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World Record Progression, women Javelin Throw

updated 9 sept. 2012
 

A. Officially ratified by IAAF

New javelin introduced from 1 April 1999:

72, 28 m. Barbora Spotakova, CZE, 13 Sep 08, Stuttgard

71, 54 m. Osleidys Menendez, CUB, 01 Jul 01, Rethymno

71, 70 m. Osleidys Menendez, CUB, 14 Aug 05, Helsinki.

69, 48 m. Trine Solberg-Hattestad, NOR, 28 Jul 00, Oslo

68, 22 m. Trine Solberg-Hattestad, NOR, 30 Jun 00, Rome

67, 09 m. Mirela Manjani-Tzelili, GRE, 28 Aug 99, Sevilla

Old javelin

80, 00 m. Petra Felke/Meier, GDR, 09 Sep 99, Potsdam

78, 90 m. Petra Felke, GDR, 29 Jul 87, Leipzig

77, 44 m. Fatima Whitbread, GBR, 28 Aug 86, Stuttgart

75, 40 m. Petra Felke, GDR, 04 Jun 85, Schwerin

75, 26 m. Petra Felke, GDR, 04 Jun 85, Schwerin

74, 76 m. Tiina Lillak, FIN, 13 Jun 83, Tampere

74, 20 m. Sofia Sakorafa, GRE, 26 Sep 82, Khania

72, 40 m. Tiina Lillak, FIN, 29 Jul 82, Helsinki

71, 88 m. Antoaneta Todorova, BUL, 15 Aug 81, Zagreb

70, 08 m. Tatyana Biryulina, URS, 12 Jul 80, Podolsk

69, 96 m. Ruth Fuchs, GDR, 29 Apr 80, Split

69, 52 m. Ruth Fuchs, GDR, 13 Jun 79, Dresden

69, 32 m. Kate Schmidt, USA, 11 Sep 77, Fürth

69, 12 m. Ruth Fuchs, GDR, 10 Jul 76, Berlin

67, 22 m. Ruth Fuchs, GDR, 03 Oct 74, Roma

66, 10 m. Ruth Fuchs, GDR, 07 Sep 73, Edinburgh

65, 06 m. Ruth Fuchs, GDR, 11 Jun 72 (18:20) Potsdam

62, 70 m. Ewa Gryziecka, POL, 11 Jun 72 (17:46) Bucuresti

62, 40 m. Yelena Gorchakova, URS, 16 Oct 64, Tokyo

59, 78 m. Elvira Ozolina, URS, 03 Jul 63, Moskva

59, 55 m. Elvira Ozolina, URS, 04 Jun 60, Bucuresti

57, 92 m. Elvira Ozolina, URS, 03 May 60, Leselidze

57, 49 m. Birute Zalogaityte/Kalediene, URS, 30 Oct 58, Tbilisi

57, 40 m. Anna Pazera, AUS, 24 Jul 58, Cardiff

55, 73 m. Dana Zátopková, TCH, 01 Jun 58, Praha

55, 48 m. Nadezhda Konyayeva, URS, 06 Aug 54, Kiev

55, 11 m. Nadezhda Konyayeva, URS, 22 May 54, Kiev

53, 56 m. Nadezhda Konyayeva, URS, 05 Feb 54, Leningrad

53, 41 m. Natalya Smirnitskaya, URS, 05 Aug 49, Moskva

49, 59 m. Natalya Smirnitskaya, URS, 25 Jul 49, Moskva

48, 63 m. Herma Bauma, AUT, 12 Sep 48, Wien

50, 27 m. Lyudmila Anokina, URS, 22 Sep 47, Moskva

48, 21 m. Herma Bauma, AUT, 29 Jun 47, Wien

47, 24 m. Annelie Steinheuer, GER, 21 Jun 42, Frankfurt

46, 745 m. Nan Gindele, USA, 18 Jun 32, Chicago

B. Performances set before IAAF

44, 64 m. Ellen Braumuller, GER, 12 Jun 32, Berlin

42, 28 m. Ellen Braumuller, GER, 02 Aug 31, Magdeburg

40, 68 m. Babe Didrikson, USA, 04 Jul 30, Dallas

38, 39 m. Guschi Hargus, GER, 18 Aug 28, Berlin

38, 21 m. Lillian Copeland, USA, 26 Feb 27, Los Angeles

35, 55 m. Lillian Copeland, USA, 26 Jul 26, Pasadena

35, 26 m. Lillian Copeland, USA, 31 Oct 26

33, 07 m. Pauline Hascup, USA, 26 Jun 26, Paterson

27, 24 m. Marie Janderová, TCH, 25 May 24, Ostrava

25, 325 m. Boena Šrámková, TCH, 13 Aug 22, Praha

25, 01 m. Boena Šrámková, TCH, 06 Aug 22, Praha

24, 95 m. Marie Mejzlíková I, TCH, 30 Jul 22, Prostojov

C. Performances statistically valid but unratified for various reasons

61, 38 m. Elvira Ozolina, URS/RUS, 27 Aug 64,  Kiev

50, 32 m. Klavdiya Mayuchaya, URS/RUS, 23 Sep 47, Moscow

48, 39 m. Lyudmila Anokina, URS, 15 Sep 45, Kiev

47, 80 m. Erika Matthes, GER, 17 Jul 38, Stuttgart

45, 27 m. Luise Kruger, GER, 21 Jul 36, Koln

45, 22 m. Lisa Gelius, GER, 14 Jun 36, Munich

44, 64 m. Ellen Braumuller, GER, 19 May 35, Berlin

42, 32 m. Elisabeth Schumann, GER, 08 Aug 30, Prague

39, 04 m. Elisabeth Schumann, GER, 03 Jul 28, Hamborn

38, 36 m. Guschi Hargus, GER, 30 Jun 28, Bremen

34, 85 m. Kamila Olmerova, TCH, 08 Aug 26, Brno

34, 48 m. Elisabeth Schumann, GER, 11 Jul 26, Koln

33, 37 m. Hanna Kekalainen, FIN, 13 Jun 25, Helsinki

32, 84 m. Sophie Eliott – Lynn, GBR, 28 Jun 24, London

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