Keshorn Walcot , the defending Olympic javelin champion, had to settle for third place
in Rio de Janeiro, where the new star of javelin throwing Thoams Rohler was
the only thrower to pass 90 metres.
Kershorn threw 88.68m to lead the qualifying competition.
Julius Yego only had one legal throw of his three attempts - his opening 88.25m.
2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Men's javelin Final.
1. Thomas Röhler Germany 90.30
2. Julius Yego Kenya 88.24 (SB)
3. Keshorn Walcott Trinidad and Tobago 85.38
4. Johannes Vetter Germany 85.32
5. Dmytro Kosynskyy Ukraine 83.95 PB
6. Antti Ruuskanen Finland 83.05
7. Vítězslav Veselý Czech Republic 82.51
8. Jakub Vadlejch Czech Republic 82.42