By Roy Williams World junior and youth shot put champion Jacko Gill showed he has more than one string to an increasingly impressive bow by turning his attention to the discus yesterday – with a further sensational result. Gill, still aged 16, smashed the New Zealand under-18 discus record by more than two metres when [...]
Monthly Archive: August 2011
Ehsan Hadadi had told his fellow-competitor Gerd Kanter about his unbelievably massive training throw. “I talked to him at the Diamond League in London. He told me there´s a venue in Iran which is always unbelievably windy and he has thrown 76m there,” the World Championships silver medalist Kanter said. Ehsan Hadadi won Bronze today [...]
Since Germany´s reigning World Champion Robert Harting announced a knee injury and the reigning Olympic Champion Gerd Kanter did not perform up to expectations, Men´s Discus Final was thought to be a bit modest than previous years. Robert Harting showed that even a severe pain causing injury can´t stop him defending his title, and not [...]
Women´s shot put has suffered a lot with poor results and looks like a pale shadow of 80´s. NZL´s Valerie Adams is the one who tends to prove the opposite. She won the women´s shot put with a new lifetime best of 21.24, even more, her result repeats the Championships record. She co-owns the record [...]
The hammer throw final turned out to be an interesting show for the audience. Two brightest medal was given out with a 6cm difference. Koij Murofushi, of Japan, threw 81.24m two times- in his third and fifth attempt. Experienced Japanese took the Gold. Second was Hungary´s Krisztian Pars with 81.18m and third Primoz Kozmus (SLO) [...]
Men´s Discus Qualification is over and although nobody reached the automatic qualification mark 65.50, the Final promises to be a class act. True, Gerd Kanter, of Estonia, threw over the automatic qualifying line in his warm-up. Finally he wasted all his attempts trying to hit a desirable line but still ended up with just 63.50m. [...]
Men´s Discus Throw has provided Fans with unexpected happenings during this season. The reigning World Champion Robert Harting (GER) has been unbeatable this year, he was the world leader with 68.99 until Hungary´s Zoltan Kovago released a massive 69.50 and took over the lead. Harting is still the main favorite for the Gold award though. [...]
Daegu, Korea – You may be World champion, but you are still a nobody without your accreditation card as Li Yanfeng discovered when she came off the Daegu track after clinching discus gold with a second round throw of 66.52m. All athletes, officials and journalists have a photo card that hangs permanently around the neck [...]
Top 10 2013
Robert Harting 68,31m Benn Harradine 68,20m Piotr Malachowski 67,34m Martin Wierig 66,50m Julian Wruck 66,32m Jason Morgan 65,94m Rutger Smith 65,91m Vikas Gowda 65,82m Ronald Juliao 65,55m Brett Morse 64,97m Ryan Whiting 22.28m Reese Hoffa 21.71m Justin Rodhe 21.29m Germán Lauro 21.26m Ryan Crouser 21.09m Kurt Roberts 20.98m Joe Kovacs 20.82m Georgi Ivanov 20.75m Tim Nedow 20.74m Marin Premeru 20.59m
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- Shot Put talents from Germany following David Storl’s footsteps April 27, 2013
- Germán Lauro improves the national record to 20,98m April 27, 2013
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