• Keshorn Walcott - 19 year old javel thrower from Trinidad and Tobago shocks with Olympic Gold

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 London Uk - A big surprise in tonight's track and field action came from Trinidad and Tobago youngster Walcott Keshorn (19) who claimed number one spot in men's Javelin competition. The world junior champion from Barcelona this year threw a new personal best 84.58 meters in his the second round,  which was enough to for a Olympic gold. 
 
Second place with 84.51 meter throw took Ukraine's Javelin thrower Oleksandr Pyatnytsya Third place winner was Finish thrower Antti Ruuskanen who speared javelin at 84.12 meter mark.

Javelin Final Results

11 August 2012 - 19:20
Position Bib Athlete Country Mark
1 3052 Keshorn Walcott TRI 84.58 (NR)
2 3143 Oleksandr Pyatnytsya UKR 84.51
3 1727 Antti Ruuskanen FIN 84.12
4 1525 Vítezslav Veselý CZE 83.34
5 1726 Tero Pitkämäki FIN 82.80
6 2599 Andreas Thorkildsen NOR 82.63
7 1982 Spirídon Lebésis GRE 81.91
8 1901 Tino Häber GER 81.21
9 2609 Stuart Farquhar NZL 80.22
10 2219 Roderick Genki Dean JPN 79.95
11 1725 Ari Mannio FIN 78.60
12 2322 Julius Yego KEN 77.15



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