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It was a perfect weather tonight at Stockholm Olympic Stadium and discus throwers took a great advantage of it. Young Jamaican Fedrick Dacres won the meet with amazing 68.36m. Dacres has had a great week, finishing second with 67m throw at Oslo DL.

Today Dacres was followed by Daniel Stahl, who also surpassed 68m line in the last round, achieving 68.13.

Andrius Gudzius threw hogh-level 67.29 and close by was Philip Milanov 67.05m. They were followed by Olympic Champion Robert Harting 66.20m, World Champion Piotr Malachowski 64.60m and Olympic Champion Christoph Harting 61.75m.

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Daniel Stahl2016

Daniel Stahl won yesterday at Oslo Diamond League with an amazing 68.06m - but the win did not come easy for him, as the high-level field produced a lot of great results. World Leader Fedrick Dacres was second with 67.10m and Philip Milanov third with season best of 66.39m. 

All 8 throwers had a result over 63m! Andrius Gudzius 65.90m, Robert Harting 65.11m, Christoph Harting 64.13m, Piotr Malachowski 63.70m and Sven Martin Skagestad 63.21m.

Andrijus Gudzius

Andrius Gudzius competed on Saturday in Szczecin Poland and won the meet with amazing 68.16m. Piotr Malachowski was second with 64.82m and third was Lolassonn Djouhan 63.95.

And Gudzius competed already next day at IAAF Challenge meet in Hengelo where he took another victory with 66.34m. The podium in Hengelo was Gudzius, Fedrick Dacres and Daniel Stahl - 3 throwers who have a season best over 68m in 2017. Dacres had 65.71m in Hengelo and Stahl 64.44m.

Robert Harting 2

Olympic Champion Robert Harting opened his season in Rehlingen Germany and missed the World Championships qulaification mark by 1 cm. He won the meet with 64.99m

Martin Wierig was second 62.21m and Markus Munch third 62.16.

Piotr Malachowski competed in Radom Poland and won the meet with SB 65.90m.

Andrijus Gudzius

Andrius Gudzius competed today in Lithuania and the young thrower achieved a new Personal Best of 68.61m. This is the 2nd best result this season in the world.

Check video of the throw from here.

fedrick dacres

IAAF Challenge 2017 series started in Kingston Jamaica and Fedrick Dacres won the first meet with 66.36m. Andrew Evans was 2nd 64.48m, Chard Wright 3rd 62.53m. They were followed by Sam Mattis 61.86m, Rodney Brown 61.09m, Jared Schuurmans 60.52m, Tavis Bailey 60.09m, Basil Bingham 56.15m and surprisingly the previous Jamaican record holder Jason Morgan was left at 9th position with 55.28m.

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Best throws in 2018

1 Ehsan Hadadi 68.85
2 Lukas Weisshaidinger 68.21
3 Fedrick Dacres 68.20
4 Daniel Stahl 68.03
5 Traves Smikle 67.72
6 Sam Mattis 66.29
7 Simon Pettersson 65.81
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9 Matthew Denny 64.67
10 Daniel Jasinski 63.77


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