Thursday, August 20, 2009

Check out the start list for the Finals Women Hammer Throw

22 August 2009 19:30


731Anita WLODARCZYK POL 851 77.20 77.20

978Jessica COSBY USA 822 72.21 72.21

202Sultana FRIZELL CAN 843 72.07 72.07

502Clarissa CLARETTI ITA 804 72.46 71.66

432Betty HEIDLER GER 835 76.55 75.83

353St├ęphanie FALZON FRA 836 73.40 72.54

973Amber CAMPBELL USA 817 70.61 70.61

368Manuela MONTEBRUN FRA 798 74.66 72.71

231Wenxiu ZHANG CHN 869 74.86 72.72

435Kathrin KLAAS GER 8410 73.75 73.75

810Tatyana LYSENKO RUS 8311 77.80 76.41

879Martina HRASNOVÁ SVK 8312 76.90 76.90

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Throwing formats
In Olympic throwing events -- men's and women's shot put, discus, hammer and javelin -- the competition begins with a qualifying round in which the entire field is divided into two or more groups. In this round, competitors take turns attempting to reach a pre-set distance that automatically advances them to the final. If fewer than 12 athletes meet the distance required from direct qualification, the 12 competitors with the best throws, plus any athletes tying for 12th, advance to the final. In the final round, competitors take turns until each has attempted three throws. At this point, the top eight-ranked competitors (plus ties) receive three more throws. The best throw of the six is counted and the athlete with the longest throw is declared the winner. In case of a tie, the second-best throw is consulted.

Amber In her MJOLNIR Armor

Amber In her MJOLNIR Armor
Amber takes Gold at the Indoor Nationals

Olympic Trials 2008

Celebrating with the Campbell's

Indoor Championship 2009