Gerd Kanter Estonian athlete of the year

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Estonian Athletic Federation hosted last Friday their annual end of year gala. Best male and female athletes were chosen and Gerd Kanter achieved his 8th title in this category. Best female athlete was hepathlete Grit Šadeiko.

Check out all nominees from Estonian Athletics federation homepage

Congratulations!

Zoltan Kövago 66.01m at World Military Games

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World Military Games are being held in Mungyeong, South-Korea at the moment and men discus final was held today. Zoltan Kövago won the title with impressive 66.01m throw, he also had 65.47m in 5th round. Piotr Malachowski won silver with 62.12m and Mahmoud Samimi bronze with 60.97m.

Martin Kupper was 4th 60.92m, David Wrobel 5th 60.02m.

All results from here

Aleksander Tammert 21st season over 60m

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Aleksander Tammert competed yesterday in Tallinn and he won the meet with 60.93m throw.

That is an impressive result, as this is 21st season in a row for Tammert to throw over 60m. This result gives him 4-5th position all time, as Ferenc Tégla has also thrown 21 seasons over 60m (1968-1988). Svein Inge Valvik (1977-2000) and Jürgen Schult (1980-2002) have thrown 23 seasons over 60m and Virgilijus Alekna is leading this chart with 24 seasons over 60m (1992-2015).

For example some active throwers - Zoltan Kövago, Casey Malone, Yennifer Frank Casañas and Mario Pestano have thrown 17 seasons over 60m, Jason Tunks and Roland Varga 16 seasons and Ercüment Olgundeniz and Gerd Kanter 15 seasons.

Kupper throws 64.86m in Tõrva

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Estonian discus throwers Martin Kupper and Gerd Kanter had a busy weekend competing on two meets in Türi and Tõrva, Estonia.

Martin Kupper won both meets, achieving 63.78m in Tõrva on 19th September meet and 64.86m in Tõrva on 20th. Gerd Kanter threw 62.24m in Türi and 62.93m in Tõrva.

Piotr Malachowski wins Skolimowska Memorial

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Season 2015 is coming to an end and one of the last ineternational discus meets were held last night in Warsaw Poland. Piotr Malachowski won the meet with a last round throw of 63.71m. Gerd Kanter lead the competition all the way with 63.34, but had to settle on 2nd position. Robert Urbanek was 3rd 62.96m and Jason Morgan 4th 60.12m.

Interesting fact: this competition was 280th time for Gerd Kanter to throw over 63m. That is the new world record, as Virgilijus Alekna hold the previous record with 279 times over 63m.

Meet results from here

Gerd Kanter wins in Kohila with 64.66m

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Estonian Throwing series final was held today in Kohila. Start list was impressive, as 5 Estonian 60m guys were competing. Gerd Kanter won with a second round 64.66m, he was followed by Martin Kupper 62.44m and Mykyta Nesterenko 60.86m.

Magnus Kirt won men javelin throw with an impressive 86.65m.

Full results from here

Video of Gerd Kanter 64.66m

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Best throws in 2015

1
Piotr Malachowski
68.29
2
Jason Morgan
68.19
3
Christoph Harting
67.93
4
Zoltan Kövago
67.39
5
Lukas Weißhaidinger
67.24
6
Gerhard Mayer
67.20
7
Philip Milanov
66.90
8
Benn Harradine
66.75
9
Martin Kupper
66.67
10
Fedrick Dacres
66.40

 

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