Tatyana Lysenko Lysenko sets new Olympic record

Russia's Tatyana Lysenko clinches gold in the women's hammer final but Britain's Sophie Hitchon is disappointed.

10 Aug 12

Sophie Hitchon Hitchon sets new GB hammer record

Team GB

8 Aug 12

Sophie Hitchon breaks her own British hammer record by 37cm to qualify for Friday's final.

Sophie Hitchon Hitchon extends GB hammer record

Team GB

27 Apr 12

Sophie Hitchon extends her British hammer record to 71.61m in California.

Sophie Hitchon Hitchon sets new UK hammer record

Team GB

3 Mar 12

Sophie Hitchon sets new British hammer record with a throw of 70.40m at the UK Athletics winter meeting in Loughborough.

More Women's Hammer Throw stories (2)

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Lysenko RUS 78.18 m OR
2 Wlodarczyk POL 77.60 m SB
3 Heidler GER 77.13 m
View full results for Women's Hammer Throw

Head to Head

Sophie Hitchon vs Mariya Bespalova

Sophie Hitchon

Sophie Hitchon Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

69.33 Women's Hammer Throw

Height

1.7m (5'7")

Weight

74kg

Age

22

Mariya Bespalova

Mariya Bespalova Russian Federation flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

71.13 Women's Hammer Throw

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

85kg

Age

27

View the London 2012 medallist table