Beijing Olympics 2008 Javelin throw Women Field Events Athletics Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold Barbora Špotáková
Czech Republic (CZE)
Silver Mariya Abakumova
Russia (RUS)
Bronze Christina Obergföll
Germany (GER)

 

Records

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

World Record Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.70 Helsinki, Finland 14 August 2005
Olympic Record Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 71.53 Athens, Greece 27 August 2004

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

Qualifiying Round

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 61.50 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the Final.

Rank   Group   Name   Nationality   #1   #2   #3   Result   Notes  
1 A Barbora Špotáková Czech Republic 67.69     67.69 Q
2 B Christina Obergföll Germany 67.52     67.52 Q
3 A Steffi Nerius Germany 59.15 59.74 63.94 63.94 Q
4 A Mariya Abakumova Russia 61.23 63.48   63.48 Q
5 B Goldie Sayers Great Britain 60.79 62.99   62.99 Q
6 B Barbara Madejczyk Poland 62.81     62.81 Q, SB
7 A Mercedes Chilla Spain 56.98 61.81   61.81 Q, SB
8 A Li Zhang China 58.30 61.77   61.77 Q
9 B Katharina Molitor Germany 55.65 53.50 60.92 60.92 q
10 B Felicea Moldovan-Tilea Romania 53.25 55.89 60.81 60.81 q
11 A Osleidys Menéndez Cuba 60.51 x 60.41 60.51 q
12 A Sinta Ozoliņa Latvia 60.13 x 52.62 60.13 q, NR
13 B Justine Robbeson South Africa 56.75 54.26 59.63 59.63  
14 A Urszula Piwnicka Poland 51.33 52.99 59.28 59.28  
15 A Voisava Lika Greece 56.44 58.59 59.11 59.11  
16 A Vira Rebryk Ukraine 55.77 57.12 59.05 59.05  
17 B Mikaela Ingberg Finland 55.71 58.82 58.36 58.82  
18 A Chunfeng Chang China 58.42 x x 58.42  
19 B Yanet Cruz Cuba 58.06 57.15 57.03 58.06  
20 B Lavern Eve Bahamas 55.22 57.36 55.15 57.36  
21 B Jarmila Klimešová Czech Republic 52.18 57.25 x 57.25  
22 A Nikolett Szabó Hungary 56.98 57.15 x 57.15  
23 A Natallia Shymchuk Belarus 55.56 57.11 x 57.11  
24 A Silvia Cruz Portugal 54.65 57.06 x 57.06  
25 B Olha Ivankova Ukraine 55.63 51.98 57.05 57.05  
26 B Moonika Aava Estonia x 56.94 x 56.94  
27 A Alessandra Resende Brazil 54.05 56.53 54.32 56.53  
28 B Buoban Pamang Thailand 53.69 x 56.35 56.35 SB
29 B Lindy Leveau-Agricole Seychelles 56.32 55.90 50.74 56.32 SB
30 B Erma Gene Evans Saint Lucia 46.79 54.60 56.27 56.27  
31 B Maryna Novik Belarus 56.10 x 53.48 56.10  
32 A Inga Stasiulionyte Lithuania 55.66 x 55.34 55.66  
33 A Sunette Viljoen South Africa 53.14 55.58 53.82 55.58  
34 B Olivia McKoy Jamaica 55.51 x 53.85 55.51  
35 B Tetyana Lyakhovych Ukraine 55.50 x 53.59 55.50  
36 A Anastasiya Svechnikova Uzbekistan 55.31 x 48.71 55.31  
37 A Martinka Ratej Slovenia 55.30 51.56 53.24 55.30  
38 B Kim Kreiner United States 55.13 53.81 53.48 55.13  
39 A Zuleima Aramendiz Colombia 51.30 54.71 x 54.71  
40 A Monica Stoian Romania x 54.56 x 54.56  
41 A Kara Patterson United States 54.00 50.35 54.39 54.39  
42 B Dan Song China 53.11 54.32 x 54.32  
43 A Nadeeka Lakmali Sri Lanka x 53.44 54.28 54.28  
44 A Christina Scherwin Denmark 53.95 x x 53.95 SB
45 B Alexandra Tsisiou Cyprus 53.24 x 47.18 53.24  
46 A Gyeongae Kim South Korea 51.46 48.00 53.13 53.13  
47 B Maria Yakovenko Russia 47.90 51.67 50.49 51.67  
48 A María González Venezuela 48.37 50.51 42.32 50.51  
49 B Selafina Akeli Samoa 47.83 42.78 49.26 49.26  
50 B Ásdís Hjálmsdóttir Iceland x x 48.59 48.59  
51 B Leryn Franco Paraguay 45.34 x 43.77 45.34  
52 B Rumyana Karapetrova Bulgaria 40.15 - - 40.15  
  A Zahra Bani Italy x x x NM  
  B Tatijana Jelaca Serbia x x x NM  

Q - Qualified by right / SB - Season Best / NR - National Record/ NM - No Mark / q - Qualified by result

Final

Position Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Remarks
1 Barbora Špotáková Czech Republic 69.22 67.04 x 64.92 x 71.42 71.42 ER
2 Mariya Abakumova Russia 69.32 69.08 x 70.78 x 67.52 70.78 NR
3 Christina Obergföll Germany 66.13 x 63.34 x x x 66.13  
4 Goldie Sayers Great Britain 65.75 59.40 62.92 59.72 65.03 56.83 65.75 NR
5 Steffi Nerius Germany 64.05 62.25 59.97 x x 65.29 65.29  
6 Osleidys Menéndez Cuba 63.35 x x x x x 63.35  
7 Barbara Madejczyk Poland 58.74 59.16 58.67 x 58.21 62.02 62.02  
8 Katharina Molitor Germany 53.19 57.37 59.64 58.81 56.72 57.00 59.64  
9 Mercedes Chilla Spain x 57.94 58.13   58.13  
10 Li Zhang China 54.69 x 56.14   56.14  
11 Sinta Ozolina Latvia 50.67 53.38 52.23   53.38  
12 Felicia Tilea-Moldovan Romania 53.04 x 52.80   53.04