The reigning Olympic champion Gerd Kanter proved his unsuccess few days ago at the Diamond League meet in Stockholm was just a bad day. Today he grabbed Gold at the Estonian Championships held in Tallinn. His winning throw was recorded at 67.27m. The second Estonian discus giant Märt Israel landed on Silver after two fouls […]
Monthly Archive: July 2011
The African Champion Omar El-Ghazaly is struggeling with the left adductor injury which causes pain during his training sessions. It started to get too severe so El-Ghazaly went to a doctor and who made MRI which detected an inflammation in the left pubic ligament and a bone which need a straightaway treatment. El-Ghazaly who has […]
Christian Cantwell, shot put´s own David “The Hayemaker” Haye, likes to go straight and say out loud everything he really thinks. Here´s the interview with Christian Cantwell after the Samsung Diamond League (DN Galan 2011) meet held in Stockholm. Cantwell´s lifetime best in the shot put is 22.54m. He is the reigning indoor and outdoor […]
Zoltan Kovago, the Hungarian Olympic silver medalist 2004, threw a massive 69.50m in Budapest, at the Budapest Grand Prix 2011. It is also a new world lead, Robert Harting was the previous leader with 68.99m. Kovago´s lifetime best is 69.95m, his previous season´s best was 65.26m. The competition was strong as the Lithuanian double Olympic […]
The Estonian leader of the men´s javelin throw Risto Matas had to acknowledge the superiority of Mihkel Kukk at the Estonian Championships 2011. Mtas has a season´s best of 80.41m. Today his best was 76.01m which was less than Mihkel Kukk´s winning throw 76.76m. It is an interesting situation that Mtas has the B-standard of […]
Norwegian double Olympic champion Andreas Thorkildsen won the Diamond League meet held yesterday in Stockholm. His best throw in the second round 88.43m is also a new world leading result this year. It is not much to say Thorkildsen competed in the “one man competition” as the second place was taken by Matthias De Zordo […]
Virgilijus Alekna of Lithuania, the double Olympic and World champion with a lifetime best of 73.88m, which puts him into the second place in the world´s all-time list, won at the Samsung Diamond League competition held in Stockholm under the name of DN Galan 2011. Remarkable is that all the best discus throwers, except the […]
11th leg of the Samsung Diamond League will be held today in Stockholm. Throwholics will have a live coverage from the men´s discus and javelin. View timetable! Startlists are strong so don´t miss the competition. Live results will appear HERE!
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- Storl 21,97m in London July 21, 2014Feedquote from Throwholics News: „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…Pascal
- Welcome to the biggest throwing community in the World!!! July 20, 2014Hey guys, thank you for joining the largest, yet most close-knit and multi-national throwing community in the world. Within this thread we will welcome from now on every single user! You guys can also reply and like a special welcome post if you want…Throwholics Bot
- Men's Shot Put | 2014 Glasgow CG July 20, 2014* '13 world rank * 2014 best * * athlete * nation * 2013 best * lifetime best * 5th * * * Dylan Armstrong * Canada * 21,45m 70' 4½" * * 6th * * * Justin Rodhe * Canada * 21,29m 69' 10¼" * 21,29m69' 10¼" * 15th * * * …Sandy Preto
- “South African” drill thoughts from the Big O July 20, 2014Feedquote from Throwholics News: „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…Throwholics Bot
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- Matt Marcoccia | technique analysis (video) July 18, 2014youtube.com/watch?v=EqTFIVG8zrk This is from my meet last week I'm still working out a lot of things after being out for so long. My main issues right now are popping up out of the back and not having wide right leg out of the back. If there is…Odysseus
- Training Groups | Throwing Teams July 17, 2014When reading about 800m runner Nick Symmonds' move from Nike and OTC to Brooks one discovers he is moving from one team to another. What training groups exist in the throwing world and who is on each team? ie. @'Tony Ciarelli' @John Godina and @John…Sandy Preto
- Tom Walsh (New Zealand) | news & notes July 17, 2014Feedquote from Throwholics News: „A few weeks back 21-year-old New Zealander Tom Walsh punched his ticket to Poland with a useful 20.61m (67′ 7½”), well clear of the world indoor qualifying mark of 20.30m (66′ 7¼”). That was just…Sandy Preto
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