Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Men's javelin throw

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Men's javelin throw
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Venue Carrara Stadium
Dates 13 April (qualifying round)
14 April (final)
Competitors 24 from 19 nations
Winning distance 86.47 m
Medalists
gold medal    India
silver medal    Australia
bronze medal    Grenada
← 2014
2022 →

The men's javelin throw at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, as part of the athletics programme, took place in the Carrara Stadium on 13 and 14 April 2018.[1]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Games records were as follows:[2]

World record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
Games record  Marius Corbett (RSA) 88.75 m Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 21 September 1998

Schedule[edit]

The schedule was as follows:[1]

Date Time Round
Friday 13 April 2018 10:00 Qualification
Saturday 14 April 2018 14:35 Final

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

Results[edit]

Qualifying round[edit]

Across two groups, those who threw ≥78.00 m (Q) or at least the 12 best performers (q) advanced to the final.[3]

Rank Athlete Group #1 #2 #3 Result Notes Qual.
1 B  Hamish Peacock (AUS) 74.58 76.49 81.22 81.22 Q
2 B  Arshad Nadeem (PAK) x 80.45 80.45 NR Q
3 A  Anderson Peters (GRN) 76.93 76.08 80.44 80.44 Q
4 A  Neeraj Chopra (IND) 80.42 80.42 Q
5 B  Vipin Kasana (IND) 78.88 78.88 Q
6 A  Albert Reynolds (LCA) 76.02 71.86 78.10 78.10 Q
7 B  Phil-Mar van Rensburg (RSA) 78.00 78.00 Q
8 A  Luke Cann (AUS) 72.23 77.43 70.43 77.43 q
9 B  Ben Langton Burnell (NZL) 75.29 74.29 70.87 75.29 q
10 A  Shakeil Waithe (TTO) 71.39 x 75.21 75.21 q
11 A  Alex Kiprotich (KEN) 70.03 74.88 73.69 74.88 q
12 A  Sampath Ranasinghe (SRI) 74.72 71.75 73.93 74.72 q
13 B  Julius Yego (KEN) x 74.55 73.67 74.55
14 B  Leslain Baird (GUY) 74.27 68.50 72.15 74.27
15 A  Samuel Kure (NGR) 72.70 73.49 72.07 73.49 PB
16 A  Joe Harris (IOM) 70.61 69.91 64.38 70.61
17 A  Donny Tuimaseve (SAM) 67.78 61.26 62.44 67.78 NR
18 B  Alexander Pascal (CAY) 65.08 66.66 62.85 66.66
19 B  Andre Bazil (DMA) x 58.84 65.81 65.81 SB
20 B  Gennard Paul (GRN) 58.91 x 60.16 60.16
21 B  Jack Nasawa (VAN) x 45.94 56.12 56.12
22 A  Imo Fiamalua (TUV) 47.45 47.99 52.84 52.84
23 A  Nia Misikea (NIU) 44.24 47.73 x 47.73
24 B  Loe Kaufisi (NIU) x x 38.44 38.44

Final[edit]

The medals were determined in the final.[2]

Rank Name #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Neeraj Chopra (IND) 85.50 x 84.78 86.47 83.48 x 86.47 SB
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Hamish Peacock (AUS) 75.95 81.37 79.05 82.59 79.74 79.42 82.59
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Anderson Peters (GRN) 68.68 82.20 74.53 80.57 74.93 79.52 82.20
4  Phil-Mar van Rensburg (RSA) 77.00 79.83 x x 75.98 74.10 79.83
5  Vipin Kasana (IND) 72.16 75.93 77.87 77.22 x 77.42 77.87
6  Luke Cann (AUS) 62.79 72.10 76.99 70.94 x x 76.99
7  Shakeil Waithe (TTO) 76.85 x x x x x 76.85
8  Arshad Nadeem (PAK) 74.46 73.55 75.75 74.91 76.02 73.84 76.02
9  Albert Reynolds (LCA) 73.87 71.49 71.44 N/A 73.87
10  Ben Langton Burnell (NZL) 73.77 72.47 73.06 73.77
11  Alex Toroitich Kiprotich (KEN) 68.68 72.72 73.21 73.21
12  Sampath Ranasinghe (SRI) 69.44 70.15 68.61 70.15

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games: Event Schedule - Men's javelin throw". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b Athletics | Men's Javelin Throw - Final (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 91. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  3. ^ Athletics | Men's Javelin Throw - Qualification (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. pp. 92–94. Retrieved 23 April 2018.