World Record Progression of Hammer Throw

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
86.74 Yuriy SEDYKH 11 JUN 1955 URS URS Neckarstadion, Stuttgart (GER) 30 AUG 1986
86.66 Yuriy SEDYKH 11 JUN 1955 URS URS Tallinn (EST) 22 JUN 1986
86.34 Yuriy SEDYKH 11 JUN 1955 URS URS Cork (IRL) 03 JUL 1984
84.14 Sergey LITVINOV 23 JAN 1958 URS URS Moskva (URS) 21 JUN 1983
83.98 Sergey LITVINOV 23 JAN 1958 URS URS Moskva (URS) 04 JUN 1982
81.80 Yuriy SEDYKH 11 JUN 1955 URS URS Lenin Stadium, Moskva (URS) 31 JUL 1980
81.66 Sergey LITVINOV 23 JAN 1958 URS URS Sochi (URS) 24 MAY 1980
80.64 Yuriy SEDYKH 11 JUN 1955 URS URS Leselidze (URS) 16 MAY 1980
80.46 Jüri TAMM 05 FEB 1957 URS URS Leselidze (URS) 16 MAY 1980
80.38 Yuriy SEDYKH 11 JUN 1955 URS URS Leselidze (URS) 16 MAY 1980
80.32 Karl-Hans RIEHM 31 MAY 1951 FRG FRG Heidenheim (GER) 06 AUG 1978
80.14 Boris ZAYCHUK 28 AUG 1947 URS URS Moskva (URS) 09 JUL 1978
79.30 Walter SCHMIDT 07 AUG 1948 GER GER Frankfurt (GER) 14 AUG 1975
78.50 Karl-Hans RIEHM 31 MAY 1951 FRG FRG Rehlingen (GER) 19 MAY 1975
77.56 Karl-Hans RIEHM 31 MAY 1951 FRG FRG Rehlingen (GER) 19 MAY 1975
76.70 Karl-Hans RIEHM 31 MAY 1951 FRG FRG Rehlingen (GER) 19 MAY 1975
76.66 Aleksey SPIRIDONOV 20 NOV 1951 URS URS München (GER) 11 SEP 1974
76.60 Reinhard THEIMER 28 FEB 1948 GER GER Leipzig (GER) 04 JUL 1974
76.40 Walter SCHMIDT 07 AUG 1948 GER GER Lahr (FRG) 04 SEP 1971
75.48 Anatoliy BONDARCHUK 31 MAY 1940 URS URS Rovno (UKR) 13 OCT 1969
74.68 Anatoliy BONDARCHUK 31 MAY 1940 URS URS Athina (GRE) 20 SEP 1969
74.52 Romuald KLIM 25 MAY 1933 URS URS Budapest (HUN) 15 JUN 1969
73.76 Gyula ZSIVÓTZKY 25 FEB 1937 HUN HUN Budapest (HUN) 14 SEP 1968
73.74 Gyula ZSIVÓTZKY 25 FEB 1937 HUN HUN Debrecen (HUN) 04 SEP 1965
71.26 Hal CONNOLLY 01 AUG 1931 USA USA Walnut, CA (USA) 20 JUN 1965
71.06 Hal CONNOLLY 01 AUG 1931 USA USA Ceres, CA (USA) 29 MAY 1965
70.67 Hal CONNOLLY 01 AUG 1931 USA USA Palo Alto, CA (USA) 21 JUL 1962
70.33 Hal CONNOLLY 01 AUG 1931 USA USA Walnut, CA (USA) 12 AUG 1960
68.68 Hal CONNOLLY 01 AUG 1931 USA USA Bakersfield, CA (USA) 20 JUN 1958
68.54 Hal CONNOLLY 01 AUG 1931 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 02 NOV 1956
67.32 Mikhail KRIVONOSOV 01 MAY 1929 URS URS Tashkent (URS) 22 OCT 1956
66.38 Mikhail KRIVONOSOV 01 MAY 1929 URS URS Minsk (BLR) 08 JUL 1956
65.85 Mikhail KRIVONOSOV 01 MAY 1929 URS URS Nalchik (URS) 25 APR 1956
64.52 Mikhail KRIVONOSOV 01 MAY 1929 URS URS Beograd (SRB) 19 SEP 1955
64.33 Mikhail KRIVONOSOV 01 MAY 1929 URS URS Warszawa (POL) 04 AUG 1955
64.05 Stanislav NYENASHEV 18 MAR 1934 URS URS Baku (AZE) 12 DEC 1954
63.34 Mikhail KRIVONOSOV 01 MAY 1929 URS URS Bern (SUI) 29 AUG 1954
62.36 Sverre STRANDLI 30 SEP 1925 NOR NOR Oslo (NOR) 05 SEP 1953
61.25 Sverre STRANDLI 30 SEP 1925 NOR NOR Oslo (NOR) 14 SEP 1952
60.34 József CSERMÁK 14 FEB 1932 HUN HUN Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 24 JUL 1952
59.88 Imre NÉMETH 23 SEP 1917 HUN HUN Budapest (HUN) 19 MAY 1950
59.57 Imre NÉMETH 23 SEP 1917 HUN HUN Katowice (POL) 04 SEP 1949
59.02 Imre NÉMETH 23 SEP 1917 HUN HUN Tata (HUN) 14 JUL 1948
59.00 Erwin BLASK 20 MAR 1910 GER GER Stockholm (SWE) 27 AUG 1938
57.77 Pat RYAN 01 APR 1883 USA USA New York, NY (USA) 17 AUG 1913

Legend

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