Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's hammer throw

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Women's hammer throw
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates 23–25 August
Competitors 48 from 27 nations
Winning distance 75.02 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Olga Kuzenkova  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yipsi Moreno  Cuba
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yunaika Crawford  Cuba
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Athletics at the
2004 Summer Olympics
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200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
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Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
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Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

The women's hammer throw competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 23–25 August.[1]

Competition format[edit]

Each athlete receives three throws in the qualifying round. All who achieve the qualifying distance progress to the final. If less than twelve athletes achieve this mark, then the twelve furthest throwing athletes reach the final. Each finalist is allowed three throws in last round, with the top eight athletes after that point being given three further attempts.[2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Monday, 23 August 2004 09:00 Qualification
Wednesday, 25 August 2004 22:10 Final

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 76.06 m Rüdlingen, Switzerland 29 August 1999
Olympic record  Kamila Skolimowska (POL) 71.16 m Sydney, Australia 29 September 2000

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Result Record
21 August Qualification A Gu Yuan  China 71.65 m OR
21 August Qualification B Olga Kuzenkova  Russia 73.71 m OR
23 August Final Olga Kuzenkova  Russia 75.02 m OR

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Rule: Qualifying standard 68.50 (Q) or at least best 12 qualified (q).

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 B Olga Kuzenkova  Russia 73.71 73.71 Q, OR
2 B Yunaika Crawford  Cuba 71.74 71.74 Q
3 A Gu Yuan  China 71.65 71.65 Q, AS
4 A Iryna Sekachova  Ukraine 66.57 71.63 71.63 Q
5 B Zhang Wenxiu  China 71.56 71.56 Q
6 A Andrea Bunjes  Germany 70.73 70.73 Q, PB
7 A Yipsi Moreno  Cuba 70.56 70.56 Q
8 B Betty Heidler  Germany 66.20 69.81 69.81 Q
9 B Volha Tsander  Belarus 66.20 x 69.61 69.61 Q
10 A Kamila Skolimowska  Poland 67.29 68.66 68.66 Q
11 B Alexandra Papageorgiou  Greece 64.59 68.58 68.58 Q
12 B Candice Scott  Trinidad and Tobago x 66.97 68.27 68.27 q
13 A Ivana Brkljačić  Croatia 63.21 68.21 68.15 68.21
14 B Liu Yinghui  China 66.67 66.30 68.12 68.12
15 B Manuela Montebrun  France 64.31 67.74 67.90 67.90
16 A Yelena Konevtseva  Russia 66.88 67.83 x 67.83
17 A Katalin Divós  Hungary 67.39 67.64 x 67.64
18 A Julianna Tudja  Hungary 62.80 65.94 66.85 66.85
19 B Tatyana Lysenko  Russia x 66.82 65.57 66.82
20 A Erin Gilreath  United States 66.71 65.46 66.52 66.71
21 B Susanne Keil  Germany 66.35 x x 66.35
22 A Berta Castells  Spain 64.30 x 66.05 66.05
23 B Sini Pöyry  Finland 66.05 x 64.35 66.05
24 B Éva Orbán  Hungary 65.76 63.68 63.31 65.76
25 A Maryia Smaliachkova  Belarus 65.68 65.31 x 65.68
26 A Ester Balassini  Italy x 54.97 65.58 65.58
27 A Yuka Murofushi  Japan 65.33 x 63.42 65.33
28 A Clarissa Claretti  Italy 62.43 x 65.06 65.06
29 B Anna Mahon  United States 64.11 64.99 61.65 64.99
30 B Lorraine Shaw  Great Britain 63.06 63.13 64.79 64.79
31 B Sviatlana Sudak  Belarus x x 64.42 64.42
32 A Bronwyn Eagles  Australia x 64.09 x 64.09
33 A Brooke Krueger  Australia 63.00 x 63.88 63.88
34 A Vânia Silva  Portugal 63.81 61.77 61.44 63.81
35 A Evdokia Tsamoglou  Greece 57.56 62.76 x 62.76
36 B Violeta Guzmán  Mexico 62.76 58.18 61.45 62.76
37 B Aldenay Vasallo  Cuba 62.64 60.71 61.08 62.64
38 B Marwa Hussein  Egypt 62.27 x 57.24 62.27
39 B Jackie Jeschelnig  United States 58.00 x 62.23 62.23
40 B Stiliani Papadopoulou  Greece 61.48 61.61 x 61.61
41 A Shirley Webb  Great Britain 61.60 x x 61.60
42 A Lucie Vrbenská  Czech Republic x 60.14 60.29 60.29
43 A Jennifer Dahlgren  Argentina x x 59.52 59.52
44 B Deborah Sosimenko  Australia x 57.79 57.62 57.79
45 A Sanja Gavrilović  Croatia 56.79 x x 56.79
46 B Marina Lapina  Azerbaijan 55.34 50.60 x 55.34
48 A Eleni Teloni  Cyprus x NM
48 B Lisa Misipeka  American Samoa x x NM

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Olga Kuzenkova  Russia 73.18 74.27 75.02 x 72.60 74.92 75.02 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yipsi Moreno  Cuba x 72.68 x x 73.36 x 73.36
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yunaika Crawford  Cuba 70.98 71.43 73.16 x x 70.06 73.16 PB
4 Betty Heidler  Germany x 67.71 72.73 72.47 70.21 68.49 72.73 NR
5 Kamila Skolimowska  Poland 69.91 68.50 72.57 x x 67.06 72.57 SB
6 Volha Tsander  Belarus 66.17 70.15 72.27 65.01 x 68.63 72.27
7 Zhang Wenxiu  China x 72.03 x 68.03 x x 72.03
8 Iryna Sekachova  Ukraine 69.40 70.11 67.34 66.40 70.40 x 70.40
9 Candice Scott  Trinidad and Tobago 63.13 69.94 68.51 69.94 NR
10 Gu Yuan  China 67.59 68.62 69.76 69.76
11 Andrea Bunjes  Germany 68.40 61.78 68.22 68.40
12 Alexandra Papageorgiou  Greece x 63.26 66.83 66.83

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