1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's hammer throw

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Events at the 1998 European
Athletics Championships

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Men's hammer throw at the 1998 European Athletics Championships on a stamp of Hungary

These are the official results of the Men's hammer throw event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Thirty-six athletes took part. The qualification mark was set at 77.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Hungary Tibor Gécsek
Hungary (HUN)
Silver Hungary Balázs Kiss
Hungary (HUN)
Bronze Germany Karsten Kobs
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
18.08.1998 – ??:??h 18.08.1998 – ??:??h
Final Round
19.08.1998 – ??:??h

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 1998 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Event Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Adrián Annus (HUN) 79.52 m
2 5  Hristos Polihroniou (GRE) 77.99 m
3 6  Heinz Weis (GER) 77.46 m
4 7  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 77.43 m
5 8  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) 76.66 m
6 10  Vladyslav Piskunov (UKR) 76.24 m
7 13  Vasiliy Sidorenko (RUS) 75.56 m
8 14  Andrey Skvaruk (UKR) 75.56 m
9 15  Loris Paoluzzi (ITA) 75.00 m
10 16  Enrico Sgrulletti (ITA) 74.91 m
11 18  Sergey Kirmasov (RUS) 74.50 m
12 21  Gilles Dupray (FRA) 73.92 m
13 22  András Haklits (CRO) 73.41 m
14 25  Pavel Sedláček (CZE) 72.68 m
15 28  Vítor Costa (POR) 72.28 m
16 30  Ivan Tikhon (BLR) 71.50 m
17 33  Paddy McGrath (IRL) 66.25 m
 Marko Wahlman (FIN) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 79.44 m
2 3  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) 78.09 m
3 4  Balázs Kiss (HUN) 78.06 m
4 9  Karsten Kobs (GER) 76.67 m
5 11  Oleksandr Krykun (UKR) 75.90 m
6 12  Christophe Épalle (FRA) 75.75 m
7 17  Nicola Vizzoni (ITA) 74.65 m
8 19  Vladimír Maška (CZE) 74.12 m
9 20  Holger Klose (GER) 74.05 m
10 23  David Chaussinand (FRA) 73.30 m
11 24  Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (FIN) 73.13 m
12 26  Jan Bielecki (DEN) 72.48 m
13 27  Alexandros Papadimitriou (GRE) 72.47 m
14 29  Maciej Pałyszko (POL) 72.03 m
15 31  Nikolay Avlasevich (BLR) 69.11 m
16 32  Per Karlsson (SWE) 67.20 m
17 34  Dorian Collaku (ALB) 64.88 m
18 35  Roman Linscheid (IRL) 63.75 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 80.94 X 81.66 X 82.87 82.25 82.87 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Balázs Kiss (HUN) 80.96 80.71 X 78.87 80.38 81.26 81.26 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Karsten Kobs (GER) X 77.83 75.22 X 80.13 X 80.13 m
4  Heinz Weis (GER) 76.89 80.04 78.79 X 77.28 77.15 80.04 m
5  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) X X 77.37 X X 78.16 78.16 m
6  Hristos Polihroniou (GRE) X 77.97 X 74.95 77.43 X 77.97 m
7  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) X X 77.81 X X 76.93 77.81 m
8  Adrián Annus (HUN) 75.77 76.19 X 77.29 76.43 76.09 77.29 m
9  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) 76.11 75.66 75.32 76.11 m
10  Vladyslav Piskunov (UKR) X 74.30 75.10 75.10 m
11  Oleksandr Krykun (UKR) 74.34 73.41 X 74.34 m
12  Christophe Épalle (FRA) 70.33 74.00 73.82 74.00 m

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