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

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Men's discus throw
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Athletics pictogram.svg
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Venues Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
Dates August 3 (qualification)
August 5 (final)
Competitors 32 from 24 nations
Winning distance 65.12
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Romas Ubartas
 Lithuania
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jürgen Schult
 Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Roberto Moya
 Cuba
← 1988
1996 →

The final of the Men's Discus Throw event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain was held on August 5, 1992. There were a total number of 32 participating athletes. Top 12 and ties, and all those reaching 63.00 metres advanced to the final.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Romas Ubartas
 Lithuania
Silver Jürgen Schult
 Germany
Bronze Roberto Moya
 Cuba

Abbreviations[edit]

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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics
World Record  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 74.08 m June 6, 1986 East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Olympic Record  Jürgen Schult (GDR) 68.82 m October 1, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea

Qualification[edit]

RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Costel Grasu (ROM) 63.06 m
2.  Attila Horváth (HUN) 62.26 m
3.  Dmitriy Kovtsun (EUN) 61.62 m
4.  David Martínez (ESP) 61.22 m
5.  Juan Martínez (CUB) 60.34 m
6.  Dmitriy Shevchenko (EUN) 60.22 m
7.  Lars Riedel (GER) 59.98 m
8.  Vaclavas Kidykas (LTU) 59.98 m
9.  Ramón Jiménez Gaona (PAR) 59.78 m
10.  Mike Buncic (USA) 59.12 m
11.  Imrich Bugár (TCH) 58.70 m
12.  Nikolay Kolev (BUL) 58.12 m
13.  Brian Blutreich (USA) 57.08 m
14.  Simon Williams (GBR) 53.12 m
15.  Dragan Mustapić (BIH) 48.80 m
16.  Herbert Rodríguez (ESA) 43.22 m


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Romas Ubartas (LTU) 66.08 m
2.  Jürgen Schult (GER) 63.46 m
3.  Werner Reiterer (AUS) 62.20 m
4.  Anthony Washington (USA) 62.18 m
5.  Roberto Moya (CUB) 62.06 m
6.  Vesteinn Hafsteinsson (ISL) 60.20 m
7.  Olav Jenssen (NOR) 60.00 m
8.  Wenge Yu (CHN) 59.42 m
9.  József Ficsor (HUN) 58.84 m
10.  Ray Lazdins (CAN) 58.26 m
11.  Nick Sweeney (IRL) 57.68 m
12.  Mickaël Conjungo (CAF) 57.46 m
13.  Vladimir Zinchenko (EUN) 56.94 m
14.  Christian Erb (SUI) 55.16 m
15.  Khaled Al-Khalidi (KSA) 47.96 m
 Luciano Zerbini (ITA) NM

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Romas Ubartas (LTU) 60.90 62.64 64.36 X 65.12 X 65.12 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Jürgen Schult (GER) 64.26 63.54 63.84 63.38 64.94 63.08 64.94 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Roberto Moya (CUB) 64.12 X X 62.72 X 62.02 64.12 m
4  Costel Grasu (ROM) 59.90 60.50 62.18 62.86 62.40 X 62.86 m
5  Attila Horváth (HUN) 62.50 62.72 62.82 X 62.56 62.06 62.82 m
6  Juan Martínez (CUB) 61.72 61.30 61.86 62.64 62.10 X 62.64 m
7  Dmitriy Kovtsun (EUN) X 60.04 60.58 X 60.66 62.04 62.04 m
8  Dmitriy Shevchenko (EUN) 61.78 60.92 X X X X 61.78 m
9  David Martínez (ESP) 59.74 59.54 60.16 60.16 m
10  Werner Reiterer (AUS) 60.12 58.92 X 60.12 m
11  Vésteinn Hafsteinsson (ISL) 60.06 X 58.90 60.06 m
12  Anthony Washington (USA) 59.96 X 58.76 59.96 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Men's Discus Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 January 2018. 

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