2008 Olympics, Men's Javelin Throw - FINAL

2008-08-24 17:02 Written by Administrator

2008 Olympics, Beijing

Andreas Thorkildsen celebrates his Olympic javelin victory (Getty Images)

In a year of inconsistency in the men’s Javelin Throw, Andreas Thorkildsen not only retained his Olympic title but brought respectability to the event which has been without a 90m throw all season. And what a spectacular way for the Norwegian to take his title with an Olympic record and world season lead of 90.57m in the fifth round. Read more