Beijing Olympics 2008 Discus throw Women Field Events Athletics Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold Stephanie Brown-Trafton
United States (USA)
Silver Yarelis Barrios
Cuba (CUB)
Bronze Olena Antonova
Ukraine (UKR)

Records

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

World Record Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) 76.80 Neubrandenburg, East Germany 9 July 1988
Olympic Record Martina Hellmann (GDR) 72.30 Seoul, South Korea 29 September 1988

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

Final

Rank   Athlete   Nationality   1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   Result   Notes  
1 Stephanie Brown-Trafton United States 64.74 x x 58.39 61.30 x 64.74  
2 Yarelis Barrios Cuba 63.17 63.64 62.22 62.12 x 60.30 63.64  
3 Olena Antonova Ukraine 60.79 62.16 x 60.50 62.59 62.34 62.59 SB
4 Song Aimin China 56.41 59.55 62.17 61.75 62.20 60.51 62.20  
5 Vera Pospíšilová-Cechlová Czech Republic x 61.08 x 58.74 61.75 61.66 61.75  
6 Ellina Zvereva Belarus 60.43 60.10 x x 60.34 60.82 60.82  
7 Yanfeng Li China 60.68 x 59.72 x x 60.62 60.68  
8 Mélina Robert-Michon France 60.49 x x x 60.66 60.45 60.66  
9 Dani Samuels Australia 57.14 x 60.15   60.15  
10 Aretha Thurmond United States 56.72 59.80 57.99   59.80  
11 Iryna Yatchenko Belarus x x 59.27   59.27  
12 Nicoleta Grasu Romania 58.63 x x   58.63