US Americans love their numbers and their high school sports. Track & Field is a sport of numbers. The pinnacle of our numbers is the personal best, followed closely by records. We love our world record holders, but we also list records for our juniors, youth, schools, Olympic… etc. While we all celebrate the special […]
Anniversary Games London 1 Christina SCHWANITZ GER 19.92 2 Michelle CARTER USA 19.80 SB 3 Cleopatra BOREL TRI 18.99 4 Tia BROOKS USA 18.63 5 Felisha JOHNSON USA 18.25 6 Eden FRANCIS GBR 17.00 1 David STORL GER 21.97 PB 2 Joe KOVACS USA 21.44 3 Kurt ROBERTS USA 21.06 4 Ryan WHITING USA 20.41 […]
Brian Oldfield via Facebook July 17 at 10:15am · I would like to discuss the South African as an element of the liner method of throwing either shot or discus. This pathway is achieved best facing the center of the landing sector (this means your toes , hips , shoulders) . The right-handed thrower places his left-foot […]
In 1972 Aleksandr Baryshnikov set his first USSR record using a new[ish] [to him and his coach] putting style, the spin (“круговой мах” in Russian), invented [what?] by his coach Viktor Alexeyev, While the graceful Baryshnikov used an driry Russia day in 1976 to become the first to defeat the 22m (72′ 2¼”) line–the branches […]
Some people who are following not only the elite throwers probably know the Prüfer brothers as well. At least Henning Prüfer should be well known since he is the double vice world champion from last years U18 World Championships. Both with the shot put and the discus he placed second in Donezk, Ukraine. At todays […]
The two-time shot put world champion David Storl has proven its very good shape at Schönebecker Sole Cup. Finally, it is time for David Storl to shine. It is the best season of the youngstar Storl who already won twice the World Championships. Everyone knows that Storl has the best season start this year with […]
You feel good. You’ve just finished a great warm-up and you’re ready to begin your training session. You pick up the implement for the first throw, expecting a big distance. Then it happens. Your technique feels way off and the distance is terrible. You’ve started the session negatively and you don’t see how things will […]
The battle between Piotr Malachowski and Robert Harting is once again something special. At the European Athletics Team Championships Harting increased his head to head to 48:17. Robert Harting won the competition with 67,42m, followed by Piotr Malachowski 65,35m and Viktor Butenko 62,81m. Throughout the entire competition no one came close to Olympic, World and […]
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