Result Name Country Venue Date 10.61 Florence Griffith-Joyner USA Indianapolis 1988-07-17 10.76 Evelyn Ashford … The hammer is the only throwing competition in which athletes may wear gloves. The farthest hammer throw by a male athlete is 86.74 m (284 ft 6.9 in), by Yuriy Sedykh (USSR) at the European Athletics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, on 30 August 1986. Sugár úti Atlétikai Centrum, Szombathely (HUN), Wurfzentrum Kurtekotten, Leverkusen (GER), Sportplatz Allee der Kosmonauten 131, Berlin-Marzhan, Berlin (GER), Stadionul Iolanda Balas Soter, Bucureşti (ROU), Nikulan raviradan heittopaikka, Kaustinen (FIN), Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan, Salon-de-Provence (FRA), José Pepe del Cabo, Santiago de Cuba (CUB), Atletický stadion města Plzně, Plzeň (CZE), Sportcity Regional Arena, Manchester (GBR), Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium, Myrtle Beach, SC (USA), Atletiekbaan Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht (NED). (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney, editing by Tony Jimenez) 2018 Highlights: 2nd Place IAAF Hammer Challenge. The toss also vaulted her to No. World Athletics Partner; World Athletics Partner; World Athletics Partner; World Athletics Partner; World Athletics Media Partner; World Athletics Suppliers Many sources do not give the date of Theimer's world record. Anita WLODARCZYK of Poland reacts during the Women's Hammer Throw final on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The first World Record in the hammer throw for women (athletics) was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1994. DeAnna Price wins the Women's Hammer Throw at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on Sept. 28, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. It was his sixth world record in the hammer. The world record for the womens hammer throw? Open Stone (light) World, North American, US, Amateur: Nick Kahanic : 63' 3.75" (16 lbs) Amherst, NY: 2013: World, North American, US: Brian Oldfield : 63' 1" (17 lbs) Berlin: Poland`s Anita Wlodarczyk set a new world record in the women`s hammer on Sunday throwing it for 79.58 metres at the same stadium in Berlin where she was crowned world champion in 2009. There are "screams of celebration" in the women's hammer throw final as American DeAnna Price claims gold with 77.54m, while Poland's Joanna Fiodorow secures silver with 76.35m. Poland's European hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk set a world record of 79.58 metres at the ISTAF meeting in Berlin's Olympic stadium on Sunday. The world record for the women's hammer is held by Anita Włodarczyk, who threw 82.98 m (272 ft 2 3⁄4 in) during the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial on 28 August 2016. World champion Anita Wlodarczyk improved her own world record with a throw of 82.29 metres in the women's hammer final at the Rio Olympics on Monday. Heidler improved the 13 … The men’s world record has improved by more than 30 meters (nearly 100 feet) in the past century while the woman’s record has quickly progressed since first being ratified in … All-time top 25 hammer throwers See also: Men's hammer throw world record progression and … Berry became the first America to beat Wlodarczyk when she bested her at in Poland in June. The first global championship in the women’s hammer throw was at the Seville World Championships, where Romania’s Mihaela Melinte threw 246 feet, 8½ inches to win the first global gold medal. Record Name Date; NCAA Meet: DeAnna Price - So. His record came with his very first throw, his series being (76.60 m 73.62 m 73.28 m), which was on day two of the championships, July 4, 1974. The Pole threw 79.58 metres, 16 centimetres further than German Betty Heidler's benchmark, set in 2011. Javelin is the second-oldest women’s Olympic throwing event, having entered Olympic competition in 1932, four years after the discus, but 16 years before the shot put and 68 years before the hammer throw. ©2021 World Athletics. Equipment for the Olympic Hammer Throw . As of 2013, 55 world records have been ratified by the IAAF in the event. A very easy winner was Mihaela Melinte, who came close to her 75.97m world record with a final-round throw of 75.20m. Wenxiu ZHANG of the People's Republic of Chinacompetes in the Women's Hammer Throw final on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Poland, China, and America bring the strongest teams of throwers with multiple medal hopefuls each. Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on 31 August 2014 set world record in the womens hammer throw at the Internationales Stadionfest (ISTAF) Berlin Athletics meet at … The javelin throw is a fairly old sport in modern women’s track and field history, as women began competing in the event around the early 1900s. The farthest hammer throw by a male athlete is 86.74 m (284 ft 6.9 in), by Yuriy Sedykh (USSR) at the European Athletics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, on 30 August 1986. CETNIEWO, Poland (AP) -- Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland has bettered her own hammer world record with a mark of 266 feet at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Throws Festival. Price, from Moscow Mills, Missouri, threw 77.54 … While she was the first to throw over 70 metres in this competition, the next thrower, the home team's Sophie Hitchon threw better. Up to today, the IAAF has ratified 25 world records in the event. Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set a world record of 79.58 meters in women's hammer throw at the ISTAF athletics meet on Sunday. An isolated second was a previous record-setter Olga Kuzenkova. The 31-year-old Pole's third throw of the final improved on the previous mark of 81.08 metres she achieved on home soil at the start of the month. The first world record in the women's discus throw was recognized by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1923. DeAnna Price wins the Women's Hammer Throw at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on Sept. 28, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. Betty Heidler of Germany set a world record in the hammer throw with an effort of 79.42 meters, or 260 feet, 6.77 inches. 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