Russia´s Tatyana Lysenko won the women´s hammer throw final with the new Olympic record of 78.18m. The former WR holder Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland followed him with her season´s best 77.60m. Amazingly huge errors could happen even in such competitions as Olympic Games. After the WR holder Betty Heidler threw a way over 75m line [...]
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That was an amazing discus battle what we have seen tonight. World champion, European champion, Olympic champion, and all within 365 days: Robert Harting takes gold with 68,27m, Ehsan Hadadi silver 68,18m and Gerd Kanter 68,03 SB wins bronze! The 2012 Olympic Discus Final was one of the best ones in Olympic History! All medalists [...]
Moldavian Hammer Thrower Marina Marghieva has been cancelled from the Olympic team of Moldova after a positive doping sample. This was announced by the Head of the National Olympic Committee, Nikolai Zhuravsky. A statement from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is still pending. In addition to Marghieva, the discus thrower Natalia Artyk has been tested [...]
The Polish Shot Putter Tomasz Majewski took Gold with 21,89m! David Storl became second with his new personal best of 21,86m and the american Reese Hoffa takes bronce with 21,23m. All in all this Shot Put Final was an epic battle! The promising Americans couldn’t show their best performances during the whole final. The first [...]
London 2012 – Athletics, Day 1 Men´s shot put qualification ended up with Reese Hoffa´s win with 21.36m. Probably the most nerve racking experience went to Canadian team when Dylan Armstrong qualified with his final attempt of 20.49m. David Storl qualified with 21.15m and Tomasz Majewski followed him with 21.03m. The interesting fact is that [...]
Today the 8th Schönebecker Solecup was held in Schönebeck, Germany. Martin Wierig competed against his German fellow throwers Markus Münch, Daniel Jasinski, Christoph Harting and Gordon Wolf. He launched a personal best in the second round with 68,33m. Martin Wierig launched with his first attempt already a new PB of 67,66m which would ranked him [...]
Zoltan Kovago became the second Hungarian discus thrower to be kicked out of the Olympics on Thursday after he refused to undergo a drugs test, the country’s athletics federation said. Kogavo, who was a silver medallist at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, refused to provide a test sample, a move deemed as a positive test [...]
Another meeting was held today in Warsaw, Poland. The conditions were tough for all of them and only the lithuanian Virgilijus Alekna could really cope with those. He launched 68.50m and won the competition! The Australian Benn Harradine, who recently brought a lot of fun to the competitions with his nice suits, became second with [...]
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
- No stopping Harting as winning run goes to 34 May 22, 2013
- Pitkamaki in the mood to make this his golden year May 22, 2013
- Kibwè Johnson Be a Green Lantern May 22, 2013
- Banned by Iran – Interview with Olympic medalist Ehsan Hadadi May 22, 2013
- Olympic champion Lysenko wins women’s hammer throw at IAAF World Challenge May 21, 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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