Who won medals in the hammer throw at the Olympics?

Wojciech Nowicki of Poland threw farthest to claim gold in the Tokyo 2020 (in 2021) men’s Olympic hammer throw with a distance of 82.52 out of six rounds (all over 80m) on 4 August at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium.

Who qualified for the Olympics in the hammer throw?

Wojciech Nowicki of Poland won the gold medal, adding to his 2016 bronze to become the 15th man to earn multiple hammer throw medals….Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men’s hammer throw.

Men’s hammer throw at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Competitors 31 from 21 nations
Winning time 82.52
Wojciech Nowicki Poland Eivind Henriksen Norway Paweł Fajdek Poland

What is the Olympic record for hammer throw?

84.80 m
The Olympic records are 84.80 m (278 ft 21⁄2 in) for men, set by Sergey Litvinov in 1988, and 82.29 m ( 269 ft 113⁄4 in) for women, set by Anita Włodarczyk in 2016.

Who holds the world record for hammer throw?

Yuriy Sedykh
As of 2015 the men’s hammer world record is held by Yuriy Sedykh, who threw 86.74 m ( 284 ft 6+3⁄4 in) at the 1986 European Athletics Championships in Stuttgart, West Germany on 30 August.

Who won the female hammer throw in the OLympics?

Anita Wlodarczyk of
Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland wins women’s hammer throw gold at Tokyo Olympics. TOKYO, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) — Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland defended her hammer throw title at Tokyo OLympics on Tuesday by throwing 78.48 meters.

Who won the OLympics women’s hammer throw?

Anita Włodarczyk
Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Women’s hammer throw

Women’s hammer throw at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Competitors 31 from 21 nations
Winning distance 78.48 m
Anita Włodarczyk Poland Zheng Wang China Malwina Kopron Poland

Who won the female hammer throw 2021?

Anita Wlodarczyk
I’ll be ok.” Poland’s Anita Wlodarczyk took home the gold medal in the women’s hammer throw. It is her third consecutive gold medal in the event. She’s the first woman in Olympic history to win an individual athletics event three times in a row.

How heavy is a Olympic hammer?

16 pounds
The English standardized the event in 1875 by establishing the weight of the hammer at 7.2 kg (16 pounds) and its length at 1,067.5 mm (later changed to a maximum 1,175 mm [46.3 inches]) and by requiring that it be thrown from a circle 2.135 metres (7 feet) in diameter.