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300-Foot Throws With The Javelin

Vetter JohannesQH OlyGame16c

Considering only marks made with the current-specs men’s spear, there have been 37 performances over 300-feet (91.44) by 11 different performers in history.

WR holder Jan Železný has the most at 22.

Raymond Hecht checks in at 3.

Aki Parviainen, Thomas Röhler & latest club member Johannes Vetter claim 2 apiece.

Single-performance throwers: Steve Backley (who in ’92 became the first to crack the barrier), Kostas Gatsioúdis, Sergey Makarov, Tero Pitkämäki, Andreas Thorkildsen & Julius Yego 1.

The marks:

98.48 | 323-1 Jan Železný (Czech Republic) 5/25/96
95.66 | 313-10 ————Železný 8/29/93
95.54 | 313-5 ————Železný 4/06/93
95.34 | 312-9 ————Železný ! 8/29/93
94.64 | 310-6 ————Železný 5/31/96
94.44 | 309-10 Johannes Vetter (Germany) 7/11/17
94.02 | 308-5 ————Železný 3/26/97
93.90 | 308-1 Thomas Röhler (Germany) 5/05/17
93.09 | 305-5 Aki Parviainen (Finland) 6/26/99
93.06 | 305-4 ————Vetter ! 7/11/17
  (10)
92.88 | 304-9 ————Železný ! 5/25/96
92.80 | 304-5 ————Železný 8/12/01
92.72 | 304-2 Julius Yego (Kenya) 8/26/15
92.61 | 303-10 Sergey Makarov (Russia) 6/30/02
92.60 | 303-10 Raymond Hecht (Germany) 7/21/95
92.42 | 303-2 ————Železný 5/28/97
92.41 | 303-2 ————Parviainen 6/24/01
92.30 | 302-10 ————Železný ! 3/26/97
92.28 | 302-9 ————Železný 9/09/95
  ————Hecht 8/14/96
  (20)
92.26 | 302-8 ————Železný ! 3/26/97
92.12 | 302-3 ————Železný 8/27/95
  ————Železný 9/15/95
91.88 | 301-5 ————Železný ! 8/27/95
91.82 | 301-3 ————Železný 9/04/94
91.69 | 300-10 Kostas Gatsioúdis (Greece) 6/24/00
91.68 | 300-9 ————Železný 7/01/94
91.59 | 300-6 Andreas Thorkildsen (Norway) 6/02/06
91.53 | 300-3 Tero Pitkämäki (Finland) 6/26/05
  ————Röhler 6/28/17
  (30)
91.50 | 300-2 ————Železný 6/04/94
  ————Železný 4/08/96
  ————Hecht 9/01/96
91.48 | 300-1 ————Železný ! 9/15/95
91.46 | 300-1 Steve Backley (Great Britain) 1/25/92
91.44 | 300-0 ————Železný ! 5/25/96
  ————Železný ! 3/26/97

June 27, 2017

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