Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

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Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Date24 July 1980 (qualifications)
25 July 1980 (final)
Competitors22 from 13 nations
Winning distance68.40 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) María Caridad Colón
 Cuba
2nd, silver medalist(s) Saida Gunba
 Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ute Hommola
 East Germany
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The Women's Javelin Throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had an entrylist of 22 competitors, with two qualifying groups (22 throwers) before the final (12) took place on Friday July 25, 1980. The top 12 and ties, and all those reaching 60.00 metres advanced to the final. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin (old design).[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold María Caridad Colón
 Cuba
Silver Saida Gunba
 Soviet Union
Bronze Ute Hommola
 East Germany

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
24.07.1980 – 12:25h
Final Round
25.07.1980 – 17:15h

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

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Ute Richter (GDR) 57.40 66.66 66.66 m
2 4  Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROU) 63.84 63.84 m
3 7  María Caridad Colón (CUB) 62.42 62.42 m
4 8  Ivanka Vancheva (BUL) 61.16 61.16 m
5 9  Antoaneta Todorova (BUL) 60.56 60.56 m
6 10  Bernadetta Blechacz (POL) 55.92 50.26 59.90 59.90 m
7 11  Tatyana Biryulina (URS) 57.72 52.44 59.86 59.86 m
8 13  Mária Janák (HUN) 54.22 X 57.80 57.80 m
9 15  Petra Rivers (AUS) 51.08 53.14 55.80 55.80 m
10 18  Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 47.44 47.22 49.74 49.74 m
 Sofia Sakorafa (GRE) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Ruth Fuchs (GDR) 54.12 64.26 64.26 m
2 3  Saida Gunba (URS) 63.98 63.98 m
3 5  Ute Hommola (GDR) 63.52 63.52 m
4 6  Yadviga Putiniene (URS) 62.96 62.96 m
5 12  Fausta Quintavalla (ITA) 58.76 X 58.76 m
6 14  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 53.44 56.26 X 56.26 m
7 16  Pam Matthews (AUS) 55.72 53.72 51.70 55.72 m
8 17  Agnès Tchuinté (CMR) 55.36 52.16 49.22 55.36 m
9 19  Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 48.76 X X 48.76 m
10 20  Patricia Guerrero (PER) 38.36 45.40 45.42 45.42 m
2  Tsvetana Ralinska (BUL) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  María Caridad Colón (CUB) 68.40 X 64.58 62.70 66.02 63.06 68.40 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Saida Gunba (URS) 66.08 67.76 X 63.78 X 65.06 67.76 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Ute Hommola (GDR) 60.62 58.84 66.04 66.56 61.96 64.92 66.56 m
4  Ute Richter (GDR) 54.86 53.12 62.80 65.68 66.04 66.54 66.54 m
5  Ivanka Vancheva (BUL) 65.38 60.88 X 60.12 61.90 62.90 65.38 m
6  Tatyana Biryulina (URS) 56.28 65.08 58.42 60.36 X 62.48 65.08 m
7  Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROU) X 64.08 54.80 59.44 57.02 54.30 64.08 m
8  Ruth Fuchs (GDR) 59.90 X 61.48 X 63.94 59.20 63.94 m
9  Bernadetta Blechacz (POL) 57.94 52.84 61.46 61.46 m
10  Antoaneta Todorova (BUL) 54.76 60.66 52.98 60.66 m
11  Yadviga Putiniene (URS) 59.94 X 52.72 59.94 m
12  Fausta Quintavalla (ITA) 49.60 57.50 57.52 57.52 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games: Women's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

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