Today, on August 6, search engine giant Google has updated their Doodle to London 2012 Javelin competition.
This is the eleventh Doodle by the Mountain View Valley company so far celebrating the extravagance of London Olympics 2012.
The latest Doodle represents a male athlete preparing to throw the Javelin in front of a jam-packed stadium.
London 2012 Javelin: The 11th Google Doodle for Olympics
The Javelin throw events at London 2012 Olympics are scheduled from August 7 to August 11.Here are some details about the same.
The Men’s London 2012 javelin competition starts on the August 8, 2012 and the competition finish on Saturday, 11th of August 2012. The Women’s London 2012 javelin competition starts on the August 7, 2012 and the competition finish on Saturday, 9h of August 2012.
The world record for the women’s Javelin competition is currently standing on 72.28 meters, and the Olympic Record at 71.53. The world record is held by Spotakova Barbora Czech Republic and the Olympic Record by MENENDEZ Osleidys from Cuba.
Both world records for men and women currently belong to Czech Republic athletes. The world record for men belongs to Czech Republic Zelezny Jan at 98.48 meters and the Olympic Record to Thorkildsen Andreas at 90.57 meters. There is a good chance that we will see the record being broken at the London 2012 javelin event.
The Javelin in the men’s competition is 2.7m long and weighs at least 800g. While, the Javelin in the women’s competition is 2.2m long and weighs at least 600g.