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2016 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

The men's javelin throw at the 2016 European Athletics Championships took place at the Olympic stadium for the finals and at the Museumplein for qualifying on 6 and 7 July.

Records

Standing records prior to the 2016 European Athletics Championships
World record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
European record  Jan Železný (CZE) 98.48 m Jena, Germany 25 May 1996
Championship record  Steve Backley (GBR) 89.72 m Budapest, Hungary 23 August 1998
World Leading  Thomas Röhler (GER) 91.28 m Turku, Finland 29 June 2016
European Leading  Thomas Röhler (GER) 91.28 m Turku, Finland 29 June 2016

Schedule

Date Time Round
6 July 2016 17:05 Qualifying
7 July 2016 18:35 Final

All times are local times (UTC+2)

Results

Qualification

Qualification: 81.50 m (Q) or best 12 performers (q)[1]

Rank Group Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Note
1 A Antti Ruuskanen  Finland 88.23 88.23 Q. SB
2 B Jakub Vadlejch  Czech Republic 80.59 85.06 85.06 Q
3 A Vítezslav Veselý  Czech Republic 80.31 79.72 84.82 84.82 Q, SB
4 B Thomas Röhler  Germany 83.98 83.98 Q
5 A Zigismunds Sirmais  Latvia 82.96 82.96 Q
6 A Ioannis Kiriazis  Greece 77.20 81.92 81.92 Q, PB
7 B Marcin Krukowski  Poland x 81.88 81.88 Q
8 B Risto Mätas  Estonia 81.19 x x 81.19 q
9 B Jaroslav Jílek  Czech Republic 78.59 79.19 81.09 81.09 q
10 B Łukasz Grzeszczuk  Poland 74.38 81.05 x 81.05 q
11 A Kacper Oleszczuk  Poland 72.37 80.97 80.23 80.97 q, SB
12 B Kim Amb  Sweden 76.23 80.70 x 80.70 q
13 B Roberto Bertolini  Italy 70.61 76.32 80.58 80.58
14 A Tero Pitkämäki  Finland x 80.52 x 80.52
15 A Tanel Laanmäe  Estonia 75.81 79.23 80.46 80.46
16 A Johannes Vetter  Germany '79.98 x 79.90 79.98
17 A Matija Kranjc  Slovenia 79.56 77.87 75.68 79.56
18 A Dmytro Kosynskyy  Ukraine 76.75 76.75 79.21 79.21
19 B Ari Mannio  Finland 78.55 77.41 77.18 78.55
20 B Lars Hamann  Germany 78.00 76.28 78.07 78.07
21 A Edis Matusevičius  Lithuania 76.64 76.15 77.86 77.86
22 B Paraskevas Batzavalis  Greece 73.92 72.06 77.86 77.86
23 A Gabriel Wallin  Sweden 73.56 76.00 x 76.00
24 A Norbert Bonvecchio  Italy x 73.29 75.75 75.75
25 B Dejan Mileusnić  Bosnia and Herzegovina 75.00 x 72.73 75.00
26 B Magnus Kirt  Estonia 74.20 x 74.64 74.64
27 A Norbert Rivasz-Tóth  Hungary x 74.56 x 74.56
28 B Janis Svens Griva  Latvia 71.84 73.38 69.83 73.38
29 B Oleksandr Nychyporchuk  Ukraine x x 73.31 73.31
30 A Patrik Ženúch  Slovakia 68.16 69.38 x 69.38
A Rolands Štrobinders  Latvia x x x NM
B Vedran Samac  Serbia DNS

Final

[2]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s) Zigismunds Sirmais  Latvia 81.86 81.36 80.88 78.36 86.66 75.57 86.66 PB
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Vítezslav Veselý  Czech Republic 74.58 81.13 83.59 77.89 83.14 80.69 83.59
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Antti Ruuskanen  Finland 80.98 82.44 79.54 x f 82.44
4 Risto Mätas  Estonia 80.05 81.00 80.77 78.73 81.53 82.03 82.03 SB
5 Thomas Röhler  Germany 79.33 80.78 x 78.74 76.66 78.60 80.78
6 Marcin Krukowski  Poland x x 79.49 77.90 76.71 x 79.49
7 Kim Amb  Sweden 71.89 78.34 76.26 78.72 79.36 79.07 79.36
8 Kacper Oleszczuk  Poland 69.96 78.11 78.21 79.34 75.18 x 79.34
9 Jakub Vadlejch  Czech Republic 78.12 x 77.56 78.12
10 Jaroslav Jílek  Czech Republic x 75.05 76.92 76.92
11 Łukasz Grzeszczuk  Poland x 76.41 x 76.41
12 Ioannis Kiriazis  Greece 72.68 75.57 75.34 75.57

References

  1. ^ "Qualification results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-09-20. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  2. ^ Final results Archived 2016-11-18 at the Wayback Machine
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