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1997 World Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_World_Championships_in_Athletics_–_Men's_discus_throw
Updated: 2016-02-15T18:58Z
Events at the
1997 World Championships
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These are the official results of the Men's Discus Throw event at the 1997 World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 42 participating athletes, with the final held on Sunday August 10, 1997. The qualification mark was set at 63.00 metres.

Medalists

GoldGermany Lars Riedel
Germany (GER)
SilverLithuania Virgilijus Alekna
Lithuania (LTU)
BronzeGermany Jürgen Schult
Germany (GER)

Schedule

Qualification Round
Group AGroup B
08.08.1997 – 17:30h08.08.1997 – 19:30h
Final Round
10.08.1997 – 18:00h

Abbreviations

  • All results shown are in metres
Qautomatic qualification
qqualification by rank
DNSdid not start
NMno mark
WRworld record
ARarea record
NRnational record
PBpersonal best
SBseason best

Qualification

RANKGROUP ADISTANCE
1. Jürgen Schult (GER)64.60 m
2. Vitaliy Sidorov (UKR)63.08 m
3. Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR)63.06 m
4. Andreas Seelig (GER)62.94 m
5. Aleksander Tammert (EST)62.18 m
6. Jason Tunks (CAN)61.82 m
7. Alexis Elizalde (CUB)61.48 m
8. Vaclavas Kidykas (LTU)61.40 m
9. Andy Bloom (USA)60.74 m
10. Olav Jenssen (NOR)60.52 m
11. Igor Primc (SLO)59.98 m
12. Ian Winchester (NZL)59.70 m
13. Jo Van Daele (BEL)58.66 m
14. Aleksandr Borichevskiy (RUS)57.90 m
15. Yu Wenge (CHN)57.14 m
16. Costel Grasu (ROM)56.70 m
17. Christos Papadopoulos (GRE)56.44 m
18. Shakti Singh (IND)56.28 m
19. Glen Smith (GBR)54.40 m
20. Dashdendev Makhashiri (MGL)52.12 m
 Duke Uperesa (ASA)DNS


RANKGROUP BDISTANCE
1. Lars Riedel (GER)66.46 m
2. Virgilijus Alekna (LTU)65.22 m
3. Adam Setliff (USA)63.72 m
4. John Godina (USA)63.48 m
5. Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR)62.30 m
6. Robert Weir (GBR)62.26 m
7. Frits Potgieter (RSA)61.30 m
8. Pieter van der Kruk (NED)60.16 m
9. Diego Fortuna (ITA)60.06 m
10. Leonid Cherevko (BLR)60.06 m
11. Sergey Lyakhov (RUS)59.72 m
12. Jean Pons (FRA)59.46 m
13. Li Shaojie (CHN)58.24 m
14. Libor Malina (CZE)58.00 m
15. Mickaël Conjungo (CAF)57.82 m
16. Attila Horváth (HUN)57.72 m
17. Marcelo Pugliese (ARG)57.34 m
18. Kjell Ove Hauge (NOR)57.00 m
19. Ramón Jiménez Gaona (PAR)52.96 m
20. Vansavang Savatdee (THA)47.98 m
21. Robert McNabb (COK)41.00 m

Final

RankAthleteAttemptsDistanceNote
123456
1st, gold medalist(s) Lars Riedel (GER)65.4868.2468.54XX66.8068.54 m
2nd, silver medalist(s) Virgilijus Alekna (LTU)62.4466.7063.2063.12XX66.70 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jürgen Schult (GER)66.1465.2065.54X62.3464.9466.14 m
4 Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR)62.9860.3065.3665.4662.4466.1266.12 m
5 John Godina (USA)65.40X57.3264.8264.9264.3065.40 m
6 Andreas Seelig (GER)63.0064.4862.80X64.1263.6464.48 m
7 Adam Setliff (USA)62.3262.80X61.84X63.4463.44 m
8 Robert Weir (GBR)63.0660.1861.4062.22X58.7063.06 m
9 Jason Tunks (CAN)59.1662.3061.8862.30 m
10 Vitaliy Sidorov (UKR)60.3259.68X60.32 m
11 Vasiliy Kaptyukh (BLR)60.12XX60.12 m
12 Aleksander Tammert (EST)59.4459.1858.4659.44 m

See also

References

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