As of May 2014, Jan _elezn_ is still the current Olympic record holder for the men's javelin. He became the record holder in April 1986.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica is the world record holder and the Olympic Champion
Jan Zelezny of Czechoslovakia with 90.17 m in Sydney summer 2000 Olympics. OR Andreas Thordkilsden of Norway with 90.56 m in Beijing 2008 Olympics
The men's world record in the javelin throw is held by Jan Zelezny of the Czech Republic who threw the javelin 98.48 meters in 1996. The women's world record in the javelin throw is held by Barbora Špotáková of Czech Republic who threw the javelin 72.28 meters in 2008. *All the record mentioned above are all done with the current model of the javelin. The new model was invented in 1991.
The Olympic record for the javelin throw is 203.78 feet. It was accomplished by Andreas Thorkildsen of Norway at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, August 23, 2008.
Osleidys Menéndez of Cuba won the gold medal and set the Olympic record in women's javelin at the 2004 Games in Athens.
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Usain Bolt, 9.58 seconds in the 2009 Berlin Olympic Games.
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