1993 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin throw

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These are the official results of the Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. There were a total of 47 participating athletes, with the final held on Monday August 16, 1993. All results were made with rough surfaced javelin. The qualification mark was set at 81.00 metres.

Doping disqualification[edit]

The original bronze medalist Dmitriy Polyunin (Uzbekistan) was disqualifed for doping after his sample was found positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol, and the medal was instead awarded Mick Hill (Great Britain).[1][2][3]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Czech Republic Jan Železný
Czech Republic (CZE)
Silver Finland Kimmo Kinnunen
Finland (FIN)
Bronze United Kingdom Mick Hill
Great Britain (GBR)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
15.08.1993 – 10:00h 15.08.1993 – 12:00h
Final Round
16.08.1993 – 19:30h

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 1993 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 95.54 m April 6, 1993 South Africa Pietersburg, South Africa
Event Record  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 90.82 m [4] August 26, 1991 Japan Tokyo, Japan
Season Best  Raymond Hecht (GER) 88.90 m July 2, 1993 France Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Broken records during the 1993 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 84.78 m [5] August 16, 1993 Germany Stuttgart, Germany
 Jan Železný (CZE) 85.98 m [5]

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (CZE) 83.22 83.22 m
2 2  Ari Pakarinen (FIN) X 83.06 83.06 m
3 3  Dmitriy Polyunin (UZB) 81.04 81.04 m
4 4  Mick Hill (GBR) 79.80 80.06 80.78 80.78 m
5 7  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) X 78.40 78.86 78.86 m
6 9  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 77.04 78.34 75.80 78.34 m
7 17  Kostas Gatsioudis (GRE) 76.70 75.88 X 76.70 m
8 18  Yuriy Rybin (RUS) X 74.94 76.58 76.58 m
9 19  Ed Kaminski (USA) 69.60 74.36 75.70 75.70 m
10 20  Ivan Mustapić (CRO) 74.92 75.64 74.98 75.64 m
11 21  Colin MacKenzie (GBR) 74.10 75.34 X 75.34 m
12 22  Tom Petranoff (RSA) 75.26 X X 75.26 m
13 24  Marek Kaleta (EST) X 74.80 X 74.80 m
14 26  Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 73.20 X 74.40 74.40 m
15 27  Fabio de Gaspari (ITA) 73.54 74.34 73.50 74.34 m
16 29  Peter Blank (GER) 73.76 X 74.10 74.10 m
17 31  Rodrigo Zelaya (CHI) 71.50 73.26 X 73.26 m
18 33  Dainis Kula (LAT) 69.22 73.18 X 73.18 m
19 34  Lee Wook-Jong (KOR) 72.04 X 72.02 72.04 m
20 36  Radoman Šćekić (YUG) 71.50 X X 71.50 m
21 41  Art Skipper (USA) 67.14 X 68.72 68.72 m
22 44  Andrew Currey (AUS) X X 66.72 66.72 m
23 45  Edgar Baumann (PAR) X X 59.82 59.82 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 5  Tom Pukstys (USA) 78.76 76.64 79.84 79.84 m
2 6  Steve Backley (GBR) 76.20 78.48 79.64 79.64 m
3 8  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 78.48 77.02 X 78.48 m
4 10  Terry McHugh (IRL) 75.26 78.28 X 78.28 m
5 11  Vladimir Sasimovich (BLR) 78.24 77.28 77.10 78.24 m
6 12  Miloš Steigauf (CZE) 78.10 X X 78.10 m
7 13  Vladimir Ovchinnikov (RUS) 77.98 75.66 75.16 77.98 m
8 14  Boris Henry (GER) 76.58 73.14 77.42 77.42 m
9 15  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 74.16 75.14 77.08 77.08 m
10 16  Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 73.30 X 76.98 76.98 m
11 23  Raymond Hecht (GER) 71.84 X 75.00 75.00 m
12 25  Peter Borglund (SWE) 71.94 74.58 X 74.58 m
13 28  Seppo Räty (FIN) 74.30 73.62 73.16 74.30 m
14 30  Pascal Lefèvre (FRA) 73.34 X X 73.34 m
15 32  Viktor Zaitsev (UZB) 73.22 71.64 70.54 73.22 m
16 35  Kenneth Petersen (DEN) 72.00 X X 72.00 m
17 37  Viktor Yevsyukov (KAZ) 71.12 X 67.70 71.12 m
18 38  Vladimir Parfyonov (UZB) X X 70.88 70.88 m
19 39  Juan de la Garza (MEX) 70.86 X X 70.86 m
20 40  Ambrosi Matiashvili (GEO) 69.54 X 64.74 69.54 m
21 42  Stephen Feraday (CAN) 67.74 65.76 68.40 68.40 m
22 43  Mārcis Štrobinders (LAT) X 68.38 X 68.38 m
23 46  Ryan Haylock (CAY) 56.76 X X 56.76 m
 Phillip Spies (RSA) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Jan Železný (CZE) 81.86 X X 83.82 85.98 84.62 85.98 m CR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 77.46 77.68 84.78 X 81.72 82.46 84.78 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Mick Hill (GBR) 82.80 80.18 80.08 X 81.48 82.96 82.96 m
4  Steve Backley (GBR) 79.78 81.66 79.00 81.16 80.18 81.80 81.80 m
5  Ari Pakarinen (FIN) 81.08 76.52 X X X 80.44 81.08 m
6  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 80.52 75.10 X 77.34 75.90 75.82 80.52 m
7  Vladimir Sasimovich (BLR) 75.88 78.70 X 77.34 75.90 75.82 78.70 m
8  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 75.18 78.00 76.84 78.00 m
9  Tom Pukstys (USA) 75.54 75.68 77.92 77.92 m
10  Terry McHugh (IRL) 76.06 73.38 76.22 76.22 m
11  Miloš Steigauf (CZE) X X 70.78 70.78 m
(3rd)  Dmitriy Polyunin (UZB) 75.50 80.54 83.38 X X 81.72 DSQ Doping

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phil Hersh: Dopers, Ex-dopers And `Hmmm' Take Spotlight, Chicago Tribune, 22 August 1993
  2. ^ Mike Rowbottom: World Athletics Championships: Jackson adheres to golden rule for Britain: British hurdlers hit the heights as Regis claims silver and drugs test gives Hill a bronze, The Independent, 21 August 1993
  3. ^ Butler, Mark (2015). "Doping violations at IAAF World Championships". IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 Statistics Handbook. Monaco: IAAF. pp. 75–78. 
  4. ^ Old javelin type
  5. ^ a b New javelin type