Olympics London 2012 - Javelin Google Doodle





Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Aug 5, 2012

A google doodle for the london olympics 2012. A good Olympic javelin doodle.

Javelin entered the modern summer olympic games in 1908.

The womens javelin olympic competition began in 1932.

32 of the 69 olympic medals gone to Scandinavia (Finnland, Sweden, Norway)

The men's javelin is between 2.6-2.7 meters long and weighs at least 800 grams.
The women's javelin is between 2.2-2.3 meters long and weighs at least 600 grams.

The olympic 2008 javelin medalists:

Gold: Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR)
Silver: Ainars Kovals (LAT)
Bronze: Tero Pitkaemaeki (FIN)

Gold: Barbora Spotakova (CZE)
Silver: Mariya Abakumova (RUS)
Bronze: Christina Obergfoell (GER)

Men's best javelin throwers of all time

1. 98.48 Jan Zelezny (CZE)
2. 93.09 Aki Parviainen (FIN)
3. 92.61 Sergey Makarov (RUS)
4. 92.60 Raymond Hecht (GER)
5. 91.69 Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE)
6. 91.59 Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR)
7. 91.53 Tero Pitkaemaeki (FIN)
8. 91.46 Steve Backley (GBR)
9. 91.29 Breaux Greer (USA)
10. 90.73 Vadims Vasilevskis (LAT)

Women's best javelin throwers of all time

1. 72.28 Barbora Spotakova (CZE)
2. 71.99 Mariya Abakumova (RUS)
3. 71.70 Osleidys Menendez (CUB)
4. 70.20 Christina Obergfoell (GER)
5. 69.48 Trine Hattestad (NOR)
6. 69.35 Sunette Viljoen (RSA)
7. 68.34 Steffi Nerius (GER)
8. 67.67 Sonia Bisset (CUB)
9. 67.51 Mirela Manjani (GRE)
10. 67.20 Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS)

new google doodle: olympic javelin, 06.08.2012


When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...