Athletics at the 2003 Pan American Games – Men's hammer throw

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The final of the Men's Hammer Throw event at the 2003 Pan American Games took place on Thursday August 7, 2003. The title went to Argentina's Juan Ignacio Cerra, who set a distance of 75.53 metres in his sixth and final attempt. America's John McEwen later was disqualified due to a doping offence. His bronze medal went to number four in the rankings, Cuba's Yosvany Suárez.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Juan Ignacio Cerra
 Argentina
Silver James Parker
 United States
Bronze Yosvany Suárez
 Cuba

Records[edit]

World Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Pan Am Record  Lance Deal (USA) 79.61 m July 27, 1999 Canada Winnipeg, Canada

Results[edit]

Rank Athlete Throws Final
1 2 3 4 5 6 Result
1  Juan Ignacio Cerra (ARG) 73.24 69.54 72.42 73.85 X 75.53 75.53 m
2  James Parker (USA) 71.70 74.34 73.00 73.95 X 74.35 74.35 m
3  John McEwen (USA) [1] 66.87 68.42 71.49 68.34 X X 71.49 m
4  Yosvany Suárez (CUB) 68.54 70.07 X X X 70.24 70.24 m
5  Alberto Sánchez (CUB) X 68.66 X 69.37 X X 69.37 m
6  Adrián Marzo (ARG) X X 68.65 X X 68.56 68.65 m
7  Raúl Rivera (GUA) X 65.06 X 63.95 63.23 X 65.06 m
8  Eduardo Acuña (PER) X 63.30 62.53 62.07 62.20 X 63.30 m

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ disqualified due to a doping offence; the bronze medal went to Cuba's Yosvany Suárez

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