Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's hammer throw

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Men's hammer throw at the XVI Pan American Games
Athletics pictogram.svg
Venue Telmex Athletics Stadium
Dates October 26
Competitors 12 from 9 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Cuba
Athletics at
the 2011 Pan American Games

Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
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 women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's hammer throw event of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games was held the 26 of October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium.[1][2] The defending Pan American Games champion is James Steacy of the Canada.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:

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

Qualification[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the minimum standard (62.00) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
October 26, 2011 14:30 Final

Results[edit]

All distances shown are in meters:centimeters

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Final[edit]

The final was held on October 26.

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Kibwe Johnson United States 73.87 77.24 76.56 76.82 79.63 77.19 79.63 PR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Michael Mai United States 68.61 70.62 68.95 70.44 72.71 68.92 72.71
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Noleysi Vicet Cuba 69.68 70.68 72.57 71.56 72.02 72.03 72.57
4 Wagner Domingos Brazil x 67.97 70.16 x 68.79 69.08 70.16
5 Roberto Janet Cuba x 69.46 66.62 x x x 69.46
6 Juan Ignacio Cerra Argentina x 65.16 65.08 66.26 66.80 66.37 66.80
7 Roberto Sawyers Costa Rica x 65.09 x x x 64.91 65.09
8 Aldo Bello Venezuela x 60.54 62.50 63.46 62.55 62.22 63.46 SB
9 Diego Berrios Guatemala x 60.82 57.76 60.82
10 Diego Alan del Real Mexico 55.16 59.41 x 59.41
11 Edgar Florian Guatemala 54.03 58.63 58.92 58.92
12 Michael Letterlough Cayman Islands 55.21 57.72 x 57.72

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