Tatyana Lysenko

Lysenko gold in record hammer throw

Russia's Tatyana Lysenko clinches gold in the women's hammer final with an Olympic record throw of 78.18m.

10 Aug 12

Tatyana Lysenko Lysenko sets new Olympic record

Athletics

10 Aug 12

Russia's Tatyana Lysenko clinches gold in the women's hammer final but Britain's Sophie Hitchon is disappointed.

Sophie Hitchon Hitchon sets new GB hammer record

Team GB

8 Aug 12

Sophie Hitchon breaks her own British hammer record by 37cm to qualify for Friday's final.

Sophie Hitchon competes in hammer competition Hitchon sets new GB hammer record

Team GB

8 Aug 12

Sophie Hitchon sets a new British record of 71.98m in the hammer to give herself a chance of reaching the final.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Lysenko RUS 78.18 m OR
2 Wlodarczyk POL 77.60 m SB
3 Heidler GER 77.13 m
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Head to Head

Sophie Hitchon vs Mariya Bespalova

Sophie Hitchon

Sophie Hitchon Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

69.33 Women's Hammer Throw

Height

1.7m (5'7")

Weight

74kg

Age

23

Mariya Bespalova

Mariya Bespalova Russian Federation flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

71.13 Women's Hammer Throw

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

85kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table