Javelin Throw

The javelin throw is a track and field athletics throwing event where the object to be thrown is the javelin, a spear approximately 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) in length. Javelin is an event of both the men's decathlon and the women's heptathlon. The javelin thrower gains momentum by running within a predetermined area.

Read more about Javelin Throw:  Rules and Competitions, Javelin Redesigns, History and The Javelin At The Olympics, Technique and Training

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Mór Kóczán
... the throwing events, his best results came in the javelin throw, having won five Hungarian championship titles between 1911 and 1918 ... in 1912 by winning the bronze medal of the javelin throw event ... In 1920 he became Czechoslovak champion in the javelin throw and four years later represented the country at the Olympics, where he finished in the 23rd place ...
Latvia At The 2008 Summer Olympics - Athletics
... Field events Athlete Event Qualification Final Distance Position Distance Position Ainārs Kovals Javelin throw 80.15 7 q 86.64 02 ! Ēriks Rags 79.33 13 Did not ...
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... Class Final Distance Points Position Branimir Budetić Javelin throw F11–12 57.11 02 ... ! Pentathlon P12 – 5 ... Darko Kralj Shot put F42 14.43 WR ...

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