Who is the Olympic record holder for javelin?

Who is the best javelin thrower in the world 2021?

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Rank Mark Competitor
1 96.29 Johannes VETTER
2 89.55 Marcin KRUKOWSKI
3 89.12 Keshorn WALCOTT
4 88.07 Neeraj CHOPRA

Who is the world record holder for women’s javelin?

women – SENIOR – outdoor

Type Mark Competitor
World Records 72.28 Barbora ŠPOTÁKOVÁ
World Championships in Athletics Records 71.70 Olisdeilys MENÉNDEZ
World Leading 2021 71.40 Maria ANDREJCZYK
Olympic Games Records 71.53 Olisdeilys MENÉNDEZ

What’s the women’s javelin record?

Records since 1999

Mark Athlete Venue
68.22 Trine Hattestad Rome
69.48 Trine Hattestad Oslo
71.54 Osleidys Menéndez Rethymno
71.70 Osleidys Menéndez Helsinki

How far can an Olympian throw a javelin?

Today, the men’s Olympic record is 90.57 meters, and was set by Norway’s Andreas Thorkildsen in 2008, while the women’s Olympic record of 71.53 meters was set by Cuba’s Osleidys Menéndez in 2004.

How far did Usain Bolt throw the javelin?

The “triple triple” gold-medallist – who’s won the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m relay the last three Olympics – wowed Olympic staffers and volunteers by throwing a javelin at Rio’s darkened Olympic Stadium. He even asked for an official measurement of his throw – recording 56 metres.

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