1998 in hammer throw

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This page lists the World Best Year Performance in the year 1998 in both the men's and the women's hammer throw. One of the main events during this season were the 1998 European Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, where the final of the men's competition was held on August 19, 1998.

Men[edit]

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1998 season in track and field
World Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany

1998 World Year Ranking[edit]

Rank Mark Athlete Venue Date Note
1 83.68 m  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) Zalaegerszeg, Hungary 1998-09-19 PB
2 83.62 m  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) Stayki, Belarus 1998-06-20
3 83.00 m  Balázs Kiss (HUN) Saint-Denis, France 1998-06-04 PB
4 82.62 m  Sergey Kirmasov (RUS) Bryansk, Russia 1998-05-30 PB
5 82.22 m  Holger Klose (GER) Dortmund, Germany 1998-05-02 PB
6 81.27 m  Heinz Weis (GER) Bad Köstritz, Germany 1998-09-19
7 81.22 m  Adrián Annus (HUN) Szombathely, Hungary 1998-04-25
8 81.21 m  Karsten Kobs (GER) Dortmund, Germany 1998-07-25
9 80.89 m  Vasiliy Sidorenko (RUS) Uniondale, Indiana, USA 1998-07-22
10 80.88 m  Lance Deal (USA) Eugene, Oregon, USA 1998-05-31
11 80.71 m  Gilles Dupray (FRA) Clermont-Ferrand, France 1998-05-21
12 80.70 m  Andrey Abduvaliyev (UZB) Turin, Italy 1998-06-24
13 80.19 m  Zsolt Németh (HUN) Veszprém, Hungary 1998-09-10 PB
14 79.82 m  Ilya Konovalov (RUS) Togliattigrad, Russia 1998-05-15
15 79.64 m  Enrico Sgrulletti (ITA) Rome, Italy 1998-05-24
16 79.58 m  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) Białystok, Poland 1998-08-25
17 79.10 m  Vadim Khersontsev (RUS) Sankt Peterburg, Russia 1998-06-16
18 79.04 m  Christophe Épalle (FRA) Clermont-Ferrand, France 1998-05-10
19 79.02 m  Loris Paoluzzi (ITA) Tirrenia, Italy 1998-08-08
20 78.96 m  Andrey Skvaruk (UKR) Königs Wusterhausen, Germany 1998-08-30
21 78.92 m  Hristos Polihroniou (GRE) Athens, Greece 1998-07-18
22 78.78 m  Andrey Budykin (RUS) Bryansk, Russia 1998-05-30
23 78.76 m  Aleksandr Seleznyov (RUS) Moscow, Russia 1998-06-08
24 78.66 m  Vladyslav Piskunov (UKR) Kiev, Ukraine 1998-08-02
25 78.57 m  Koji Murofushi (JPN) Bangkok, Thailand 1998-12-13

Women[edit]

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1998 season in track and field
World Record  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 73.10 m June 22, 1997 Germany Munich, Germany
Standing records after to the 1998 season in track and field
World Record  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 73.14 m July 16, 1998 Romania Poiana Brasov, Romania

1998 World Year Ranking[edit]

Rank Mark Athlete Venue Date Note
1 73.80 m  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) Togliattigrad, Russia 1998-05-15 [1]
2 73.14 m  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) Poiana Brasov, Romania 1998-07-16 WR
3 67.83 m  Lyudmila Gubkina (BLR) Rüdlingen, Switzerland 1998-08-23
4 67.16 m  Deborah Sosimenko (AUS) Sydney, Australia 1998-08-10
5 67.08 m  Amy Palmer (USA) Austin, United States 1998-04-02
6 66.82 m  Kirsten Münchow (GER) Wiesau, Germany 1998-04-25
7 66.17 m  Simone Mathes (GER) Dortmund, Germany 1998-05-02
8 65.77 m  Tatyana Konstantinova (RUS) Togliattigrad, Russia 1998-05-15
9 65.00 m  Lisa Misipeka (ASA) Gainesville, United States 1998-05-24
10 64.61 m  Alla Davydova (RUS) Togliattigrad, Russia 1998-05-15
11 64.50 m  Susanne Keil (GER) Rüdlingen, Switzerland 1998-08-23
12 64.23 m  Sviatlana Sudak (BLR) Nitra, Slovakia 1998-08-25
13 64.18 m  Manuela Priemer (GER) Erfurt, Germany 1998-05-21
14 64.15 m  Cécile Lignot-Maubert (FRA) Clermont-Ferrand, France 1998-04-25
15 64.12 m  Windy Dean (USA) New Orleans, United States 1998-06-19
16 63.95 m  Katalin Divós (HUN) Veszprém, Hungary 1998-09-10
17 63.80 m  Renetta Seiler (USA) Columbia, United States 1998-05-15 PB
18 63.64 m  Anna Mahon (USA) Philadelphia, United States 1998-04-25
19 63.55 m  Dawn Ellerbe (USA) Provo, United States 1998-04-10
20 63.30 m  Lorraine Shaw (GBR) Bedford, United Kingdom 1998-08-29
21 63.20 m  Norbi Balantén (CUB) Havana, Cuba 1998-08-01
22 62.83 m  Iryna Sekachova (UKR) Bila Tserkva, Ukraine 1998-06-26
23 62.79 m  Manuela Montebrun (FRA) Dreux, France 1998-07-11
24 62.78 m  Viktoriya Polyanskaya (RUS) Moscow, Russia 1998-08-03 PB
25 62.72 m  Kamila Skolimowska (POL) Budapest, Hungary 1998-08-21

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Mark not ratified by the IAAF as a World record

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