2006 European Athletics Championships – Men's hammer throw

The final of the Men's Hammer Throw event at the 2006 European Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden was held on Saturday August 12, 2006. There were a total number of 24 participating athletes. The qualifying rounds were staged three days earlier, on Wednesday August 9, with the mark set in 77.50 metres.

Ivan Tsikhan had originally won the gold medal but later tested for doping and all his results between 22 August 2004 and 21 August 2006 were annulled. [1]

Medalists

Gold Finland Olli-Pekka Karjalainen
Finland (FIN)
Silver Belarus Vadim Devyatovski
Belarus (BLR)
Bronze Germany Markus Esser
Germany (GER)

Schedule

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
09.08.2006 – 10:05h 09.08.2006 – 11:30h
Final Round
12.08.2006 – 13:45h

Abbreviations

  • 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

Standing records prior to the 2006 European Athletics Championships
World Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany
Event Record  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 86.74 m August 30, 1986 West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany

Qualification

Group A

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 2  Karsten Kobs (GER) 75.47 75.72 77.52 77.52 m
2 3  Krisztián Pars (HUN) 77.20 77.20 m
3 6  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) 76.39 X X 76.39 m
4 9  Andrey Vorontsov (BLR) X X 75.15 75.15 m
5 11  Marco Lingua (ITA) 74.69 X X 74.69 m
6 13  Libor Charfreitag (SVK) X 74.13 X 74.13 m
7 15  Vadim Khersontsev (RUS) 73.24 X 72.87 73.24 m
8 17  David Söderberg (FIN) 72.36 72.49 X 72.49 m
9 19  Christophe Épalle (FRA) 67.92 X 69.12 69.12 m
10 20  Vladimír Maška (CZE) 68.63 68.11 68.29 68.63 m
11 22  Fatih Eryildirim (TUR) X X 67.54 67.54 m
 Andriy Skvaruk (UKR) DNS

Group B

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance
1 2 3
1 1  Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (FIN) 79.00 79.00 m
2 4  Vadim Devyatovski (BLR) X 76.86 76.87 76.87 m
3 5  Markus Esser (GER) 73.25 76.67 X 76.67 m
4 7  Primož Kozmus (SLO) X 74.64 75.90 75.90 m
5 8  Nicola Vizzoni (ITA) 74.31 75.21 74.81 75.21 m
6 10  András Haklits (CRO) X 74.96 X 74.96 m
7 12  Miloslav Konopka (SVK) 71.98 74.64 X 74.64 m
8 14  Lukáš Melich (CZE) 70.33 73.77 71.90 73.77 m
9 16  Alexandros Papadimitriou (GRE) 71.64 72.94 X 72.94 m
10 18  Eşref Apak (TUR) 70.17 X X 70.17 m
11 21  Roman Rozna (MDA) X 68.21 X 68.21 m
 Ivan Tsikhan (BLR) 77.21 X 74.40 77.21 m

Final

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (FIN) 78.89 76.86 76.23 80.84 80.60 X 80.84 m SB
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Vadim Devyatovski (BLR) 77.44 77.89 78.55 80.76 79.78 75.69 80.76 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Markus Esser (GER) 74.53 X 76.79 X 77.75 79.19 79.19 m
4  Szymon Ziółkowski (POL) X 78.89 78.97 X X 74.82 78.97 m
5  Krisztián Pars (HUN) 38.33 75.60 78.34 X X X 78.34 m
6  Primož Kozmus (SLO) 77.10 78.18 X 76.07 75.49 77.47 78.18 m
7  Karsten Kobs (GER) 76.32 77.69 X X 77.84 77.93 77.93 m
8  Nicola Vizzoni (ITA) 76.55 75.51 76.06 76.55 m
9  András Haklits (CRO) X 74.83 X 74.83 m
10  Marco Lingua (ITA) X 73.73 73.64 73.73 m
 Andrey Vorontsov (BLR) X X X NM
 Ivan Tsikhan (BLR) 76.39 75.51 81.11 78.98 X 80.34 81.11 m DQ

See also

References

  1. ^ "Revision of results following sanctions of Tsikhan and Ostapchuk". IAAF. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 4 April 2014.

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