Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
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Venue Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
Date 7 August (qualification)
8 August (final)
Competitors 32 from 21 nations
Winning distance 89.66
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jan Železný
 Czechoslovakia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Seppo Räty
 Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Steve Backley
 Great Britain
← 1988
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These are the official results of the Men's Javelin Throw event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 32 participating athletes. The final was held on August 8, 1992, and the qualifying round on August 7, 1992, with the qualification mark set at 80.00 metres.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Jan Železný
 Czechoslovakia
Silver Seppo Räty
 Finland
Bronze Steve Backley
 Great Britain

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
07.08.1992 – 09:25h 07.08.1992 – 10:45h
Final Round
08.08.1992 – 18:55h

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 1992 Summer Olympics
World Record  Steve Backley (GBR) 91.46 m January 25, 1992 New Zealand North Shore, New Zealand
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 85.90 m September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Broken records during the 1992 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Jan Železný (TCH) 89.66 m August 8, 1992 Spain Barcelona, Spain

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Jan Železný (TCH) 83.96 83.96 m
2 2  Tom Pukstys (USA) 74.30 81.16 81.16 m
3 4  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 76.28 X 81.04 81.04 m
4 9  Juha Laukkanen (FIN) X 77.14 79.78 79.78 m
5 10  Mick Hill (GBR) 76.30 76.76 79.66 79.66 m
6 11  Siggi Einarsson (ISL) 76.06 77.02 79.50 79.50 m
7 13  Viktor Zaitsev (EUN) 75.24 X 79.12 79.12 m
8 16  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 75.78 X 77.70 77.70 m
9 17  Ivan Mustapić (CRO) 75.66 77.50 X 77.50 m
10 20  Julián Sotelo (ESP) X 75.34 72.98 75.34 m
11 21  Brian Crouser (USA) 71.42 74.98 X 74.98 m
12 25  Zhang Lianbiao (CHN) 70.84 73.86 73.68 73.86 m
13 26  Nigel Bevan (GBR) X 73.78 X 72.78 m
14 27  Terry McHugh (IRL) 70.76 73.26 71.64 73.26 m
15 29  Stephen Feraday (CAN) 70.94 X X 70.94 m
16 31  Youssef Ali Nesaif Boukhamas (BRN) 55.24 53.80 52.30 55.24 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 3  Volker Hadwich (GER) 81.10 81.10 m
2 5  Steve Backley (GBR) 79.36 80.76 80.76 m
3 6  Seppo Räty (FIN) 78.96 80.24 80.24 m
4 7  Andrey Shevchuk (EUN) 80.22 80.22 m
5 7  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 80.22 80.22 m
6 12  Michael Barnett (USA) 77.08 79.14 75.34 79.14 m
7 14  Einar Vilhjálmsson (ISL) 76.18 76.82 78.70 78.70 m
8 15  Dag Wennlund (SWE) 76.28 77.70 77.88 77.88 m
9 18  Dmitriy Polyunin (EUN) X 75.70 76.40 76.40 m
10 19  Mārcis Štrobinders (LAT) 73.76 X 76.32 76.32 m
11 22  Peter Borglund (SWE) 71.38 74.72 72.70 74.72 m
12 23  Masami Yoshida (JPN) 71.66 73.68 73.88 73.88 m
13 24  Vadim Bavikim (ISR) 73.88 X 73.24 73.88 m
14 28  Kim Ki-Hoon (KOR) 72.68 69.30 68.26 72.68 m
15 30  Nery Kennedy (PAR) 65.00 55.10 59.34 65.00 m
2  Ghanim Mabrouk (KUW) X X X NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Jan Železný (TCH) 89.66 X X 88.18 86.28 X 89.66 m OR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Seppo Räty (FIN) 78.50 86.60 81.44 83.22 X X 86.60 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Steve Backley (GBR) 82.44 82.02 79.46 83.38 78.32 79.86 83.38 m
4  Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) X 82.62 X X X X 82.62 m
5  Sigurður Einarsson (ISL) 79.52 75.02 77.96 X X 80.34 80.34 m
6  Juha Laukkanen (FIN) 77.44 X 74.56 76.92 79.20 78.46 79.20 m
7  Michael Barnett (USA) 78.64 78.58 X 77.70 74.12 X 78.64 m
8  Andrey Shevchuk (EUN) 77.00 X 77.74 X X 73.42 77.74 m
9  Gavin Lovegrove (NZL) 74.46 77.08 76.78 77.08 m
10  Tom Pukstys (USA) 76.72 X 72.12 76.72 m
11  Mick Hill (GBR) 75.50 X 72.02 75.50 m
12  Volker Hadwich (GER) 75.28 72.98 70.12 75.28 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 January 2018. 

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