Croatia’s Sara Kolak claims women’s javelin gold medal
Gold: Sara Kolak (Croatia)
Silver: Sunette Viljoen (South Africa)
Bronze: Barbora Spotakova (Czech Republic)
Croatian Sara Kolak won the javelin gold medal with a throw of 66.18 meters, holding off Sunette Viljoen of South Africa, who took silver with 64.92.
Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic, who sought to become the first woman to win three individual Olympic athletic titles in a row, took bronze with 64.80.
2016 Olympic track and field medals
100m | 4x100m | 200m | 400m | 4x400m | 800m | 1500m | 3000m steeplechase | 5000m |10,000m | 20km race walk | 50km race walk | Marathon | 110m hurdles | 400m hurdles | Decathlon | Discus throw | Hammer throw | High jump | Javelin throw | Long jump | Pole vault | Shot put | Triple jump
100m | 4x100m | 200m | 400m | 4x400m | 800m | 1500m | 3000m steeplechase | 5000m | 10,000m | 20km race walk | Marathon | 100m hurdles | 400m hurdles | Heptathlon | Discus throw | Hammer throw | High jump | Javelin throw | Long jump | Pole vault | Shot put | Triple jump
The men’s javelin final is scheduled for Saturday at 7:55 p.m. ET.
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