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Hammer Throw, Men

Date1 – 2 August 1992
StatusOlympic
LocationEstadio Olímpico de Montjuïc, Barcelona
Participants27 from 19 countries

The former Soviet Union throwers were still dominant, now representing the Unified Team, although there was a new group of throwers. Andrey Abduvaliyev (TJK) won the gold medal with his fourth-round throw of 82.54 (270-9¾), although he had led since the second round. First round leader Igor Astapkovich, 1990 European Champion, won the silver medal, followed by Igor Nikulin in third. Omitting 1984, this was the fourth consecutive medal sweep in this event for Soviet-based hammer throwers. Abduvaliyev would win the World Championships in 1993 and 1995.

PosNrAthleteNOCQualifyingFinal
1476Andrey AbduvaliyevEUN78.82 (2)82.54 (1)Gold
2478Ihar AstapkovichEUN76.50 (5)81.96 (2)Silver
3539Igor NikulinEUN79.08 (1)81.38 (3)Bronze
4919Tibor GécsekHUN76.48 (6)77.78 (4)
5460Jüri TammEST78.16 (3)77.52 (5)
6860Heinz WeisGER74.86 (11)76.90 (6)
71685Lance DealUSA77.00 (4)76.84 (7)
838Sean CarlinAUS75.90 (8)76.16 (8)
975Hans LindnerAUT75.28 (10)75.14 (9)
10629Christophe ÉpalleFRA76.24 (7)74.84 (10)
111027Enrico SgrullettiITA75.40 (9)72.98 (11)
AC1731Jud LoganUSA78.40 (AC)79.00 (AC)DQ1
12 r1/2268Bi ZhongCHN74.30 (12)
13 r1/2885Savvas SaritzoglouGRE74.16 (13)
14 r1/2791Claus DethloffGER73.64 (14)
15 r1/21568Tore GustafssonSWE73.52 (15)
16 r1/2654Raphaël PiolantiFRA73.22 (16)
17 r1/2191Ivan TanevBUL72.62 (17)
18 r1/2639Frédéric KuhnFRA71.76 (18)
19 r1/226Andrés CharadíaARG70.82 (19)
20 r1/21192Benjaminas ViluckisLTU70.54 (20)
21 r1/2185Plamen MinevBUL69.90 (21)
22 r1/2719Paul HeadGBR69.58 (22)
23 r1/21698Ken FlaxUSA69.36 (23)
24 r1/21606Pavel SedláčekTCH67.76 (24)
25 r1/21159Waleed Al-BekheetKUW63.94 (25)
26 r1/2164Rashid Riyadh Al-AmeeriBRN56.08 (26)

Qualifying Round (1 August 1992)

Top 12 and ties and all those reaching 76.00 metres advanced to the final.

PosAthleteNOCDistance
1Igor NikulinEUN79.08Q
2Andrey AbduvaliyevEUN78.82Q
3Jüri TammEST78.16Q
4Lance DealUSA77.00Q
5Ihar AstapkovichEUN76.50Q
6Tibor GécsekHUN76.48Q
7Christophe ÉpalleFRA76.24Q
8Sean CarlinAUS75.90q
9Enrico SgrullettiITA75.40q
10Hans LindnerAUT75.28q
11Heinz WeisGER74.86q
12Bi ZhongCHN74.30
13Savvas SaritzoglouGRE74.16
14Claus DethloffGER73.64
15Tore GustafssonSWE73.52
16Raphaël PiolantiFRA73.22
17Ivan TanevBUL72.62
18Frédéric KuhnFRA71.76
19Andrés CharadíaARG70.82
20Benjaminas ViluckisLTU70.54
21Plamen MinevBUL69.90
22Paul HeadGBR69.58
23Ken FlaxUSA69.36
24Pavel SedláčekTCH67.76
25Waleed Al-BekheetKUW63.94
26Rashid Riyadh Al-AmeeriBRN56.08
ACJud LoganUSA78.40QDQ2

Qualifying Round, Group A (1 August 1992 — 11:30)

PosOrdAthleteNOCDistanceGroup A Round OneGroup A Round TwoGroup A Round Three
112Jüri TammEST78.1671.7675.2478.16
211Ihar AstapkovichEUN76.5076.50--
38Enrico SgrullettiITA75.4075.4075.40×
41Hans LindnerAUT75.2875.2875.2474.02
513Heinz WeisGER74.8674.8674.64×
67Raphaël PiolantiFRA73.22×73.2271.98
710Frédéric KuhnFRA71.7671.2071.7671.64
84Andrés CharadíaARG70.8270.8270.64×
99Benjaminas ViluckisLTU70.5470.54×70.54
103Plamen MinevBUL69.9068.78×69.90
116Paul HeadGBR69.58×69.5865.64
122Pavel SedláčekTCH67.7667.7664.9867.34
AC5Jud LoganUSA78.4078.40--DQ3

Qualifying Round, Group B (1 August 1992 — 13:00)

PosOrdAthleteNOCDistanceGroup B Round OneGroup B Round TwoGroup B Round Three
13Igor NikulinEUN79.0874.2079.08-
214Andrey AbduvaliyevEUN78.8278.82--
32Lance DealUSA77.00×75.5877.00
44Tibor GécsekHUN76.4876.48--
513Christophe ÉpalleFRA76.2476.24--
66Sean CarlinAUS75.9074.4874.3875.90
78Bi ZhongCHN74.3070.66×74.30
811Savvas SaritzoglouGRE74.16×73.0674.16
910Claus DethloffGER73.6473.1273.6473.36
107Tore GustafssonSWE73.5273.52×71.92
111Ivan TanevBUL72.6270.2071.1672.62
125Ken FlaxUSA69.3669.04×69.36
1312Waleed Al-BekheetKUW63.94××63.94
149Rashid Riyadh Al-AmeeriBRN56.08××56.08

Final Round (2 August 1992 — 16:30)

PosOrdAthleteNOCDistanceR1R2R3R4R5R6
111Andrey AbduvaliyevEUN82.5478.5680.1880.3482.5479.1282.24
28Ihar AstapkovichEUN81.9680.02×81.8078.0881.7081.96
37Igor NikulinEUN81.3878.4678.56×78.3280.4481.38
44Tibor GécsekHUN77.7877.7875.78×75.54×76.58
59Jüri TammEST77.5276.3677.00×76.8075.8277.52
65Heinz WeisGER76.9076.72×76.90×75.3276.28
712Lance DealUSA76.84×76.8474.92×75.0676.42
81Sean CarlinAUS76.1675.0876.1675.10
96Hans LindnerAUT75.1475.1473.3674.26
102Christophe ÉpalleFRA74.8474.2474.8474.74
113Enrico SgrullettiITA72.9872.9872.34×
AC10Jud LoganUSA79.0079.0078.44×××75.80DQ4