Jan Zelezny - 95.34m and 95.66m -- Sheffield 29/08/1993


Jan Zelezny broke the javelin world record on 06/04/1993 with a distance of 95.54m in South Africa. Off the back of his recent world title victory, Zelezny competed in Sheffield and in ideal conditions he threw just short of the record in round 2 but exceeded it by 12cm in round 3. At the time of posting this video these two throws are the second and third longest in history behind his 98.48m set in 1996.