Valerie Adams and Nadzeya Ostapchuk don´t get along well these days, instead of that, Adams is pissed of that Ostapchuk stole her moment in London. Adams got her Gold medal couple of weeks later in New Zealand. A boxing promoter whos identity is unknown tried to benefit from the rivality of these two offering them [...]
Yearly Archive: 2012
President of the Iranian Athletics Federation, Afshin Davari reported that the Olympic silver medallist Ehsan Hadadi will team with Wolfgang Schmidt. Schmidt is the former European Champion and Indoor World Record holder (66.20), record that was rewritten by Hadadi´s rival Gerd Kanter with 69.51 in 2009. Ehsan Hadadi will probably move his gear to America because Schmidt who [...]
Official press release from Globalthrowing.com I as a coach and Gerd Kanter as an athlete officially split up our cooperation today that has lasted for 12 years. During these years we have had a tremendous success together and I want to thank Gerd for the cooperation, it has been amazing. Gerd has decided to continue [...]
Fazekas who tested positive this summer was initially sentenced to 8 year ban. However it´s now clear that he is banned for 6 months. Hungarian Anti-Doping Agency found that the illegal steroid stanozolol is a part of a substance that is legally available on market and Fazekas bought the substance without knowing its contents.
ERGO World Games brought together a pot of famous names in discus throwing. Sixth in a row, ERGO Games was brought to life in 2006 by Aleksander Tammert, son of Estonia´s legendary thrower and coach Aleksander Tammert senior. The idea is to clarify the best discus country in the world. ERGO Games was held in [...]
The Olympic Champion Gerd Kanter won the Diamond League final in Brussel held today. His best throw was measured 66.84m. As the main rivals for overall victory and 40,000$ gave up the competition it was easier for Kanter, although the German young talent Martin Wierig was putting up a fight with 66.05m. Of course, Kanter´s [...]
The Borisa Hanzekovica memorial meet, which took place on 4 September in Zagreb, featured a star-studded cast with Croatia’s first ever Olympic gold medallist, Sandra Perkovic, taking pride of place. And Perkovic didn’t disappoint the home crowd, the 22-year-old from Zagreb winning comfortably with a new meeting record of 65.79m in the second round. The [...]
Robert Harting won a meet held in Berlin. In front of 54,000 spectators he threw 67.40m. It was the 33rd consecutive victory for him. The last time he lost was August 8, 2010. Virgilijus Alekna was second with 66.63m and Piotr Malachowski 3rd (66.17m). It was a high level meet in Berlin as 6 throwers [...]
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
- Olympic champion Lysenko wins women’s hammer throw at IAAF World Challenge May 21, 2013
- Men UK Javelin Update – 20th May 2013 May 21, 2013
- Christina Obergföll opened season with 64,53m May 21, 2013
- Nadine Müller’s reason for not competing at the Werfer Cup 2013 May 20, 2013
- Men’s Hammer Throw 2000 versus 2012: the numbers May 20, 2013
- Javelin Throw Debate May 16, 2013
- World lead for Julian Wruck with impressive 66.32m! April 16, 2013
- Shot Put talents from Germany following David Storl’s footsteps April 27, 2013
- Waltzing To Victory: An Interview With Luke Bryant April 16, 2013
- Germán Lauro improves the national record to 20,98m April 27, 2013
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