Kanter moscow

Robert Harting (66.62m), Piotr Malachowski (66.00m) and Gerd Kanter (65.54m) were the only discus throwers today in Moscow to reach the qualification mark of 65.00m.

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Tomorrow men discus throwers will start their qualification competition in 2 groups. 30 competitors are in the start list and to qualify to the final, they have to throw 65.00m (or 12 best performers)

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Gerd Kanter had a chance today to visit World Championships throwing Venue at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Here are some photos from the stadium.

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Former coach of Gerd Kanter, Uno Ojand is celebrating his 60th birthday today. Uno is a former shot putter, achieving Soviet Union youth record in 1970. Kanter and Ojand cooperation started in 2000.

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Gerd Kanter won his 9th Estonian Championships title today in Tallinn, when he threw 65.99m in the 4th round.

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Piotr Malachowski won the Diamond League meet in London with a 3rd round 67.35m. Martin Wierig and Estonian Gerd Kanter were really close. They achieved 66.60m and 66.29m.

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Best throws in 2018

1 Fedrick Dacres 69.67
2 Andrus Gudzius 69.59
3 Lukas Weisshaidinger 68.98
4 Ehsan Hadadi 68.85
5 Reggie Jaggers 68.61
6 Daniel Stahl 68.12
7 Traves Smikle 67.72
8 Christoph Harting 67.59
9 Mason Finley 67.06
10 Martin Wierig 66.98

 

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