1997 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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Events at the
1997 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 Women's Javelin Throw event at the 1997 World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 29 participating athletes, with the final held on Saturday August 9, 1997. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin (old design).

Medalists[edit]

Gold Norway Trine Hattestad
Norway (NOR)
Silver Australia Joanna Stone
Australia (AUS)
Bronze Germany Tanja Damaske
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
07.08.1997 – 08:30h 07.08.1997 – 10:10h
Final Round
09.08.1997 – 19:10h

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 1997 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Petra Felke-Meier (GDR) 80.00 m September 9, 1988 East Germany Potsdam, East Germany
Event Record  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 76.64 m September 6, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Season Best  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 69.66 m June 18, 1997 Finland Helsinki, Finland

Qualification[edit]

  • Held on Thursday 1997-08-07
RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 66.12 m
2.  Heli Rantanen (FIN) 64.46 m
3.  Mirela Maniani-Tzelili (GRE) 63.50 m
4.  Felicia Țilea-Moldovan (ROM) 63.06 m
5.  Oksana Ovchinnikova (RUS) 61.58 m
6.  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 60.90 m
7.  Karen Forkel (GER) 60.70 m
8.  Zuleima Araméndiz (COL) 58.98 m
9.  Laverne Eve (BAH) 58.80 m
10.  Nikolett Szabó (HUN) 57.78 m
11.  Lee Young-Sun (KOR) 55.98 m
12.  Lynda Lipson (USA) 52.64 m
13.  Shelley Holroyd (GBR) 51.06 m
14.  Trishel Thompson (GUY) 38.14 m


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Joanna Stone (AUS) 67.72 m
2.  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 63.92 m
3.  Sonia Bisset (CUB) 63.48 m
4.  Tanja Damaske (GER) 63.30 m
5.  Rita Ramanauskaitė (LTU) 62.60 m
6.  Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) 61.78 m
7.  Silke Renk (GER) 60.72 m
8.  Odelmys Palma (CUB) 58.42 m
9.  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 57.84 m
10.  Taina Uppa (FIN) 57.72 m
11.  Ewa Rybak (POL) 56.24 m
12.  Nicole Carroll (USA) 55.62 m
13.  Erica Wheeler (USA) 54.16 m
14.  Ageliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 53.48 m
15.  Nikola Tomečková (CZE) 52.86 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 68.78 63.32 X 66.32 X 65.46 68.78 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Joanna Stone (AUS) 64.68 68.16 66.94 66.12 68.64 68.60 68.64 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Tanja Damaske (GER) 64.30 63.72 64.36 64.18 66.26 67.12 67.12 m
4  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 64.50 X 63.72 61.70 64.14 66.00 66.00 m
5  Felicia Țilea-Moldovan (ROM) 60.32 55.24 64.90 61.14 59.24 64.40 64.90 m
6  Sonia Bisset (CUB) 63.80 63.16 63.08 60.44 60.52 63.34 63.80 m
7  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 63.76 62.44 X 59.88 63.02 62.14 63.76 m
8  Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) X 63.76 X 62.68 X X 63.76 m
9  Oksana Ovchinnikova (RUS) 58.72 61.32 62.92 62.92 m
10  Heli Rantanen (FIN) 62.64 59.96 X 62.64 m
11  Mirela Maniani-Tzelili (GRE) 61.02 X 57.80 61.02 m
12  Rita Ramanauskaitė (LTU) 56.80 57.38 56.36 57.38 m

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