Goldie Sayers Sayers to have surgery on elbow

Javelin thrower Goldie Sayers is to have surgery on the elbow injury that cost her a chance of a medal at London 2012.

10 Aug 12

Barbora Spotakova Czech Spotakova wins javelin gold

Czech Republic

9 Aug 12

Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic takes Olympic gold for the second successive games with a best throw of 69.55m.

Goldie Sayers Sayers to compete despite injury

Team GB

27 Jul 12

Britain's number one javelin thrower Goldie Sayers will compete at London 2012 despite suffering from an elbow injury.

Goldie Sayers Sayers & Ohuruogu shine at Palace

Team GB

14 Jul 12

Goldie Sayers breaks her own national javelin record at the London Grand Prix, with Christine Ohuruogu also in winning form.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Spotakova CZE 69.55 m SB
2 Obergfoll GER 65.16 m
3 Stahl GER 64.91 m SB
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Head to Head

Goldie Sayers vs Maria Abakumova

Goldie Sayers

Goldie Sayers Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

NM Women's Javelin Throw

Height

1.71m (5'7")

Weight

70kg

Age

32

Maria Abakumova

Maria Abakumova Russian Federation flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

59.34 Women's Javelin Throw

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

85kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table