Four Czech javelin throwers advanced to the finals in Rio

18-08-2016

Three Czechs have advanced to the finals of the men’s javelin throw in Rio. The best of them, Petr Frydrych, qualified with a throw of 83.60 metres, the fifth best mark of the day. His colleagues Jakub Vadlejch and Vítězslav Veselý also fulfilled the qualifying standard.

In the women’s event, two-time defending champion Barbora Špotáková qualified with 64.65 metres, the second-best mark of the day.