2007 World Championships in Athletics – Women's javelin throw

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Events at the
2007 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
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The Women's Javelin Throw event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics took place on August 29, 2007 (qualification) and August 31, 2007 (final) at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan. The qualification mark was set at 61.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Czech Republic Barbora Špotáková (CZE)
Silver Germany Christina Obergföll (GER)
Bronze Germany Steffi Nerius (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
29.08.2007 – 10:00h 29.08.2007 – 11:25h
Final Round
31.08.2007 – 20:40h

Abbreviations[edit]

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 2005 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 m August 14, 2005 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Event Record  Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 m August 14, 2005 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Season Best  Christina Obergföll (GER) 70.20 m June 23, 2007 Germany Munich, Germany

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Throws Result Note
1 2 3
1 1 Czech Republic Nikola Brejchová (CZE) 64.29 64.29 m SB
2 8 Poland Barbara Madejczyk (POL) 60.09 60.86 57.87 60.86 m
3 9 Germany Christina Obergföll (GER) 59.92 60.77 60.49 60.77 m
4 11 Cuba Sonia Bisset (CUB) 60.25 X 59.02 60.25 m
5 13 Finland Taina Kolkkala (FIN) 58.61 59.52 59.47 59.52 m SB
6 14 Italy Zahra Bani (ITA) 59.02 57.74 57.71 59.02 m  
7 16 Russia Lada Chernova (RUS) 58.12 55.72 56.93 58.12 m  
8 17 Russia Mariya Yakovenko (RUS) 55.96 57.09 57.51 57.51 m  
9 18 United Kingdom Goldie Sayers (GBR) 55.40 54.78 57.23 57.23 m  
10 21 Romania Monica Stoian (ROM) 56.84 55.68 55.22 56.84 m  
11 22 Brazil Alessandra Resende (BRA) 56.42 56.07 56.38 56.42 m  
12 23 Thailand Buoban Pamang (THA) 56.28 55.19 55.21 56.28 m  
13 25 Lithuania Indrė Jakubaitytė (LTU) 51.84 56.16 X 56.16 m  
14 26 United States Dana Pounds (USA) 50.43 55.00 53.02 55.00 m  
15 29 Nicaragua Dalila Rugama (NCA) 53.22 X 49.05 53.22 m  
16 30 Samoa Serafina Akeli (SAM) 47.91 X 50.29 50.29 m SB
17 31 Japan Emika Yoshida (JPN) 47.49 49.13 49.70 49.70 m  

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Throws Result Note
1 2 3
1 2 Czech Republic Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 63.77 63.77 m SB
2 3 Finland Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 63.58 63.58 m SB
3 4 Germany Linda Stahl (GER) 62.80 62.80 m PB
4 5 Greece Savva Lika (GRE) 57.39 57.91 62.38 62.38 m SB
5 6 Germany Steffi Nerius (GER) 60.94 61.89 61.89 m
6 7 Ukraine Olha Ivankova (UKR) X 61.68 61.68 m PB
7 10 Russia Mariya Abakumova (RUS) 60.55 58.79 59.19 60.55 m
8 12 Romania Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan (ROM) 51.70 60.07 X 60.07 m
9 15 Portugal Sílvia Cruz (POR) 54.81 56.62 58.53 58.53 m  
10 19 Cyprus Alexandra Nasta-Tsisiou (CYP) 57.17 X 54.49 57.17 m SB
11 20 The Bahamas Lavern Eve (BAH) X 55.02 56.87 56.87 m  
12 24 Poland Urszula Jasinska (POL) 54.70 56.20 53.68 56.20 m  
13 27 Spain Mercedes Chilla (ESP) 51.63 X 53.64 53.64 m  
14 28 China Chang Chunfeng (CHN) 51.67 X 53.41 53.41 m  
15 32 Bulgaria Rumyana Karapetrova (BUL) 48.50 X 47.68 48.50 m  
Seychelles Lindy Leveau-Agricole (SEY) X X X NM  

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s) Czech Republic Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 66.40 60.30 67.07 64.28 63.56 64.61 67.07 m NR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Germany Christina Obergföll (GER) 64.01 65.26 60.90 61.87 61.12 66.46 66.46 m  
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Germany Steffi Nerius (GER) 59.89 59.75 59.96 64.42 62.38 X 64.42 m  
4 Czech Republic Nikola Brejchová (CZE) 60.25 61.93 63.73 62.44 X X 63.73 m  
5 Greece Savva Lika (GRE) 59.07 59.24 61.72 58.68 59.90 63.13 63.13 m PB
6 Cuba Sonia Bisset (CUB) 57.77 56.38 61.74 X X 53.18 61.74 m  
7 Russia Mariya Abakumova (RUS) 61.43 59.91 X X X 60.74 61.43 m  
8 Germany Linda Stahl (GER) 60.10 58.28 58.38 61.03 X 59.75 61.03 m  
9 Poland Barbara Madejczyk (POL) 58.37 58.31 57.32 58.37 m  
10 Ukraine Olha Ivankova (UKR) 57.56 56.88 57.87 57.87 m  
11 Romania Felicia Ţilea-Moldovan (ROM) 54.76 55.71 X 55.71 m  
12 Finland Paula Tarvainen (FIN) 53.50 X 50.04 53.50 m  

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