2006 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's discus throw

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The men's discus throw event at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Beijing, China, at Chaoyang Sports Centre on 15 and 16 August.[1][2] A 1.75kg (junior implement) discus was used.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Margus Hunt
 Estonia
Silver Mahmoud Samimi
 Iran
Bronze Martin Wierig
 Germany

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

16 August

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s) Margus Hunt  Estonia 64.96 56.60 x 66.68 66.40 67.32 67.32
2nd, silver medalist(s) Mahmoud Samimi  Iran 52.55 60.42 59.44 60.82 x 63.00 63.00
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Martin Wierig  Germany 58.26 60.11 59.26 62.02 62.17 61.86 62.17
4 Nikolay Sedyuk  Russia 60.38 61.09 57.20 59.01 55.13 62.00 62.00
5 Jorge Fernández  Cuba 56.22 58.82 59.55 59.01 58.43 x 59.55
6 Mihai Grasu  Romania 57.23 59.39 56.24 58.96 58.97 x 59.39
7 Martin Wischer  Germany 54.57 x 56.73 53.56 56.26 x 56.73
8 Egidijus Petrauskas  Lithuania 56.65 55.53 x x 56.18 x 56.65
9 Giedrius Šakinis  Lithuania 55.47 52.72 53.06 55.47
10 Nicholas Robinson  United States 55.22 51.18 51.48 55.22
11 Andrew Welch  Australia 51.54 54.14 52.22 54.14
12 Marin Premeru  Croatia 51.96 51.22 53.50 53.50

Qualifications[edit]

15 August

Group A[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
1 2 3
1 Margus Hunt  Estonia 66.35 - - 66.35 Q
2 Nikolay Sedyuk  Russia x 60.43 - 60.43 Q
3 Mahmoud Samimi  Iran 58.91 - - 58.91 Q
4 Jorge Fernández  Cuba 58.42 - - 58.42 Q
5 Egidijus Petrauskas  Lithuania 54.20 51.92 57.85 57.85 Q
6 Martin Wischer  Germany 56.54 55.71 55.82 56.54 q
7 Axel Härstedt  Sweden 53.85 55.12 54.02 55.12
8 Vladislav Tulácek  Czech Republic x x 54.46 54.46
9 António Silva  Portugal x 54.04 x 54.04
10 Federico Apolloni  Italy 50.38 53.97 49.71 53.97
11 Bo Taylor  United States x 51.29 52.96 52.96
12 Savvas Arestis  Cyprus x 44.91 51.56 51.56
13 Hou Wei  China 46.56 50.78 x 50.78
14 Stephen Lasei  Samoa x 39.34 41.10 41.10

Group B[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Attempts Result Notes
1 2 3
1 Mihai Grasu  Romania 55.72 58.38 - 58.38 Q
2 Marin Premeru  Croatia 54.92 57.88 - 57.88 Q
3 Martin Wierig  Germany 57.78 - - 57.78 Q
4 Nicholas Robinson  United States 55.20 56.06 50.68 56.06 q
5 Andrew Welch  Australia 50.62 54.03 55.58 55.58 q
6 Giedrius Šakinis  Lithuania x 55.01 55.45 55.45 q
7 Alessandro Botti  Italy 55.40 54.87 54.98 55.40
8 Hu Tai  China 54.24 55.02 51.06 55.02
9 Maarten Persoon  Netherlands 51.44 x 53.07 53.07
10 Pavlo Karsak  Ukraine 52.86 53.06 x 53.06
11 Talat Erdogan  Turkey 50.50 50.95 48.81 50.95
12 Per Rosell  Sweden 50.46 x 50.53 50.53

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 26 athletes from 20 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 2006 Beijing CHN Aug 15-20, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 12 March 2013, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015