Women's javelin throw world record progression
The following table shows the world record progression in the women's javelin throw. The first world record in the event was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1922. 48 world records have been ratified by the IAAF in the event.
Records since 1999
In 1999 a new javelin specification was introduced.
|72.28||Barbora Špotáková||Czech Republic||Stuttgart||2008-09-13|
- "13th IAAF World Championships In Athletics: IAAF Statistics Handbook. Daegu 2011. (Part 5 of 5)" (pdf). Monte Carlo: IAAF Media & Public Relations Department. 2011. pp. 702, 703. Retrieved 2013-03-12.