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1962 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

The men's javelin throw at the 1962 European Athletics Championships was held in Belgrade, then Yugoslavia, at JNA Stadium on 14 and 15 September 1962.[1]


Gold Jānis Lūsis
 Soviet Union
Silver Viktor Tsybulenko
 Soviet Union
Bronze Władysław Nikiciuk



15 September

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s) Jānis Lūsis  Soviet Union 82.04 CR
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Viktor Tsybulenko  Soviet Union 77.92
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Władysław Nikiciuk  Poland 77.66
4 Marian Machowina  Poland 77.15
5 Gergely Kulcsár  Hungary 76.89
6 Carlo Lievore  Italy 76.25
7 Janusz Sidło  Poland 75.01
8 Rolf Herings  West Germany 74.95
9 Willy Rasmussen  Norway 74.25
10 Väinö Kuisma  Finland 73.32
11 Petar Galić  Yugoslavia 73.30
12 Hermann Salomon  West Germany 72.93


14 September

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Carlo Lievore  Italy 80.20 CR Q
2 Jānis Lūsis  Soviet Union 79.06 Q
3 Viktor Tsybulenko  Soviet Union 78.92 Q
4 Marian Machowina  Poland 77.60 Q
5 Willy Rasmussen  Norway 76.80 Q
6 Gergely Kulcsár  Hungary 74.90 Q
7 Janusz Sidło  Poland 74.77 Q
8 Hermann Salomon  West Germany 73.47 Q
9 Rolf Herings  West Germany 73.34 Q
10 Väinö Kuisma  Finland 73.25 Q
11 Władysław Nikiciuk  Poland 72.90 Q
12 Petar Galić  Yugoslavia 72.80 Q
13 Božidar Miletić  Yugoslavia 72.75
14 Horst Bade  East Germany 72.69
15 Pauli Nevala  Finland 72.15
16 Franco Radman  Italy 71.55
17 Leon Syrowatsky  France 71.01
18 Alexandru Bizim  Romania 70.42
19 Vladimir Kuznetsov  Soviet Union 69.78
20 Michel Macquet  France 69.22
21 Urs von Wartburg   Switzerland 68.71
22 Christos Pierrakos  Greece 67.80
23 Gheorghe Popescu  Romania 65.05
24 John McSorley  Great Britain 64.50
25 Colin Smith  Great Britain 63.85


According to an unofficial count, 25 athletes from 14 countries participated in the event.


  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 391–397, retrieved 13 August 2014
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