Women's Javelin Throw

Athletics Beijing Olympics

World Record: Osleidys Menendez, Cuba, 71.70

Venue: National Stadium

Barbora Spotakova wins the gold in women’s javelin throw

Barbora Spotakova of Czech Republic has won gold in the final of the women’s javelin at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with a throw of 71.42 meters.
Maria Abakumova from Russia won the silver with a throw of 70.78 and Germany’s Christina Obergfoll won the bronze.

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