Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Venues Seoul Olympic Stadium
Dates September 24 (qualifications)
September 25 (final)
Competitors 38 from 22 nations
Winning distance 84.28
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Tapio Korjus
 Finland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jan Železný
 Czechoslovakia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Seppo Räty
 Finland
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The Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entry list of 38 competitors, with two qualifying groups (38 throwers) before the final (12) took place on Sunday September 25, 1988. This was the first time that the competitors had to use the new javelin. The qualification mark was set at 79.00 metres.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Tapio Korjus
 Finland
Silver Jan Železný
 Czechoslovakia
Bronze Seppo Räty
 Finland

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
24.09.1988 – 09:40h 24.09.1988 – 11:00h
Final Round
25.09.1988 – 12:00h

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
OR olympic record
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics
World Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 87.66 m May 31, 1987 Czechoslovakia Nitra, Czechoslovakia
Olympic Record  Miklós Németh (HUN) 94.58 m [2] July 25, 1976 Canada Montreal, Canada
Broken records during the 1988 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Seppo Räty (FIN) 76.76 m September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Olympic Record  Kazuhiro Mizoguchi (JPN) 77.44 m September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Olympic Record  Peter Borglund (SWE) 78.66 m September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 85.90 m September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (TCH) 85.90 85.90 m
2 2  Seppo Räty (FIN) 76.76 77.70 81.62 81.62 m
3 6  Vladimir Ovchinnikov (URS) X 77.68 80.26 80.26 m
4 7  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 77.22 80.24 80.24 m
5 8  Gerald Weiß (GDR) 78.20 74.80 80.22 80.22 m
6 9  Peter Borglund (SWE) 78.66 73.76 80.16 80.16 m
7 10  Sejad Krdžalić (YUG) 72.40 78.06 79.90 79.90 m
8 13  Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 78.46 75.64 78.92 78.92 m
9 18  Tom Petranoff (USA) 71.42 75.04 77.48 77.48 m
10 19  Kazuhiro Mizoguchi (JPN) 77.44 X 77.46 77.46 m
11 24  Rudolf Steiner (SUI) 76.02 67.56 X 76.02 m
12 25  Roald Bradstock (GBR) 75.96 73.66 72.60 75.96 m
13 29  Brian Crouser (USA) 72.66 72.64 72.72 72.72 m
14 30  Charlus Bertimon (FRA) 70.84 70.58 70.48 70.84 m
15 31  Mike Mahovlich (CAN) X 69.44 67.32 69.44 m
16 32  Stéphane Laporte (FRA) 63.66 X 69.40 69.40 m
17 34  Zakayo Malekwa (TAN) X 67.14 67.56 67.56 m
18 35  Ghanem Zaid (KUW) 62.88 63.50 65.84 65.84 m
19 37  Paul Hurlston (CAY) X 62.34 61.78 62.34 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 3  Tapio Korjus (FIN) 76.42 78.26 81.42 81.42 m
2 4  David Ottley (GBR) 80.98 80.98 m
3 5  Klaus Tafelmeier (FRG) 77.98 75.08 80.52 80.52 m
4 11  Dag Wennlund (SWE) X 79.66 79.66 m
5 12  Viktor Yevsyukov (URS) 71.18 79.26 79.26 m
6 14  Dave Stephens (USA) 78.42 76.80 70.86 78.42 m
7 15  Silvio Warsönke (GDR) 75.88 75.78 78.22 78.22 m
8 16  Lee Uk-jong (KOR) X 67.96 78.10 78.10 m
9 17  Detlef Michel (GDR) 73.54 77.68 77.70 77.70 m
10 20  Mick Hill (GBR) 77.20 74.98 72.98 77.20 m
11 21  Masami Yoshida (JPN) 74.76 71.38 76.90 76.90 m
12 22  Terry McHugh (IRL) 76.46 73.34 69.18 76.46 m
13 23  Pascal Lefèvre (FRA) 76.42 74.56 72.90 76.42 m
14 26  Zdeněk Nenadál (TCH) 75.56 69.78 75.34 75.56 m
15 27  Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 69.18 72.90 75.52 75.52 m
16 28  Stephen Feraday (CAN) 68.78 66.22 73.32 73.32 m
17 33  Justin Arop (UGA) 67.54 69.10 67.68 69.10 m
18 36  Hafez El-Hussein (SYR) 63.34 63.34 63.30 63.34 m
19 38  Abdul Azim Al-Aliwat (KSA) 56.32 53.32 49.48 56.32 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Tapio Korjus (FIN) 82.74 76.26 X 84.28 84.28 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Jan Železný (TCH) X 82.32 81.60 83.46 77.88 84.12 84.12 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Seppo Räty (FIN) 80.00 76.26 83.26 78.74 80.66 80.44 83.26 m
4  Klaus Tafelmeier (FRG) 80.14 78.72 78.28 X 77.76 82.72 82.72 m
5  Viktor Yevsyukov (URS) 81.42 82.32 X 80.38 81.42 79.52 82.32 m
6  Gerald Weiß (GDR) 80.66 81.30 79.94 77.26 77.80 78.28 81.30 m
7  Vladimir Ovchinnikov (URS) 76.48 76.58 79.12 X 77.32 74.64 79.12 m
8  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 76.88 75.62 78.30 X 76.60 X 78.30 m
9  Peter Borglund (SWE) 78.16 78.22 74.76 78.22 m
10  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 75.62 77.78 78.04 78.04 m
11  David Ottley (GBR) 74.52 75.70 76.96 76.96 m
12  Sejad Krdžalić (YUG) 72.12 73.28 X 73.28 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Németh set his Olympic record with the old javelin

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