.95 72.61 x 74.70 75.20 75.20
3 Zhang Wenxiu China 74.00 74.32 73.40 73.50 70.75 73.53 74.32 SB
4 Darya Pchelnik Belarus 69.10 72.46 72.82 71.00 72.83 73.65 73.65
5 Manuela Montebrun France 67.63 70.55 70.01 72.54 71.92 70.63 72.54
6 Anita Włodarczyk Poland 69.39 x 71.56 70.86 x x 71.56
7 Clarissa Claretti Italy x 71.33 x x x x 71.33
8 Martina Danišová-Hrasnová Slovakia 68.28 x 71.00 x 70.19 x 71.00
9 Betty Heidler Germany x x 70.06 70.06
10 Yelena Priyma Russia 68.19 69.72 67.33 69.72
11 Stilianí Papadopoúlou Greece x x 64.97 64.97
Kamila Skolimowska Poland x x x NM

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Athletics Competition Schedule". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Entry Standards - The XXIX Olympic Games - Beijing, China - 8/24 August 2008". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Women's Hammer Throw Qualifying Rounds". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Women's Hammer Throw Final". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 31 January 2013.