1986 European Athletics Championships – Men's hammer throw

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The final of the Men's hammer throw event at the 1986 European Championships in Stuttgart, West Germany was held on August 30, 1986. The qualification round was staged a day earlier, on August 29, 1986.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Soviet Union Yuriy Sedykh
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver Soviet Union Sergey Litvinov
Soviet Union (URS)
Bronze Soviet Union Igor Nikulin
Soviet Union (URS)

Abbreviations[edit]

  • 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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1986 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.66 m June 22, 1986 Soviet Union Tallinn, Soviet Union
Championship Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 81.66 m September 10, 1982 Greece Athens, Greece
Broken records during the 1986 European Athletics Championships
Championship Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 82.90 m August 29, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Championship Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 83.94 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Championship Record  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 85.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
World Record
Event Record
 Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany

Qualification[edit]

  • Qualification Distance = 76.00 metres (or top 12 to final)

Overall Ranking[edit]

Rank Group Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 B  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 82.90 m CR
2 A  Igor Nikulin (URS) 77.54 m
3 B  Johann Lindner (AUT) 77.48 m
4 A  Christoph Sahner (FRG) 77.32 m
5 B  Klaus Ploghaus (FRG) 77.30 m
6 B  Günther Rodehau (GDR) 77.12 m
7 A  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 77.04 m
8 A  Ralf Haber (GDR) 76.84 m
9 A  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 76.34 m
10 B  Jörg Schäfer (FRG) 76.24 m
11 A  Tore Gustafsson (SWE) 75.78 m
12 A  Matthias Moder (GDR) 75.46 m
13 A  Michael Beierl (AUT) 75.38 m
14 A  Ivan Tanev (BUL) 75.02 m
15 B  Emanuil Dyulgerov (BUL) 73.80 m
16 B  Dave Smith (GBR) 73.58 m
17 B  Henryk Królak (POL) 71.76 m
18 B  Juha Tiainen (FIN) 71.16 m
19 B  Walter Ciofani (FRA) 70.84 m
20 A  Kjell Bystedt (SWE) 68.32 m
21 B  Raúl Jimeno (ESP) 65.62 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Yuri Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m WR
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 85.74 m
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Igor Nikulin (URS) 82.00 m
4  Günther Rodehau (GDR) 79.84 m
5  Jörg Schäfer (FRG) 79.68 m
6  Ralf Haber (GDR) 78.74 m
7  Matthias Moder (GDR) 78.70 m
8  Christoph Sahner (FRG) 77.12 m
9  Klaus Ploghaus (FRG) 75.36 m
10  Harri Huhtala (FIN) 74.94 m
11  Johann Lindner (AUT) 74.32 m
12  Tore Gustafsson (SWE) 69.94 m

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 21 athletes from 11 countries participated in the event.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 443–451, retrieved 13 August 2014