2002 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

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These are the official results of the Men's javelin throw event at the 2002 European Championships in Munich, Germany. There were a total number of 21 participating athletes. The final was held on Friday August 9, 2002, and the qualifying round on Wednesday August 7, 2002 with the mark set at 82.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold United Kingdom Steve Backley
Great Britain (GBR)
Silver Russia Sergey Makarov
Russia (RUS)
Bronze Germany Boris Henry
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
07.08.2002 – 09:00 07.08.2002 – 10:20
Final Round
09.08.2002 – 19:45

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 2002 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m May 25, 1996 Germany Jena, Germany
Event Record  Steve Backley (GBR) 89.72 m August 23, 1998 Hungary Budapest, Hungary

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Steve Backley (GBR) 85.76 85.76 m
2 3  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 81.39 83.24 83.24 m
3 5  Jan Železný (CZE) 78.97 82.44 82.44 m
4 6  Boris Henry (GER) 82.31 82.31 m
5 9  Dariusz Trafas (POL) 79.84 79.67 80.28 80.28 m
6 10  Mick Hill (GBR) 75.13 79.38 X 79.38 m
7 11  Harri Haatainen (FIN) 71.77 78.04 79.25 79.25 m
8 12  Ari Pakarinen (FIN) 70.07 73.77 79.04 79.04 m
9 16  Vadims Vasiļevskis (LAT) 78.20 X 73.34 78.20 m
10 18  Gergely Horváth (HUN) 77.04 77.93 76.71 77.93 m
11 19  Vadim Bavikin (ISR) 77.73 75.73 74.99 77.73 m
12 22  Felix Loretz (SUI) 72.19 73.29 71.34 73.29 m
13 23  Richard Knudsen (DEN) 73.27 X 64.29 73.27 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 76.55 84.05 84.05 m
2 4  Aleksandr Ivanov (RUS) 77.94 77.77 82.60 82.60 m
3 7  Raymond Hecht (GER) 81.86 81.85 81.86 m
4 8  Aki Parviainen (FIN) X 81.49 81.49 m
5 13  Björn Lange (GER) 78.80 X 78.75 78.80 m
6 14  Gregor Hogler (AUT) 78.40 X 78.75 78.40 m
7 15  Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR) 75.18 78.36 X 78.36 m
8 17  Rajmund Kółko (POL) 78.05 X 74.94 78.05 m
9 20  Miroslav Guzdek (CZE) 69.99 75.84 71.55 75.84 m
10 21  Andrus Värnik (EST) X X 75.66 75.66 m
11 24  Joachim Kiteau (FRA) 64.56 72.29 X 72.29 m
12 25  Nick Nieland (GBR) X 71.92 X 71.92 m
 Terry McHugh (IRL) X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Steve Backley (GBR) 86.29 83.94 86.37 84.05 88.54 84.76 88.54 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Sergey Makarov (RUS) 88.05 85.78 85.76 X 86.31 X 88.05 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Boris Henry (GER) 85.23 85.10 83.71 X 85.33 80.99 85.33 m
4  Ēriks Rags (LAT) 84.07 X X 82.43 X 83.95 84.07 m
5  Raymond Hecht (GER) 83.95 83.57 X X 83.30 80.49 83.95 m
6  Aleksandr Ivanov (RUS) 77.76 82.17 82.66 82.26 80.69 82.57 82.66 m
7  Dariusz Trafas (POL) 79.51 X 77.86 80.37 X 80.09 80.37 m
8  Aki Parviainen (FIN) 78.91 X X 74.57 X 78.92 78.92 m
9  Harri Haatainen (FIN) X X 78.27 78.27 m
10  Mick Hill (GBR) 76.12 X X 76.12 m
 Jan Železný (CZE) X X X NM
 Ari Pakarinen (FIN) X DNF

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