Berlin 2018

European Championships final was held in a very hot conditions - 36 degrees. Reigning world champions Andrius Gudzius won the European title with the last round throw of 68.46m. Silver medal was Daniel Stahl with 68.23m and third Lukas Weisshaidinger 65.13m.


They were followed by Simon Pettersson 64.55m, Gerd Kanter 64.34m, Robert Harting 64.33m, Alex Firfirica 63.73m, Apostolos Parellis 63.62m.


It was last major championships for two discus throw legends - Gerd Kanter and Robert Harting. This was 7th Europeans Championships final for Gerd Kanter. No other athlete has ever achieved that before.

Daniel Stahl Beijing

World Championships silver medallist Daniel Stahl competed last weekend in Karlstad and threw a new Seasonal Best 69.11m. This result is Stahls 3rd best result in his career and also 3rd result this year in the world.

World Champion Andrius Gudzius competed at Lithuanian Championships and won the competition with 67.21m. Gerd Kanter won Estonian Championships and took the 12th national title with 63.44m throw. Lukas Weisshaidinger won nationals with 65.57m and Zoltan Kovago in Hungary with 65.66m

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Gerd Kanter has finally done that - he qualified for European Championships that will be held in Berlin this summer. Gerd had a successful weekend with 2 meets that surpassed the qualification mark. On Saturday he threw 64.42m in Tallinn and on Sunday won a meet in Poland with another SB 64.46m.

Gerd has been participating major championships since 2002, where he competed at EC Munich. So now, 16 years later, he will finish again at EC in Germany. 

Fedrick Dacres Gold Coast
Stockholm Diamond League produced some crazy results in 2018 edition - Jamaican Fedrick Dacres took his 2nd win at Diamond Race this season - on 2nd roundm he threw 69.67m. This is teh new Jamaican National Record, World Lead and also Stockholm stadium record - Mac Wilkins hold the stadium record before 69.46m, as he is coaching Ehsan Hadadi, then he was also on the stadium to witness the new record.


Andrius Gudzius had another Personal Best 69.59m, and that gave him the 2nd position. Andrius had now 3 over 69m meets within last week.
Ehsan Hadadi was third with 67.68, follosed by Philip Milanov 66.51m, Lukas Weisshaidinger 66.25, Daniel Stahl 66.16m, Simon Pettersson 65.49m and Mason Finley 62.86m

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Just yesterday Andrius Gudzius won the Diamond League in Oslo with a high level 69.04m - today he competed in Chorzow Poland and won the meet with new PB and WL 69.30m.

Ehsan Hadadi was 2nd like yesterday with 66.68m, followed by Robert Harting SB 65.13m, Piotr Malchowski 64.10m, Robert Urbanek 61.75m and Gerd Kanter 60.83m.

Andrijus Gudzius

Diamond Race continued today in Oslo Norway. Weather was super warm and stadium was sold out.

Andrius Gudzius won the men discus with 69.04m throw - World Champion also had 69.00m throw in the series. Second was Ehsan Hadadi 67.55m, followed by Daniel Stahl 67.04m, Christoph Harting 65.68m,  Mason Finley 65.16m, Philip Milanov 64.40m, Daniel Jasinki 63.94m and Fedrick Dacres 63.85m.

Diamond Race continues already on Sunday in Stockholm.

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Best throws in 2018

1 Fedrick Dacres 69.67
2 Andrus Gudzius 69.59
3 Daniel Stahl 69.11
4 Lukas Weisshaidinger 68.98
5 Ehsan Hadadi 68.85
6 Reggie Jaggers 68.61
7 Traves Smikle 67.72
8 Christoph Harting 67.59
9 Mason Finley 67.06
10 Martin Wierig 66.98

 

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