2001 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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Events at the
2001 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
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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
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Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
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Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
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Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The final of the Women's Javelin Throw event at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada was held on Monday August 6, 2001. There were a total number of 22 participating athletes, with the qualification mark was set at 61.00 metres. Cuba's eventual winner Osleidys Menéndez broke the event record twice during the final, in her second (69.42 metres) and third attempt (69.53 metres).

Medalists[edit]

Gold Cuba Osleidys Menéndez
Cuba (CUB)
Silver Greece Mirela Manjani-Tzelili
Greece (GRE)
Bronze Cuba Sonia Bisset
Cuba (CUB)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
04.08.2001 – 14:35h 04.08.2001 – 16:25h
Final Round
06.08.2001 – 17:05h

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  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.54 m July 1, 2001 Greece Rethymno, Greece
Event Record  Mirela Manjani-Tzelili (GRE) 67.09 m August 28, 1999 Spain Seville, Spain
Season Best  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.54 m July 1, 2001 Greece Rethymno, Greece
Broken records during the 2001 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 69.53 m August 6, 2001 Canada Edmonton, Canada

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Nikola Tomecková (CZE) X 65.71 65.71 m NR
2 3  Sonia Bisset (CUB) 60.78 63.24 63.24 m
3 5  Mirela Manjani-Tzelili (GRE) 61.75 61.75 m
4 7  Wei Jianhua (CHN) 61.56 61.56 m SB
5 9  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 59.59 60.89 57.83 60.89 m
6 13  Paula Huhtaniemi (FIN) 53.68 58.26 X 58.26 m
7 14  Nikolett Szabó (HUN) 57.21 X 57.60 57.60 m
8 15  Rita Ramanauskaitė (LTU) 52.72 57.43 X 57.43 m
9 18  Takako Miyake (JPN) 55.81 56.05 54.94 56.05 m
10 19  Ana Mirela Ţermure (ROM) X 52.14 52.65 52.65 m
11 22  Dominique Bilodeau (CAN) 45.24 X 44.01 45.24 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 64.39 64.39 m
2 4  Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 60.22 61.93 61.93 m
3 6  Steffi Nerius (GER) 61.90 61.90 m
4 8  Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) 59.40 61.42 61.42 m
5 10  Xiomara Rivero (CUB) 59.78 58.60 59.14 59.78 m
6 11  Taina Kolkkala (FIN) 54.83 59.62 59.06 59.62 m SB
7 12  Claudia Coslovich (ITA) 58.42 53.76 58.34 58.42 m
8 16  Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan (ROM) 56.61 X X 56.61 m
9 17  Laverne Eve (BAH) 55.26 X 56.10 56.10 m
10 20  Zuleima Araméndiz (COL) 52.23 50.70 50.98 52.23 m
11 21  Lindy Leveaux (SEY) 49.01 49.40 X 49.40 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 66.56 69.42 69.53 X 65.63 66.70 69.53 m CR
2nd  Mirela Manjani-Tzelili (GRE) 64.69 63.80 X X 65.78 62.68 65.78 m
3rd  Sonia Bisset (CUB) 63.14 X 57.77 61.32 64.69 X 64.69 m
4  Nikola Tomecková (CZE) 63.11 62.91 X X 62.74 59.83 63.11 m
5  Steffi Nerius (GER) 62.08 X 58.52 X X 56.01 62.08 m
6  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 61.94 60.40 X 57.91 60.89 60.91 61.94 m
7  Xiomara Rivero (CUB) 58.56 61.60 59.00 61.27 61.43 61.40 61.60 m
8  Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi (GRE) 61.01 57.88 58.61 60.74 58.17 58.96 61.01 m
9  Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) 59.26 60.91 X 60.91 m
10  Wei Jianhua (CHN) 52.48 58.31 58.45 58.45 m
11  Claudia Coslovich (ITA) 54.46 57.27 56.08 57.27 m
12  Taina Kolkkala (FIN) 53.72 57.21 53.19 57.21 m

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