Keshorn Walcott Lighthouse named after Walcott

A lighthouse is named after javelin thrower Keshorn Walcott after he wins Trinidad and Tobago's first Olympic gold in the field.

14 Aug 12

Keshorn Walcott Walcott wins javelin gold medal

Trinidad and Tobago's Keshorn Walcott throws a national record 84.58m to claim a surprise Olympic gold medal in the men's javelin.

GB have had a shocker - Backley

Athletics

30 Aug 11

Former Olympic javelin thrower Steve Backley says Great Britain have had a 'shocker' at the World Championships so far.

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Walcott TRI 84.58 m NR
2 Pyatnytsya UKR 84.51 m
3 Ruuskanen FIN 84.12 m
View full results for Men's Javelin Throw

Head to Head

Mervyn Luckwell vs Kim Amb

Mervyn Luckwell

Mervyn Luckwell Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

74.09 Men's Javelin Throw

Height

1.91m (6'3")

Weight

104kg

Age

29

Kim Amb

Kim Amb Sweden flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

78.94 Men's Javelin Throw

Height

1.77m (5'10")

Weight

86kg

Age

24

View the London 2012 medallist table