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

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The women's javelin throw event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held on 1 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
Tessa Sanderson Flag of England.svg  England 65.7265.72
Sue Howland Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 57.90 58.40 58.50 61.18
Kate Farrow Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 57.30 58.98 51.72 58.98
Sharon Gibson Flag of England.svg  England 55.24 56.64 55.42 57.26 ? ? 57.26
Nicola Emblem Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 48.12 48.46 56.96 52.84 ? ? 56.96
Caroline White Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales 55.18
Kaye Nordstrom Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 53.52
Kirsten Hellier Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 52.34
Cheryl Coker Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 50.10
10 Matilda Kasava Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 49.20
11 Iammo Launa Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 49.08
12 Schola Mujawamaria Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 46.48
13 Valerie Tulloch Flag of Canada.svg  Canada x x 45.7645.76
12 Lorri LaRowe Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 45.16