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World Record Progression, men Hammer Throw

A. Officially verified by IAAF

86, 74 m. Yuriy Sedykh, URS, 30 Aug 1986, Stuttgart

86, 66 m. Yuriy Sedykh, URS, 22 Jun 1986, Tallinn

86, 34 m. Yuriy Sedykh, URS, 03 Jul 1984, Cork

84, 14 m. Sergey Litvinov, URS, 21 Jun 1983, Moscow

83, 98 m. Sergey Litvinov, URS, 04 Jun 1982, Moscow

81, 80 m. Yuriy Sedykh, URS, 31 Jul 1980, Moscow

81, 66 m. Sergey Litvinov, URS, 24 May 1980, Sochi

80, 64 m. Yuriy Sedykh,URS, 16 May 1980, Leselidse

80, 46 m. Juri Tamm, URS, 16 May 1980, Leselidse

80, 38 m. Yuriy Sedykh, URS, 16 May 1980, Leselidse

80, 32 m. Karl-Hans Riehm, FRG, 06 Aug 1978, Heidenheim

80, 14 m. Boris Zaichuk, URS, 09 Jul 1978, Moscow

79, 30 m. Walter Schmidt, FRG, 14 Aug 1975, Frankfurt

78, 50 m. Karl-Hans Riehm, FRG, 19 May 1975, Rehlingen

77, 76 m. Karl-Hans Riehm, FRG, 19 May 1975, Rehlingen

76, 70 m. Karl-Hans Riehm, FRG, 19 May 1975, Rehlingen

76, 66 m. Aleksei Spiridonov, URS, 11 Sep 1974, Munich

76, 60 m. Reinhard Theimer, GDR, 1974, Leipzig

76, 40 m. Walter Schmidt, FRG, 04 Sep 1971, Lahr

75, 48 m. Anatoli Bondarchuk, URS, 12 Oct 1969, Rovno

74, 68 m. Anatoli Bondarchuk, URS, 20 Oct 1969, Athens

74, 52 m. Romuald Klim, URS, 15 Jun 1968, Budapest

73, 76 m. Gyula Zsivotzky, HUN, 14 Sep 1968, Budapest

73, 74 m. Gyula Zsivotzky, HUN, 04 Sep 1965, Debrecen

71, 26 m. Harold Connolly, USA, 29 May 1965, Walnut

71, 06 m. Harold Connolly, USA, 21 Jul 1965, Ceres

70, 67 m. Harold Connolly, USA, 12 Aug 1962, Palo Alto

70, 33 m. Harold Connolly, USA, 20 Jun 1960, Walnut

68, 68 m. Harold Connolly, USA, 02 Nov 1958, Los Angeles

68, 54 m. Harold Connolly, USA, 02 Nov 1956, Los Angeles

67, 32 m. Mikhail Krivonosov, URS, 22 Oct 1956, Tashkent

66, 38 m. Mikhail Krivonosov, URS, 08 Jul 1956, Minsk

65, 85 m. Mikhail Krivonosov, URS, 25 Apr 1956, Nalchik

64, 52 m. Mikhail Krivonosov, URS, 19 Sep 1955, Belgrad

64, 33 m. Mikhail Krivonosov, URS, 04 Aug 1955, Warszawa

64, 05 m. Stanislav Njenashev, URS, 12 Dec 1954, Baku

63, 34 m. Mikhail Krivonosov, URS, 29 Aug 1954, Bern

62, 36 m. Sverre Strandli, NOR, 05 Sep 1953, Oslo

61, 25 m. Sverre Strandli, NOR, 14 Sep 1952, Oslo

60, 34 m. Jozsef Csermak, HUN, 14 Jul 1952, Helsinki

59, 88 m. Imre Nemeth, HUN, 19 May 1950, Budapest

59, 57 m. Imre Nemeth, HUN, 04 Sep 1949, Katowice

57, 77 m. Pat Ryan, USA, 17 Aug 1913, New York

B. Statistically valid but never verified for various reasons

66, 85 m. Mikhail Krivonosov, URS, 22 Oct 1956, Tashkent

66, 71 m. Harold Connolly, USA, 03 Oct 1956, Boston

65, 95 m. Clifford Blair, USA, 05 Jul 1956, Needham

59, 56 m. Patrick O’Callaghan, 22 Aug 1937, Fermoy

C. Unofficially progression before IAAF

57.10 Matthew McGrath, USA, 29 Oct 1911, New York

56.18 John Flanagan, USA, 245 Jul 1909, New Heaven

53.38 John Flanagan, USA, 20 Jun 1908, Torrington

52.91 Matthew McGrath, 21 Sep 1907, Montreal

52.71 John Flanagan, USA, 31 Jul 1904, New York

52.35 John Flanagan, USA, 02 Sep 1901, New York

51.61 John Flanagan, IRL, 29 Sep 1900, New York

51.10 John Flanagan, IRL, 23 Sep 1899, New York

50.82 John Flanagan, IRL 23 Sep 1899, New York

50.24 John Flanagan, IRL, 30 Jul 1899, New York

50.01 John Flanagan, IRL, 22 Jul 1899, New York

49.38 Thomas Kiely, IRL, 8 Jun 1899, Limerick

48.27 John Flanagan, IRL, 23 Jul 1898, Boston

48.26 John Flanagan, IRL, 11 Jun 1898, New York

47.18 John Flanagan, IRL, 11 Jun 1898, New York

46.84 Josiah McCracken, USA, 30 May 1898, New York

46.81 John Flanagan, IRL, 15 May 1898, New Orleans

45.94 John Flanagan, IRL, 31 May 1897, Bayonne

44.80 John Flanagan, IRL, 06 Apr 1896, London

44.46 John Flanagan, IRL, 09 Sep 1895, Clonmel

44.21 James Mitchell, USA, 08 Oct 1892, New York

43.20 James Mitchell, USA, 18 Jun 1892, New York

43.06 James Mitchell, USA, 10 Oct 1891, New York

42.63 James Mitchell, USA, 29 Sep 1891, Detroit

42.41 James Mitchell, USA, 12 Sep 1891, New York

40.80 James Mitchell, USA, 13 Jun 1891, New York

40.74 James Mitchell, USA, 10 Oct 1889, Elkton

40.46 James Mitchell, USA, 12 Jun 1889, Bayonne

39.40 William Barry, IRL, 12 Aug 1888, New York

38.63 George Hales, 27 Mar 1874, London

37.34 Stephen Brown, GBR, 31 Mar 1873, London

34.01 Henry Leeke, GBR 27 Mar 1872, London

33.36 John Stevenson, GBR, 05 Oct 1841, Etal

33.00 George Scott, GBR, 25 Oct 1839, Etal

31.75 Robert Nevis, GBR, 12 Oct 1836, Etal

27.74 Adam Wilson, GBR, 10 May 1828, Hunter`s Tryst

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