1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin throw

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Events at the
1995 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
5000 m men women
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 women
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 Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden. There were a total number of 37 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday 13 August 1995. The qualification mark was set at 82.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Czech Republic Jan Železný
Czech Republic (CZE)
Silver United Kingdom Steve Backley
Great Britain (GBR)
Bronze Germany Boris Henry
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
11.08.1995 – 09:30h 11.08.1995 – 11:30h
Final Round
13.08.1995 – 16:00h

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 1995 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 95.66 m August 28, 1993 United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom
Event Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 85.98 m August 16, 1993 Germany Stuttgart, Germany
Season Best  Raymond Hecht (GER) 92.60 m July 21, 1995 Norway Oslo, Norway
Broken records during the 1995 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Boris Henry (GER) 87.60 m August 13, 1995 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
 Jan Železný (CZE) 89.58 m

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 4  Mick Hill (GBR) X 83.54 83.54 m
2 9  Andreas Linden (GER) 66.30 80.16 X 80.16 m
3 10  Raymond Hecht (GER) 79.82 X 78.32 79.82 m
4 11  Harri Hakkarainen (FIN) 79.66 78.70 79.04 79.66 m
5 13  Vladimir Sasimovich (BLR) 78.40 78.94 76.54 78.94 m
6 14  Vladimir Ovchinnikov (RUS) 77.48 78.28 X 78.28 m
7 15  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 75.10 X 77.62 77.62 m
8 16  Andrew Currey (AUS) 76.84 72.50 74.50 76.84 m
9 19  Tom Pukstys (USA) 75.08 76.12 75.06 76.12 m
10 20  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 74.98 X X 74.98 m
11 22  Kenneth Petersen (DEN) X 69.32 74.22 74.22 m
12 24  Phillip Spies (RSA) X X 74.06 74.06 m
13 27  Ivan Mustapić (CRO) X 73.12 71.34 73.12 m
14 28  Edgar Baumann (PAR) 72.90 71.40 70.78 72.90 m
15 30  Viktor Zaitsev (UZB) X X 71.08 71.08 m
16 31  Aleksandr Fingert (ISR) 68.30 66.46 70.94 70.94 m
17 34  Kazuhiro Mizoguchi (JPN) X 68.66 X 68.66 m
18 35  Frans Mahuse (INA) 62.62 68.18 X 68.18 m
19 36  Fernando Palomo (ESA) X 62.90 X 62.90 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (CZE) 78.98 90.12 90.12 m
2 2  Boris Henry (GER) 87.60 87.60 m
3 3  Andrey Moruyev (RUS) 85.60 85.60 m
4 5  Steve Backley (GBR) 83.20 83.20 m
5 6  Seppo Räty (FIN) 79.82 82.42 82.42 m
6 7  Yuriy Rybin (RUS) X X 82.14 82.14 m
7 8  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 72.74 80.98 80.98 m
8 12  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 74.02 77.42 79.00 79.00 m
9 17  Emeterio González (CUB) X X 76.54 76.54 m
10 18  Gregor Högler (AUT) 76.12 76.08 76.40 76.40 m
11 21  Terry McHugh (IRL) 74.58 73.90 71.64 74.58 m
12 23  Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 74.10 73.74 71.18 74.10 m
13 25  Vladimir Parfyonov (UZB) X 67.22 73.64 73.64 m
14 26  Fikret Özsoy (TUR) 73.50 X X 73.50 m
15 29  Ed Kaminski (USA) X 70.64 71.92 71.92 m
16 32  Kim Ki-Hun (KOR) 67.46 70.20 66.62 70.20 m
17 33  Juan de la Garza (MEX) X X 70.20 70.20 m
37  Donald Sild (EST) X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Jan Železný (CZE) 80.52 83.02 82.92 88.92 89.06 89.58 89.58 m CR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Steve Backley (GBR) 81.10 X 78.30 X 84.92 86.30 86.30 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Boris Henry (GER) 83.10 85.16 84.30 80.36 84.06 86.08 86.08 m
4  Raymond Hecht (GER) 83.30 X 82.80 83.02 81.48 81.74 83.30 m
5  Dag Wennlund (SWE) X 78.68 82.04 82.04 m
6  Mick Hill (GBR) 79.06 79.88 81.06 X 79.06 X 81.06 m
7  Yuriy Rybin (RUS) X 75.76 81.00 X 79.54 X 81.00 m
8  Andreas Linden (GER) X 80.76 X 79.72 78.16 80.76 m
9  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 79.58 X X 79.58 m
10  Andrey Moruyev (RUS) X 78.30 79.14 79.14 m
11  Seppo Räty (FIN) 78.66 78.76 74.94 78.76 m
12  Harri Hakkarainen (FIN) 74.74 76.00 78.16 78.16 m

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