Women's hammer throw world record progression

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The first World Record in the hammer throw for women (athletics) was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1994.

Up to today, the IAAF has ratified 25 world records in the event.[1]

Record Progression[edit]

Mark Athlete Date Location Ref
66.84 m (219 ft 3 in)  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 23 February 1994 Adler, Russia [1]
66.86 m (219 ft 4 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 4 March 1995 Bucharest, Romania [1]
67.00 m (219 ft 9 in)  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 24 May 1995 Moscow, Russia [1]
68.14 m (223 ft 6 in)  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 5 June 1995 Moscow, Russia [1]
68.16 m (223 ft 7 in)  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 18 June 1995 Moscow, Russia [1]
69.42 m (227 ft 9 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 12 May 1996 Bucharest, Romania [1]
69.58 m (228 ft 3 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 8 March 1997 Bucharest, Romania [1]
71.22 m (233 ft 7 in)  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 22 June 1997 Munich, Germany [1]
73.10 m (239 ft 9 in)  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 22 June 1997 Munich, Germany [1]
73.14 m (239 ft 11 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 16 July 1998 Poiana Brasov, Romania [1]
75.29 m (247 ft 0 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 13 May 1999 Clermont-Ferrand, France [1]
75.97 m (249 ft 2 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 13 May 1999 Clermont-Ferrand, France [1]
76.05 m (249 ft 6 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 29 August 1999 Rüdlingen, Switzerland [1]
76.07 m (249 ft 6 in)  Mihaela Melinte (ROM) 29 August 1999 Rüdlingen, Switzerland [1]
77.06 m (252 ft 9 in)  Tatyana Lysenko (RUS) 15 July 2005 Moscow, Russia [1]
77.26 m (253 ft 5 in)  Gulfiya Khanafeyeva (RUS) 12 June 2006 Tula, Russia [1]
77.41 m (253 ft 11 in)  Tatyana Lysenko (RUS) 24 June 2006 Zhukovsky, Russia [1]
77.80 m (255 ft 2 in)  Tatyana Lysenko (RUS) 15 August 2006 Tallinn, Estonia [1]
77.96 m (255 ft 9 in)  Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 22 August 2009 Berlin, Germany [2]
78.30 m (256 ft 10 in)  Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 6 June 2010 Bydgoszcz, Poland [3]
79.42 m (260 ft 6 in)  Betty Heidler (GER) 21 May 2011 Halle/Saale, Germany [4][5][6]
79.58 m (261 ft 1 in)  Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 31 August 2014 Berlin, Germany [7]
81.08 m (266 ft 0 in)  Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 1 August 2015 Władysławowo, Poland [8]
82.29 m (269 ft 11 in)  Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 15 August 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [9]
82.98 m (272 ft 2 in)  Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 28 August 2016 Warsaw, Poland [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "12th IAAF World Championships In Athletics: IAAF Statistics Handbook. Berlin 2009" (PDF). Monte Carlo: IAAF Media & Public Relations Department. 2009. pp. Pages 546, 648. Archived from the original (pdf) on June 29, 2011. Retrieved August 5, 2009.
  2. ^ Bob Ramsak (2009-08-22). "77.96m World Hammer Throw record by Wlodarczyk in Berlin!". IAAF. Retrieved 2012-10-21.
  3. ^ Pawel Jackowski (2010-06-06). "78.30m World record in the Hammer Throw by Wlodarczyk in Bydgoszcz". IAAF. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
  4. ^ "Betty Heidler wirft Weltrekord" (in German). DLV. 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2011-05-21.
  5. ^ "Hallesche Werfertage 2011 Complete Results". DLV. 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2011-05-21.
  6. ^ Jörg Wenig (2011-05-21). "79.42m - Heidler breaks World hammer Throw record in Halle - UPDATED". IAAF. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
  7. ^ CBC Sports (2014-08-31). "Anita Wlodarczyk sets world record in hammer throw". CBC. Retrieved 2014-08-31.
  8. ^ Jon Mulkeen (1 August 2015). "Wlodarczyk smashes hammer world record with 81.08m in Cetniewo". IAAF. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Hammer Throw Results" (PDF). Rio 2016 Official Website. 15 August 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 August 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Wlodarczyk extends hammer world record in Warsaw". IAAF. 28 August 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016.