World Record Progression of Javelin Throw

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
86.48 Neeraj CHOPRA 24 DEC 1997 IND IND Stadion Zawisza, Bydgoszcz (POL) 23 JUL 2016
84.69 Zigismunds SIRMAIS 06 MAY 1992 LAT LAT Bauska (LAT) 22 JUN 2011
84.47 Zigismunds SIRMAIS 06 MAY 1992 LAT LAT Sofia (BUL) 20 MAR 2011
83.87 Andreas THORKILDSEN 01 APR 1982 NOR NOR Bergen (NOR) 07 JUN 2001
82.52 Harri HAATAINEN 05 JAN 1978 FIN FIN Leppävirta (FIN) 25 MAY 1996
80.94 Aki PARVIAINEN 26 OCT 1974 FIN FIN Jyväskylä (FIN) 05 JUL 1992
80.30 Konstantinos GATSIOUDIS 17 DEC 1973 GRE GRE Athina (GRE) 20 JUN 1992
80.26 Vladimir OVCHINNIKOV 02 AUG 1970 URS URS Olympic Stadium, Jamsil, Seoul (KOR) 24 SEP 1988
80.18 Vladimir OVCHINNIKOV 02 AUG 1970 URS URS Vilnius (LTU) 28 AUG 1988
79.50 Steve BACKLEY 12 FEB 1969 GBR GBR Derby (GBR) 05 JUN 1988
79.46 Juha LAUKKANEN 06 JAN 1969 FIN FIN Joutsa (FIN) 18 JUL 1987
78.84 Vladimir SASIMOVICH 14 SEP 1968 URS URS Olympic Stadium, Athina (GRE) 18 JUL 1986

Legend

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