2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's javelin throw

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These are the official results of the Men's Javelin Throw event at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. There were a total number of 27 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday August 12, 2001. The qualification mark was set at 84.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Czech Republic Jan Železný
Czech Republic (CZE)
Silver Finland Aki Parviainen
Finland (FIN)
Bronze Greece Kostas Gatsioudis
Greece (GRE)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
10.08.2001 – 19:10h 10.08.2001 – 21:00h
Final Round
12.08.2001 – 14:40h

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 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m May 25, 1996 Germany Jena, Germany
Event Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 89.58 m August 13, 1995 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Season Best  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 92.41 m June 24, 2001 Finland Vaasa, Finland
Broken records during the 2001 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 91.31 m August 12, 2001 Canada Edmonton, Canada
Event Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 92.80 m
Season Best

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) 87.81 87.81 m
2 4  Raymond Hecht (GER) 84.90 84.90 m
3 6  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 81.99 77.86 84.13 84.13 m
4 8  Alexandr Ivanov (RUS) 83.18 78.04 X 83.18 m
5 12  Li Rongxiang (CHN) 81.39 81.78 80.71 81.78 m SB
6 14  Steve Backley (GBR) 81.50 80.63 81.40 81.50 m
7 15  Harri Haatainen (FIN) X 79.61 81.43 81.43 m
8 16  Dariusz Trafas (POL) 79.06 81.38 81.07 81.38 m
9 17  Peter Blank (GER) 80.96 79.11 X 80.96 m
10 18  Emeterio González (CUB) 74.38 79.71 72.96 79.71 m
11 20  Tom Pukstys (USA) 78.10 X 72.88 78.10 m
12 22  Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 77.91 X 71.59 77.91 m
13 23  Sergey Voynov (UZB) 76.77 X X 76.77 m
2  Matti Närhi (FIN) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (CZE) 90.76 90.76 m CR
2 3  Boris Henry (GER) 86.53 86.53 m SB
3 5  Mick Hill (GBR) 84.88 84.88 m SB
4 7  Breaux Greer (USA) 83.60 79.26 83.60 m
5 9  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 81.80 82.92 80.10 82.92 m
6 10  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) 76.13 X 81.85 81.85 m
7 11  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 81.82 X 81.17 81.82 m
8 13  Scott Russell (CAN) 79.98 80.04 81.66 81.66 m NR
9 19  Juha Laukkanen (FIN) 78.28 X X 78.28 m
10 21  Nick Nieland (GBR) 78.02 71.61 X 78.02 m
11 24  Terry McHugh (IRL) 71.99 75.49 73.12 75.49 m
12 25  Marc Van Mensel (BEL) 71.89 X X 71.89 m
13 26  Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 66.42 X 68.41 68.41 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Jan Železný (CZE) 81.76 92.80 89.45 X 87.28 X 92.80 m CR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 91.31 X X X X X 91.31 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Kostas Gatsioudis (GRE) X 88.39 87.54 89.95 X X 89.95 m
4  Breaux Greer (USA) 87.00 85.61 X X X X 87.00 m PB
5  Raymond Hecht (GER) 80.61 80.24 86.46 X 81.59 X 86.46 m
6  Boris Henry (GER) 80.70 85.52 84.52 X 85.51 85.33 85.52 m
7  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 83.64 78.59 X X 83.64 m
8  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 77.83 79.56 82.82 X 79.66 X 82.82 m
9  Li Rongxiang (CHN) 79.98 81.80 81.70 81.80 m SB
10  Alexandr Ivanov (RUS) X 78.85 80.56 80.56 m
11  Voldemārs Lūsis (LAT) X X 79.70 79.70 m
12  Mick Hill (GBR) 77.81 X X 77.81 m

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