Hammer thrower Kathrin Klaas will open her season this Sunday May 19th at the throwing meeting in Fränkisch-Crumbach. The following interview will cover her preparation for the season, why she still competes for LG Eintrach Frankfurt and what she thinks about her new training partner Markus Esser. Question: Kathrin, you have been in Split, Croatia [...]
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The first leg of the Diamond League Meeting in Doha, Qatar was a full success. The meeting records, world leading throws and national records let the Diamond League of Doha shine. Sandra Perkovic was able to throw a new meeting record and a massive world lead of 68.23m (223′ 10″). Her complete set was: 67.37m [...]
Olympic champion Keshorn Walcott will open his season at the inaugural TnT Elite Twighlight Meet at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on May 3. Walcott will be competing in his first meet since his historic gold medal performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, last August where he struck gold in the men’s javelin with [...]
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 Olympic Champion 2008 Gerd Kanter has secured himself a second place finish in overall Diamond League standings. He is leading the list with 11p ahead of his closest rival Ehsan Hadadi (6p). BUT, in case of bad coincidences he can fall into 2nd. Below are 4 black scenarios called Ehsan Hadadi, Virgilijus Alekna, Piotr [...]
The Olympic champion Robert Harting won DL meet held in Birmingham today. Harting secured his 32th in-a-row victory with 66.64m effort that put him ahead of Estonia´s Gerd Kanter (65.79m). Virgilijus Alekna was third with 65.63m. DL standings: KANTER 11p HADADI 6p ALEKNA 5p
Gerd Kanter won in Diamond League meet held in Lausanne today. His winning result was 65.79m. Kanter also took the lead in overall Diamond points table. Second was Lawrence Okoye with 65.27m. Okoye was followed by Frank Casanas with 65.24m. 1. Gerd Kanter 65.79 2. Lawrence Okoye 65.27 3. Frank Casanas 65.24 4. Martin Wierig [...]
Reese Hoffa (USA) won the competition with his new season´s best of 21.81m. It sets him the 1st in the world top list this year. Hoffa´s previous season´s best was 21.73m since 18 April. Hoffa was impressively consistent today with throws of 21,40m, 21,81m, 21,37m, 21,72m, 21,69m, X. The competition behind Hoffa was also interesting. [...]
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
- Pitkamaki in the mood to make this his golden year May 22, 2013
- Kibwè Johnson Be a Green Lantern May 22, 2013
- Ehsan Hadadi: “I will no longer compete for Iran!” May 22, 2013
- 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
- Javelin Throw Debate May 16, 2013
- World lead for Julian Wruck with impressive 66.32m! April 16, 2013
- Waltzing To Victory: An Interview With Luke Bryant April 16, 2013
- 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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