World Record Progression of Javelin Throw

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
72.28 Barbora ŠPOTÁKOVÁ 30 JUN 1981 CZE CZE Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart (GER) 13 SEP 2008
71.70 Olisdeilys MENÉNDEZ 14 NOV 1979 CUB CUB Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 2005
71.54 Olisdeilys MENÉNDEZ 14 NOV 1979 CUB CUB Rethymno (GRE) 01 JUL 2001
69.48 Trine HATTESTAD 18 APR 1966 NOR NOR Bislett, Oslo (NOR) 28 JUL 2000
68.22 Trine HATTESTAD 18 APR 1966 NOR NOR Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 30 JUN 2000
67.09 Mirela TZELILI 21 DEC 1976 GRE GRE La Cartuja, Sevilla (ESP) 28 AUG 1999
80.00 (o) (i) Petra FELKE 30 JUL 1959 GDR GDR Potsdam (GDR) 09 SEP 1988
78.90 (o) (i) Petra FELKE 30 JUL 1959 GDR GDR Leipzig (GER) 29 JUL 1987
77.44 (o) (i) Fatima WHITBREAD 03 MAR 1961 GBR GBR Neckarstadion, Stuttgart (GER) 28 AUG 1986
75.40 (o) (i) Petra FELKE 30 JUL 1959 GDR GDR Schwerin (GER) 04 JUN 1985
75.26 (o) (i) Petra FELKE 30 JUL 1959 GDR GDR Schwerin (GER) 04 JUN 1985
74.76 (o) (i) Tiina LILLAK 15 APR 1961 FIN FIN Tampere (FIN) 13 JUN 1983
74.20 (o) (i) Sofia SAKORAFA 29 SEP 1957 GRE GRE Chania (GRE) 26 SEP 1982
72.40 (o) (i) Tiina LILLAK 15 APR 1961 FIN FIN Helsinki (FIN) 29 JUL 1982
71.88 (o) (i) Antoaneta TODOROVA 08 JUN 1963 BUL BUL Zagreb (CRO) 15 AUG 1981
70.08 (o) (i) Tatyana BIRYULINA 16 JUL 1955 URS URS Podolsk (URS) 12 JUL 1980
69.96 (o) (i) Ruth FUCHS 14 DEC 1946 GDR GDR Split (CRO) 29 APR 1980
69.52 (o) (i) Ruth FUCHS 14 DEC 1946 GDR GDR Dresden (GER) 13 JUN 1979
69.32 (o) (i) Kate SCHMIDT 29 DEC 1953 USA USA Fürth (GER) 11 SEP 1977
69.12 (o) (i) Ruth FUCHS 14 DEC 1946 GDR GDR Berlin (GER) 10 JUL 1976
67.22 (o) (i) Ruth FUCHS 14 DEC 1946 GDR GDR Roma (ITA) 03 SEP 1974
66.10 (o) (i) Ruth FUCHS 14 DEC 1946 GDR GDR Edinburgh (GBR) 07 SEP 1973
65.06 (o) (i) Ruth FUCHS 14 DEC 1946 GDR GDR Potsdam (GDR) 11 JUN 1972
62.70 (o) (i) Ewa GRYZIECKA 11 APR 1948 POL POL Bucuresti (ROU) 11 JUN 1972
62.40 (o) (i) Yelena GORCHAKOVA 17 MAY 1933 URS URS National Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 16 OCT 1964
59.78 (o) (i) Elvīra OZOLIŊA 08 OCT 1939 URS URS Moskva (URS) 03 JUL 1963
59.55 (o) (i) Elvīra OZOLIŊA 08 OCT 1939 URS URS Bucuresti (ROU) 04 JUN 1960
57.92 (o) (i) Elvīra OZOLIŊA 08 OCT 1939 URS URS Leselidze (URS) 03 MAY 1960
57.49 (o) (i) Birutė ZALOGAITYTĖ 02 NOV 1934 URS URS Tbilisi (URS) 30 OCT 1958
57.40 (o) (i) Anna PAZERA 25 NOV 1936 AUS AUS Cardiff (GBR) 24 JUL 1958
55.73 (o) (i) Dana ZÁTOPKOVÁ 19 SEP 1922 TCH TCH Praha (TCH) 01 JUN 1958
55.48 (o) (i) Nadezhda KONYAYEVA 05 OCT 1931 URS URS Kiev (URS) 06 AUG 1954
55.11 (o) (i) Nadezhda KONYAYEVA 05 OCT 1931 URS URS Kiev (URS) 22 MAY 1954
53.56 (o) (i) Nadezhda KONYAYEVA 05 OCT 1931 URS URS Leningrad (URS) 05 FEB 1954
54.41 (o) (i) Nataliya SMIRNITSKAYA 08 SEP 1927 URS URS Moskva (URS) 05 AUG 1949
49.59 (o) (i) Nataliya SMIRNITSKAYA 08 SEP 1927 URS URS Moskva (URS) 25 JUL 1949
48.63 (o) (i) Herma BAUMA 23 JAN 1915 AUT AUT Wien (AUT) 12 SEP 1948
48.21 (o) (i) Herma BAUMA 23 JAN 1915 AUT AUT Wien (AUT) 29 JUN 1947
47.24 (o) (i) Anneliese STEINHAUER 12 OCT 1920 GER GER Frankfurt (GER) 21 JUN 1942
46.745 (o) (i) Nan GINDELE 05 AUG 1910 USA USA Chicago, IL (USA) 18 JUN 1932
44.64 (o) (i) Ellen BRAUMÜLLER 24 DEC 1910 GER GER Berlin (GER) 12 JUN 1932
42.28 (o) (i) Ellen BRAUMÜLLER 24 DEC 1910 GER GER Magdeburg (GER) 02 AUG 1931
40.27 (o) (i) Ellen BRAUMÜLLER 24 DEC 1910 GER GER Berlin (GER) 12 JUL 1930
38.39 (o) (i) Guschi HARGUS 15 NOV 1909 GER GER Berlin (GER) 18 AUG 1928
37.575 (o) (i) Guschi HARGUS 15 NOV 1909 GER GER Berlin (GER) 12 JUN 1927
27.24 (o) (i) Marie JANDEROVÁ 27 AUG 1899 TCH TCH Moravská Ostrava (TCH) 25 MAY 1924
25.325 (o) (i) Božena SRÁMKOVÁ 1904 TCH TCH Praha (TCH) 13 AUG 1922
25.01 (o) (i) Božena SRÁMKOVÁ 1904 TCH TCH Praha (TCH) 06 AUG 1922

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.

(o) - With old javelin specification used before 1999