Athletics at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's javelin throw

The Women's Javelin Throw event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union had an entrylist of 22 competitors, with two qualifying groups (22 throwers) before the final (12) took place on Friday July 25, 1980. The top 12 and ties, and all those reaching 60.00 metres advanced to the final. All results were made with a rough surfaced javelin (old design).[1]

Women's javelin throw
at the Games of the XXII Olympiad
Date24 July 1980 (qualifications)
25 July 1980 (final)
Competitors22 from 13 nations
Winning distance68.40 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) María Caridad Colón
 Cuba
2nd, silver medalist(s) Saida Gunba
 Soviet Union
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ute Hommola
 East Germany
← 1976
1984 →

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ScheduleEdit

Qualification Round
24.07.1980 – 12:25h
Final Round
25.07.1980 – 17:15h

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

QualificationEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1   Ute Richter (GDR) 57.40 66.66 66.66 m
2 4   Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROU) 63.84 63.84 m
3 7   María Caridad Colón (CUB) 62.42 62.42 m
4 8   Ivanka Vancheva (BUL) 61.16 61.16 m
5 9   Antoaneta Todorova (BUL) 60.56 60.56 m
6 10   Bernadetta Blechacz (POL) 55.92 50.26 59.90 59.90 m
7 11   Tatyana Biryulina (URS) 57.72 52.44 59.86 59.86 m
8 13   Mária Janák (HUN) 54.22 X 57.80 57.80 m
9 15   Petra Rivers (AUS) 51.08 53.14 55.80 55.80 m
10 18   Fatima Whitbread (GBR) 47.44 47.22 49.74 49.74 m
  Sofia Sakorafa (GRE) X X X NM

Group BEdit

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2   Ruth Fuchs (GDR) 54.12 64.26 64.26 m
2 3   Saida Gunba (URS) 63.98 63.98 m
3 5   Ute Hommola (GDR) 63.52 63.52 m
4 6   Yadviga Putiniene (URS) 62.96 62.96 m
5 12   Fausta Quintavalla (ITA) 58.76 X 58.76 m
6 14   Tiina Lillak (FIN) 53.44 56.26 X 56.26 m
7 16   Pam Matthews (AUS) 55.72 53.72 51.70 55.72 m
8 17   Agnès Tchuinté (CMR) 55.36 52.16 49.22 55.36 m
9 19   Tessa Sanderson (GBR) 48.76 X X 48.76 m
10 20   Patricia Guerrero (PER) 38.36 45.40 45.42 45.42 m
2   Tsvetana Ralinska (BUL) DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3 4 5 6
    María Caridad Colón (CUB) 68.40 X 64.58 62.70 66.02 63.06 68.40 m
    Saida Gunba (URS) 66.08 67.76 X 63.78 X 65.06 67.76 m
    Ute Hommola (GDR) 60.62 58.84 66.04 66.56 61.96 64.92 66.56 m
4   Ute Richter (GDR) 54.86 53.12 62.80 65.68 66.04 66.54 66.54 m
5   Ivanka Vancheva (BUL) 65.38 60.88 X 60.12 61.90 62.90 65.38 m
6   Tatyana Biryulina (URS) 56.28 65.08 58.42 60.36 X 62.48 65.08 m
7   Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROU) X 64.08 54.80 59.44 57.02 54.30 64.08 m
8   Ruth Fuchs (GDR) 59.90 X 61.48 X 63.94 59.20 63.94 m
9   Bernadetta Blechacz (POL) 57.94 52.84 61.46 61.46 m
10   Antoaneta Todorova (BUL) 54.76 60.66 52.98 60.66 m
11   Yadviga Putiniene (URS) 59.94 X 52.72 59.94 m
12   Fausta Quintavalla (ITA) 49.60 57.50 57.52 57.52 m

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1980 Moscow Summer Games: Women's Javelin Throw". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

External linksEdit