STORIES SI WRITERS PHOTOS SCHEDULES & RESULTS TRACK EXPLAINER
Medals
GoldGOLD SilverSILVER BronzeBRONZE
Andreas Thorkildsen  Ainars Kovals  Tero Pitkamaki 
NorwayNorway   LatviaLatvia   FinlandFinland  
Men's Javelin Throw
Final
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT MEDAL
FINAL
NorwayNorway  Andreas Thorkildsen  90.57 OR Gold 
LatviaLatvia  Ainars Kovals  86.64  Silver 
FinlandFinland  Tero Pitkamaki  86.16  Bronze 
FinlandFinland  Tero Jarvenpaa  83.95   
FinlandFinland  Teemu Wirkkala  83.46   
AustraliaAustralia  Jarrod Bannister  83.45   
RussiaRussia  Ilya Korotkov  83.15   
BelarusBelarus  Uladzimir Kazlou  82.06   
LatviaLatvia  Vadims Vasilevskis  81.32   
10  CanadaCanada  Scott Russell  80.90   
11  SwedenSweden  Magnus Arvidsson  80.16   
12  Czech RepublicCzech Republic  Vitezslav Vesely  76.76   
Preliminary
QUAL/RANK NATION ATHLETE RESULT  
QUALIFICATION GROUP A
CanadaCanada  Scott Russell  80.42   
LatviaLatvia  Ainars Kovals  80.15   
BelarusBelarus  Uladzimir Kazlou  80.06   
FinlandFinland  Teemu Wirkkala  79.79   
AustraliaAustralia  Jarrod Bannister  79.79   
SwedenSweden  Magnus Arvidsson  79.70   
LatviaLatvia  Eriks Rags  79.33   
JapanJapan  Yukifumi Murakami  78.21   
PolandPoland  Igor Janik  77.63   
10  South KoreaSouth Korea  Jaemyoung Park  76.63   
11  South AfricaSouth Africa  Robert Oosthuizen  76.16   
12  United StatesUnited States  Breaux Greer  73.68   
13  ChileChile  Ignacio Guerra  73.03   
14  RussiaRussia  Sergey Makarov  72.47   
15  CubaCuba  Anier Boue  71.85   
16  ParaguayParaguay  Victor Fatecha  71.58   
17  GermanyGermany  Stephan Steding  70.05   
18  UzbekistanUzbekistan  Bobur Shokirjonov  69.54   
  HungaryHungary  Csongor Oltean  NM   
QUALIFICATION GROUP B
1-Q  LatviaLatvia  Vadims Vasilevskis  83.51   
2-Q  RussiaRussia  Ilya Korotkov  83.33   
3-Q  FinlandFinland  Tero Pitkamaki  82.61   
FinlandFinland  Tero Jarvenpaa  82.34   
Czech RepublicCzech Republic  Vitezslav Vesely  81.20   
NorwayNorway  Andreas Thorkildsen  79.85   
RussiaRussia  Alexander Ivanov  79.27   
United StatesUnited States  Leigh Smith  76.55   
New ZealandNew Zealand  Stuart Farquhar  76.14   
10  EstoniaEstonia  Mihkel Kukk  75.56   
11  ChinaChina  Qi Chen  73.50   
12  United StatesUnited States  Mike Hazle  72.75   
13  GreeceGreece  Ioannis-Yeoryios Smalios  71.87   
14  UkraineUkraine  Roman Avramenko  71.64   
15  SloveniaSlovenia  Matija Kranjc  71.00   
16  ArgentinaArgentina  Pablo Pietrobelli  69.09   
17  GermanyGermany  Alexander Vieweg  67.49   
18  BulgariaBulgaria  Kolyo Neshev  66.00   
19  ArmeniaArmenia  Melik Janoyan  64.47   
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