1987 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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Events at the
1987 World Championships
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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
3000 m women
5000 m men
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
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Women's Javelin Throw event at the 1987 World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total of 31 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday September 6, 1987. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin (old design).

Medalists[edit]

Gold United Kingdom Fatima Whitbread
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver East Germany Petra Felke-Meier
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze West Germany Beate Peters
West Germany (FRG)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
05.09.1987 – ??:??h 05.09.1987 – ??:??h
Final Round
06.09.1987 – 17:30h

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1987 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) 78.90 m July 29, 1987 East Germany Leipzig, East Germany
Event Record  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 70.82 m August 13, 1983 Finland Tampere, Finland
Season Best  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) 78.90 m July 29, 1987 East Germany Leipzig, East Germany

Qualification[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1987-09-05
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) 69.16 m
2.  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 66.46 m
3.  Beate Peters (FRG) 64.26 m
4.  Irina Kostyuchenkova (URS) 63.04 m
5.  Katalin Hartai (HUN) 62.68 m
6.  Natalya Kolenchukova (URS) 60.78 m
7.  Anna Verouli (GRE) 60.60 m
8.  Zhou Yuanxiang (CHN) 59.46 m
9.  Elisabet Nagy (SWE) 58.72 m
10.  María Caridad Colón (CUB) 57.82 m
11.  Emi Matsui (JPN) 57.78 m
12.  Denise Thiémard (SUI) 56.34 m
13.  Sueli dos Santos (BRA) 55.48 m
14.  Marieta Riera (VEN) 53.38 m
15.  Hui-Cheng Lee (TPE) 51.42 m
16.  Mereoni Vibose (FIJ) 48.60 m


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 67.00 m
2.  Ingrid Thyssen (FRG) 64.52 m
3.  Ivonne Leal (CUB) 62.60 m
4.  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 62.34 m
5.  Susanne Jung (GDR) 62.26 m
6.  Manuela Alizadeh (FRG) 62.16 m
7.  Natalya Shikolenko (URS) 60.40 m
8.  Céline Chartrand (CAN) 59.06 m
9.  Tuula Laaksalo (FIN) 57.24 m
10.  Li Baolian (CHN) 55.96 m
11.  Trine Solberg-Hattestad (NOR) 55.30 m
12.  Cathie Wilson (USA) 54.80 m
13.  Íris Grönfeldt (ISL) 54.00 m
14.  Iammo Launa (PNG) 42.70 m
 Laverne Eve (BAH) NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 76.64 m CR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) 71.76 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Beate Peters (FRG) 68.82 m
4  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 67.54 m
5  Susanne Jung (GDR) 67.46 m
6  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 66.82 m
7  Natalya Kolenchukova (URS) 65.52 m
8  Ivonne Leal (CUB) 64.90 m
9  Ingrid Thyssen (FRG) 64.12 m
10  Manuela Alizadeh (FRG) 63.40 m
11  Katalin Hartai (HUN) 60.88 m
12  Irina Kostyuchenkova (URS) 60.60 m

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