1982 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

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These are the official results of the Men's javelin throw event (old design) at the 1982 European Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 21 competitors. The final was held on 7 September 1982.[1] The qualification mark was set at 80.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold East Germany Uwe Hohn
East Germany (GDR)
Silver Soviet Union Heino Puuste
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze East Germany Detlef Michel
East Germany (GDR)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
06.09.1982 – 19:45h 06.09.1982 – 19:45h
Final Round
07.09.1982 – 17:30h

Competitors[edit]

  • European list as of September 5, 1982, just before the start of the competition
Rank Athlete Seasons Best Personal Best
1  Detlef Michel (GDR) 94.52 m 92.48 m
2  Heino Puuste (URS) 90.72 m 89.32 m
4  Pentti Sinersaari (FIN) 89.84 m 93.84 m
5  Uwe Hohn (GDR) 89.86 m 86.56 m
6  Dainis Kūla (URS) 88.40 m 92.06 m
7  Arto Härkönen (FIN) 88.14 m 91.04 m
8  Kenth Eldebrink (SWE) 87.96 m 90.00 m
9  Antero Toivonen (FIN) 87.86 m 88.62 m
12  Klaus Tafelmeier (GER) 87.30 m 89.78 m
13  Dariusz Adamus (POL) 87.24 m 87.24 m
17  Jari Keihäs (SWE) 86.60 m 81.10 m
22  Stefan Stoykov (BUL) 85.72 m 86.24 m
27  David Ottley (GBR) 85.36 m 85.52 m

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1982 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Ferenc Paragi (HUN) 96.72 m April 23, 1980 Hungary Tata, Hungary
Event Record  Jānis Lūsis (URS) 91.52 m September 19, 1969 Greece Athens, Greece

Qualification[edit]

Q = automatic qualification; q = qualified by rank; DNS = did not start; NM = no mark; WR = world record; AR = area record; NR = national record; PB = personal best; SB = season best

Group A[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1  Arto Härkönen (FIN) 71.24 X 86.58 86.58 m
2  Heino Puuste (URS) 74.16 82.76 82.76 m
3  Per Erling Olsen (NOR) X 79.80 82.30 82.30 m
4  Detlef Michel (GDR) 81.66 81.66 m
5  Agostino Ghesini (ITA) 78.38 80.62 80.62 m
6  Dariusz Adamus (POL) 76.08 X X 76.08 m
7  Jan-Olof Damgren (SWE) 73.46 X 73.36 73.46 m
8  Pentti Sinersaari (FIN) 71.66 X X 71.66 m
9  Jörgen Jelström (DEN) 70.84 X 69.30 70.84 m
10  Steve Pearson (GBR) X X 69.56 69.56 m
 Jari Keihäs (SWE) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1  Dainis Kūla (URS) 84.18 84.18 m
2  Uwe Hohn (GDR) 84.14 84.14 m
3  Kenth Eldebrink (SWE) X 83.76 83.76 m
4  Antero Toivonen (FIN) 82.30 82.30 m
5  David Ottley (GBR) X X 81.24 81.24 m
6  Klaus Tafelmeier (FRG) 77.56 X 81.14 81.14 m
7  Aleksandr Makarov (URS) 79.76 80.74 80.74 m
8  Reidar Lorentzen (NOR) 72.10 80.22 80.22 m
9  Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 68.56 72.26 67.40 72.26 m
 Stefan Stoykov (BUL) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Uwe Hohn (GDR) X 87.58 83.24 86.60 91.34 X 91.34 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Heino Puuste (URS) 89.56 X X 78.20 84.56 X 89.56 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Detlef Michel (GDR) X 72.72 84.36 81.36 86.46 89.32 89.32 m
4  Dainis Kūla (URS) 85.88 87.84 X X X 84.98 87.84 m
5  Arto Härkönen (FIN) 85.52 83.80 86.76 85.72 84.04 79.84 86.76 m
6  Aleksandr Makarov (URS) 86.08 X X 84.14 X 78.96 86.08 m
7  Antero Toivonen (FIN) 84.34 81.32 X 81.38 X X 84.34 m
8  Agostino Ghesini (ITA) 79.92 81.10 78.06 78.50 X X 81.10 m
9  Reidar Lorentzen (NOR) X 80.40 X 80.40 m
10  Per Erling Olsen (NOR) 76.80 76.50 79.18 79.18 m
11  Kenth Eldebrink (SWE) 74.90 76.76 X 76.76 m
12  David Ottley (GBR) X 74.30 75.06 75.06 m
13  Klaus Tafelmeier (FRG) X X 70.40 70.40 m

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 21 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 436–443, retrieved 13 August 2014