Four Czech javelin throwers advanced to the finals in Rio

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.

Author: Ruth Fraňková