Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games – Men's javelin throw

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The men's javelin throw event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held on 3 February at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland. [1]

Javelin throw track and field athletics event where the javelin is thrown

The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5 m in length, is thrown. The javelin thrower gains momentum by running within a predetermined area. Javelin throwing is an event of both the men's decathlon and the women's heptathlon.

Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

Mount Smart Stadium football stadium

Mt Smart Stadium is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the home ground of National Rugby League team, the New Zealand Warriors. Built within the quarried remnants of the Rarotonga / Mount Smart volcanic cone, it is located 10 kilometres south of the city centre, in the suburb of Penrose.


Rank Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
Steve Backley Flag of England.svg  England 84.90 80.70 80.80 81.32 x 86.0286.02 GR
Mick Hill Flag of England.svg  England 81.32 x 81.46 81.98 80.80 83.3283.32
Gavin Lovegrove Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 81.66
Nigel Bevan Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales 70.42 79.70
Mike O'Rourke Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand x 70.68 79.00
Mark Roberson Flag of England.svg  England 75.38
John Stapylton-Smith Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 72.80
Justin Arop Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 70.74
Steve Feraday Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 68.20
10 Mike Mahovlich Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 67.80
11 Murray Keen Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 65.64
12 Christakis Telonis Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 62.36
13 Jeffrey Dambe Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 49.78