2007 World Championships in Athletics – Women's discus throw

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The women's Discus Throw event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics took place on August 27, 2007 (qualification) and August 29, 2007 (final) at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan.

Medallists[edit]

Gold Germany Franka Dietzsch (GER)
Silver Cuba Yarelis Barrios (CUB)
Bronze Romania Nicoleta Grasu (ROM)

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]

World Record  Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) 76.80 Neubrandenburg, East Germany 8 July 1986
Championship Record  Martina Hellmann (GDR) 71.62 Rome, Italy 31 August 1987

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Place Athlete Mark Notes pie
1 Germany Franka Dietzsch (GER) 65.17 Q
2 Romania Nicoleta Grasu (ROM) 64.26 Q PB
3 Cuba Yarelis Barrios (CUB) 63.44 Q PB
4 Belarus Iryna Yatchenko (BLR) 62.63 Q
5 China Ma Xuejun (CHN) 60.89 q
6 Australia Dani Samuels (AUS) 60.44  
7 China Song Aimin (CHN) 60.10  
8 Ukraine Kateryna Karsak (UKR) 59.46  
9 Poland Wioletta Potepa (POL) 59.20  
10 Sweden Anna Söderberg (SWE) 58.65  
11 United States Becky Breisch (USA) 58.42  
12 Serbia Dragana Tomašević (SRB) 57.96  
13 United States Cecilia Barnes (USA) 53.02  
14 Cook Islands Tereapii Tapoki (COK) 50.35  

Group B[edit]

Place Athlete Mark Notes
1 Poland Joanna Wisniewska (POL) 63.13 Q SB
2 China Sun Taifeng (CHN) 61.99 Q
3 Russia Darya Pishchalnikova (RUS) 61.88 Q
4 France Mélina Robert-Michon (FRA) 61.66 Q
5 Cuba Yania Ferrales (CUB) 61.48 q
6 Ukraine Natalya Fokina-Semenova (UKR) 61.33 q
7 Ukraine Olena Antonova (UKR) 60.90 q
8 United States Suzy Powell-Roos (USA) 59.57  
9 Czech Republic Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová (CZE) 57.56  
10 Brazil Elisângela Adriano (BRA) 57.21  
11 India Krishna Poonia (IND) 57.17  
12 Germany Nadine Müller (GER) 55.98  
13 New Zealand Beatrice Faumuina (NZL) 55.75  
14 Japan Yuka Murofushi (JPN) 52.76  

Final[edit]

The finalists
Place Athlete Mark Notes
1 Germany Franka Dietzsch (GER) 66.61  
2 Cuba Yarelis Barrios (CUB) 63.90 PB
3 Romania Nicoleta Grasu (ROM) 63.40  
4 China Sun Taifeng (CHN) 63.22  
5 Ukraine Olena Antonova (UKR) 62.41 SB
6 Poland Joanna Wisniewska (POL) 61.35  
7 Ukraine Natalya Fokina-Semenova (UKR) 61.17  
8 China Ma Xuejun (CHN) 59.37  
9 Belarus Iryna Yatchenko (BLR) 58.67  
10 Cuba Yania Ferrales (CUB) 58.20  
11 France Mélina Robert-Michon (FRA) 57.81  

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