1987 in hammer throw

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This page lists the World Best Year Performances in the year 1987 in the Men's hammer throw. One of the main events during this season were the 1987 World Athletics Championships in Rome, Italy, where the final of the men's competition was held on Tuesday September 1, 1987. (The women did not compete in the hammer throw until the early 1990s.)

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1987 season in track and field
World Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany

1987 World Year Ranking[edit]

Rank Mark Athlete Venue Date Note
1 83.48 m  Sergey Litvinov (URS) Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany 1987-06-21
2 82.96 m  Igor Astapkovich (URS) Novopolotsk, Soviet Union 1987-09-26 PB
3 82.24 m  Vyacheslav Korovin (URS) Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union 1987-06-20 PB
4 82.02 m  Jüri Tamm (URS) Bryansk, Soviet Union 1987-07-19
5 82.00 m  Igor Nikulin (URS) Adler, Soviet Union 1987-05-23
6 81.84 m  Ralf Haber (GDR) Potsdam, East Germany 1987-08-21 PB
7 81.82 m  Benjaminas Viluckis (URS) Šiauliai, Soviet Union 1987-07-05
8 81.58 m  Günther Rodehau (GDR) Potsdam, East Germany 1987-08-21
9 81.10 m  Sergey Ivanov (URS) Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union 1987-06-27 PB
10 80.74 m  Christoph Sahner (FRG) Heidenheim an der Brenz, West Germany 1987-05-23
11 80.52 m  Sergey Alay (URS) Gomel, Soviet Union 1987-07-05 PB
12 80.34 m  Yuriy Syedikh (URS) Cork, Ireland 1987-07-07
13 80.18 m  Heinz Weis (FRG) Rome, Italy 1987-09-01 PB
14 80.12 m  Viktor Apostolov (BUL) Sofia, Bulgaria 1987-08-22 PB
15 80.02 m  Vasiliy Sidorenko (URS) Baku, Soviet Union 1987-09-13
16 79.84 m  Jörg Schäfer (FRG) Gelsenkirchen, West Germany 1987-07-12
17 79.70 m  Johann Lindner (AUT) Schwechat, Austria 1987-06-24 NR
18 79.64 m  Ken Flax (USA) Corvallis, Oregon, USA 1987-06-05 PB
19 79.58 m  Plamen Minev (BUL) Sofia, Bulgaria 1987-08-15 PB
20 79.36 m  Jud Logan (USA) Lexington, United States 1987-04-17
21 79.32 m  Ivan Tanev (BUL) Drama, Greece 1987-08-09
22 79.14 m  Donatas Plungė (URS) Kaunas, Soviet Union 1987-07-05
79.14 m  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) Miskolc, Hungary 1987-08-19 PB
24 79.10 m  Mikhail Popel (URS) Stayki, Soviet Union 1987-09-13 PB
25 78.86 m  Aleksandr Puchkov (URS) Petrozavodsk, Soviet Union 1987-07-11 PB

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