1994 European Athletics Championships – Women's javelin throw

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These are the official results of the Women’s javelin throw event at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki, Finland, held at Helsinki Olympic Stadium on 11 and 12 August 1994.[1] There were a total number of 22 participating athletes. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin (old design). The qualification mark was set at 61.00 metres (200.13 ft).

Trine Hattestad of Norway won the gold medal with a throw of 68.00 metres (223.10 ft).

Medalists[edit]

Gold Norway Trine Hattestad
Norway (NOR)
Silver Germany Karen Forkel
Germany (GER)
Bronze Romania Felicia Ţilea
Romania (ROM)

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 1994 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Petra Felke (GDR) 80.00 m September 9, 1988 East Germany Potsdam, East Germany
Event Record  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 77.44 m August 28, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Notes
1 2 3
1 2  Karen Forkel (GER) 64.28 m
2 3  Felicia Ţilea (ROM) 62.84 m
3 4  Claudia Isăilă (ROM) 60.16 m
4 5  Jette Jeppesen (DEN) 59.64 m
5 6  Antoaneta Selenska (BUL) 59.26 m
6 7  Kinga Zsigmond (HUN) 58.18 m
7 9  Silke Gast (GER) 56.80 m
8 13  Nadine Auzeil (FRA) 55.12 m
9 14  Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 55.08 m
10 21  Shelley Holroyd (GBR) 51.26 m
11 22  Mirela Manjani (ALB) 49.96 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Notes
1 2 3
1 1  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 64.46 m
2 8  Rita Ramanauskaitė (LTU) 57.34 m
3 10  Tanja Damaske (GER) 56.14 m
4 11  Nathalie Teppe (FRA) 55.72 m
5 12  Taina Uppa (FIN) 55.66 m
6 15  Yekaterina Ivakina (RUS) 54.86 m
7 16  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 54.26 m
8 17  Sharon Gibson (GBR) 53.82 m
9 18  Päivi Alafrantti (FIN) 53.28 m
10 19  Claudia Coslovich (ITA) 53.10 m
11 20  Martine Bègue (FRA) 53.06 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 65.18 63.66 66.42 65.12 X 68.00 68.00 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Karen Forkel (GER) 65.26 59.68 X X 59.28 66.10 66.10 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Felicia Ţilea (ROM) 64.34 62.40 X X 59.78 X 64.34 m
4  Silke Gast (GER) 62.90 m
5  Rita Ramanauskaitė (LTU) 61.54 m
6  Tanja Damaske (GER) 61.32 m
7  Kinga Zsigmond (HUN) 59.74 m
8  Antoaneta Selenska (BUL) 57.76 m
9  Nathalie Teppe (FRA) 57.52 m
10  Taina Uppa (FIN) 57.20 m
11  Claudia Isăilă (ROM) 56.92 m
12  Jette Jeppesen (DEN) 56.06 m

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 22 athletes from 14 countries participated in the event.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 460–470, retrieved 13 August 2014