2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

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Events at the
2010 World Junior
Championships in Athletics

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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
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men
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
10,000 m walk men women
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 men's discus throw at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held at the Moncton 2010 Stadium on 23 & 24 July.[1][2] A 1.75kg (junior implement) discus was used.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Andrius Gudžius
 Lithuania
Andrei Gag
 Romania
Julian Wruck
 Australia

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world junior and championship records were as follows.

Name Nationality Time Location Date
World junior record Mykyta Nesterenko Ukraine Ukraine 70.13 Halle (Saale) May 24, 2008

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

24 July

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s) Andrius Gudžius  Lithuania 60.80 63.45 62.49 63.41 63.78 x 63.78
2nd, silver medalist(s) Andrei Gag  Romania 61.85 59.93 x 59.77 x x 61.85 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Julian Wruck  Australia 59.88 61.09 60.65 x 60.87 60.55 61.09
4 Mykyta Nesterenko  Ukraine 58.24 43.55 59.96 60.54 55.94 58.96 60.54
5 Chad Wright  Jamaica 57.44 60.04 60.33 x x 58.37 60.33
6 Lawrence Okoye  United Kingdom x 48.90 58.49 59.77 59.18 x 59.77
7 Traves Smikle  Jamaica x 51.20 58.11 59.59 57.41 55.85 59.59
8 Michael Salzer  Germany 58.14 x 59.51 x 57.39 x 59.51
9 David Wrobel  Germany 57.81 56.80 54.62 57.81
10 Andrew Evans  United States 55.27 56.91 x 56.91
11 Eduardo Albertazzi  Italy 56.08 53.13 x 56.08
12 Danijel Furtula  Montenegro 54.64 x x 54.64

Qualifications[edit]

23 July

Qualification standard 59.40m or at least best 12 qualified.

Group A[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
1 2 3
1 Julian Wruck  Australia 45.83 45.75 52.47 59.87 Q
2 Traves Smikle  Jamaica 57.82 x 59.59 59.59 Q
3 Lawrence Okoye  United Kingdom 57.24 x 59.56 59.56 Q
4 Michael Salzer  Germany x 58.57 57.48 58.57 q
5 Danijel Furtula  Montenegro 57.71 53.92 x 57.71 q
6 Andrei Gag  Romania 56.99 x x 56.99 q
7 Evgeniy Talanovskiy  Russia 55.32 x 56.08 56.08
8 Michal Mikulicz  Poland 55.85 x 55.70 55.85
9 Lukas Weisshaidinger  Austria 55.33 x 55.05 55.33
10 Alex Rose  United States x 53.46 x 53.46
11 Mažvydas Butkus  Lithuania 51.47 53.00 52.60 53.00
12 János Huszák  Hungary x x 48.69 52.47
13 Tan Shen  China x 52.11 x 52.11
14 Prabhjot Singh  India 49.39 51.75 50.25 51.75
15 Itamar Levi  Israel 50.63 51.12 50.16 51.12
16 Cristian Iovu  Romania 46.78 49.51 48.14 49.51
17 Juan Caicedo  Ecuador 59.87 - - 48.69
18 Quincy Wilson  Trinidad and Tobago x x x NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
1 2 3
1 Andrius Gudžius  Lithuania x 55.57 63.14 63.14 Q
2 Mykyta Nesterenko  Ukraine 60.90 - - 60.90 Q
3 Chad Wright  Jamaica 59.55 - - 59.55 Q
4 David Wrobel  Germany 58.25 58.48 x 58.48 q
5 Eduardo Albertazzi  Italy 57.59 58.36 - 58.36 q
6 Andrew Evans  United States 54.91 x 57.18 57.18 q
7 Kripal Singh Batth  India x 54.52 55.84 55.84
8 Eisa Zankawi  Kuwait 52.87 54.90 x 54.90
9 Zane Duquemin  United Kingdom 52.86 52.93 54.62 54.62
10 Dewald van Heerden  South Africa 52.27 54.33 x 54.33
11 Ben Getemans  Bulgaria 43.35 53.03 54.14 54.14
12 Andrew Wells  Canada x 54.05 x 54.05
13 Amine Atik  Morocco 52.18 x 48.28 52.18
14 Takumi Inubushi  Japan 50.35 x 49.02 50.35
15 Michael Klatsia  Cyprus 34.90 x 47.72 47.72
16 Lolassonn Djouhan  France x 44.83 42.21 44.83
17 Hamed Mansour  Syria x x x NM

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 35 athletes from 28 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 2010 Moncton CAN Jul 19-25, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 9 Mar 2014, retrieved 13 June 2015 
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015