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IAAF ratifies junior women hammer throw world record

IAAF ratifies junior women hammer throw world record

2 April 2001 - Monte Carlo - The IAAF has officially ratified as a world record the 70.62 metre performance by the Polish athlete Kamila Skolimowska.

This record mark was achieved in Rüdlingen, Switzerland, on 13 August 2000.

The 18-year-old, became the inaugural Olympic champion in the women’s hammer throw in Sydney on 29 September 2000 with a throw of 71.16 metres, which had already been ratified.

The evolution of the Junior Women’s Hammer throw:

71.16

Kamila Skolimowska

82

POL

Sydney

29 Sep 2000)

Previous

70.62

Kamila Skolimowska

82

POL

Rüdlingen

13 Aug 2000

Previous

69.13

Kamila Skolimowska

82

POL

Warszawa

10 June 2000

Previous

68.40

Bianca Achilles

81

GER

Dortmund

25 Sep 99