2022-10-26 20:22 by Administrator

The world leading youth throws in 2022

Serbian, Ukrainian, Finnish and Polish throwers were among the TOP javelin youth performers in 2022!


In the U20 woman category Adriana VILAGOŠ from Serbia won all of her youth category competitions! Andriana defended her world champion title in Cali, Colombia (Pascual Guerrero Stadium ) with a throw of 63.52m!  A nice step up from last year, as she threw the 500g javelin 70.10m - a world U18 record in 2021.

The Serbian U20 world best in 2022 finished second place at the European Athletics Championships, Olympiastadion, München  with 62.01m (20 AUG 2022)

All of Andriana’s TOP 10 javelin 600g results in 2022 were over 60m. She threw twice over 63m!  The 63.52m throw meant 9th place in the senior woman World ranking list.

In the Men javelin throw U20 age group Artur FELFNER from Ukraine achieved his lifetime best in Šamorín (SVK, x-bionic sphere competition) with a result of 84.32m.  Artur then headed to the World Athletics U20 Championships, (Pascual Guerrero Stadium, Cali, COL) to win the World Champion title with 79.36m.

Felfner threw twice over 80m in 2022, his TOP 10 best throws were over 76m, and placed 32th in the senior man javelin throw World ranking list. 



The two best women results with 500g javelin were done by Finnish throwers. The world best throw in 2022 was achieved by Malin KARELL with 56.42m (Hakkarin urheilukenttä, Lempäälä / 13 AUG 2022).   With this year’s second best result of 55.50m Veera SAUNA-AHO won the European Athletics U18 Championships        (Givat Ram Stadium, Jerusalem (ISR), 07 JUL 2022).

In the Boys U18 age group category Topi PARVIAINEN (Fin) won it all!!  Topi won the European Athletics U18 Championships (Givat Ram Stadium, Jerusalem (ISR) with 84.52m (700g, 06 JUL 2022).  His championship result was a new European record with 700g javelin, plus he twice threw over 80m with 700g in 2022!  As the season progressed Parviainen threw 71.45m with 800g javelin (Hammaslahden kenttä, Joensuu (FIN) 18 SEP 2022), the best U18 result with 800g javelin in 2022.



The longest throw with 600g javelin was done by Roch Krukowski who won the European Kids Athletics Games 2022 in Brno!  The 15 years old Polish U16 javelin throw record holder Krukowksi threw 76.71m with Nemeth Classic 80m medium composite.  Krukowski was also gold medalist of EYOF 2022 in Banská Bystrica with 74.63m with 700g javelin.

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