Being a thrower who slowly found his way to some decent performances, I feel that I am qualified to elaborate on several issues that may hold USA and other discus throwers back from medalist caliber standards. John Smith touched on a section of these issues in How the USA Adapted……. Coach Smith hits the nail on the […]
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Diamond League meet in Zürich was held yesterday. It was a final for discus throwers and turned out as surprise. Gerd Kanter won with his best this year 67.02m and jackpotted to 50000$. Robert Harting was second with 66.83m. “I am not angry, at least my bag is full on chocolate” he said. Kanter was […]
World champion Robert Harting was interviewed by ERR yesterday. The discus master was optimistic about the final and sees his main competitors for the final are the Pole Piotr Malachowski and Estonian Gerd Kanter. “Malachowski appeared in shape and Kanter is very stable. I am still unstable at 68m throws. Let´s see what happens tomorrow (today, Sunday), […]
Former Soviet´s World Record Holder and six-fold Soviet Champion Juri Dumtšev believes that Gerd Kanter is still capable to throw farther than Jurgen Schult´s world record 74.08m. “Schult´s world record is fantastic, no doubt in that. Back in that time it was unbelievable. Once I thought Alekna or Kanter will break it, but Kanter is […]
During a bittersweet day for throwing fans, one man’s big throws were beaten by one throw in Hengelo. Sweet, in that the mighty Pole Piotr Malachowski rode the winds to a glorious PB and world leading throw of 71,84m (235′ 8″). Bitter, in that fan favorite and overall great guy Robert Harting’s win streak came […]
Robert Harting’s goal was it to get closer to the 70m during his next competitons. Two weeks ago he opened the season with 68,31m (224′ 1″) in Wiesbaden and was not really satisfied with his technique. Today in Eugene he won the Diamond League Meeting with impressive 69,75m (228′ 10″). Today at the 4th Diamond […]
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