2012 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

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Events at the
2012 European
Athletics 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
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's javelin throw at the 2012 European Athletics Championships was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on 27 and 28 June.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Vítězslav Veselý
 Czech Republic
Silver Valeriy Iordan
 Russia
Bronze Ari Mannio
 Finland

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 European Athletics Championships
World record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
European record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
Championship record  Steve Backley (GBR) 89.72 Budapest, Hungary 23 August 1998
World Leading  Vítězslav Veselý (CZE) 88.11 Oslo, Norway 7 June 2012
European Leading  Vítězslav Veselý (CZE) 88.11 Oslo, Norway 7 June 2012

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
27 June 2012 18:15 Qualification
28 June 2012 18:45 Final

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Qualification: Qualification Performance 83.00 (Q) or at least 12 best performers advance to the final

Rank Group Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 A Ari Mannio  Finland 77.81 84.31 84.31 Q, SB
2 B Oleksandr Pyatnytsya  Ukraine 82.37 81.66 x 82.37 q
3 A Igor Janik  Poland 82.37 x x 82.37 q, SB
4 B Valeriy Iordan  Russia 82.32 82.32 q, PB
5 B Kim Amb  Sweden 76.78 80.69 80.69 q
6 B Tero Pitkämäki  Finland 77.70 80.66 80.66 q
7 B Tino Häber  Germany 76.25 76.67 79.86 79.86 q
8 A Risto Mätas  Estonia 79.34 77.03 x 79.34 q
9 B Andreas Thorkildsen  Norway 79.34 79.34 q
10 A Vítězslav Veselý  Czech Republic x 78.45 79.09 79.09 q
11 A Paweł Rakoczy  Poland 79.02 x x 79.02 q
12 A Gabriel Wallin  Sweden 75.83 78.66 78.89 78.89 q
13 A Thomas Röhler  Germany x 77.95 78.89 78.89
14 A Fatih Avan  Turkey 78.27 x 78.31 78.31
15 A Ainārs Kovals  Latvia x 76.32 71.33 76.32
16 B Mark Frank  Germany x 72.61 75.55 75.55
17 B Bartosz Osewski  Poland 74.82 75.26 x 75.26
18 A Oleksandr Nychyporchuk  Ukraine 70.54 74.91 74.35 74.91
19 A Marko Jänes  Estonia 70.99 74.74 71.71 74.74 SB
20 B Dejan Mileusnic  Bosnia and Herzegovina 72.95 69.16 73.84 73.84
21 A Melik Janoyan  Armenia 69.40 66.20 72.59 72.59
22 A Matija Kranjc  Slovenia 72.49 70.67 70.18 72.49
23 A Zigismunds Sirmais  Latvia x 71.02 72.42 72.42
DQ A Yervásios Filippídis  Greece 69.34 72.39 70.98 72.39 Doping
24 B Tanel Laanmäe  Estonia 71.87 x 68.94 71.87
25 B Martin Benák  Slovakia 69.23 70.60 69.97 70.60
26 B Petr Frydrych  Czech Republic 68.31 x 68.88 68.88
28 B Vadims Vasiļevskis  Latvia x x x NM
28 B Teemu Wirkkala  Finland x NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Vítězslav Veselý  Czech Republic 74.04 83.72 74.63 78.61 83.51 77.64 83.72
2nd, silver medalist(s) Valeriy Iordan  Russia 83.23 x 79.92 74.63 83.23 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ari Mannio  Finland 75.93 82.17 x 82.63 x 79.04 82.63
4 Andreas Thorkildsen  Norway 81.55 78.12 77.07 81.55
5 Oleksandr Pyatnytsya  Ukraine 81.41 x 78.81 80.73 80.10 77.25 81.41
6 Igor Janik  Poland 79.58 81.21 x x 79.04 x 81.21
7 Kim Amb  Sweden 77.30 79.03 73.39 67.35 79.03
8 Gabriel Wallin  Sweden 71.76 77.18 74.61 73.26 74.43 76.42 77.18
9 Tino Häber  Germany 71.87 76.11 74.25 76.11
10 Risto Mätas  Estonia 75.85 72.92 74.48 75.85
11 Tero Pitkämäki  Finland 74.89 x 74.10 74.89
12 Paweł Rakoczy  Poland x 70.93 x 70.93

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