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Legendary ISTAF meet was held in Berlin and young Austrian discus thrower Lukas Weißhaidinger took an impressive win on the Olympic Stadium. Weißhaidinger threw his lifetime second best throw in the first round and nobody could answer.

Piotr Malachowski was really close to be left out of top8 and last 3 attempts, but showed some good nerves and managed to achieve it. He threw 65.39m and got second position. Robert Harting got third with his first round 63.23m.

They were followed by Robert Urbanek 62.74m, Gerd Kanter 62.61m, Martin Kupper 62.51m, Benn Harradine 61.04m, Alin Firfirica 59.54m and Rio2016 bronze medallist was left with 9th position and 59.07m.

Some other results from the weekend:
Gerd Kanter also competed in Kohila, Estonia this Sunday and won the meet with 62.86m.

Daniel Stahl won the Finnkamppen this Saturday with 65.46m. Interesting fact was that Frantz Kruger competed also there and threw 59.25m - that is impressive to throw almost 60m after 5 years not competing and training as professional.

Daniel Stahl rio

Swedish discus thrower Daniel Stahl took today the world lead with a massive 68.72m throw from SWE Championships held in Sollentuna. Daniel improved his previous PB by almost 2 meters (66.92m).

You can see video of the throw from SweThrows Facebook page.

Axel Härsdedt won the silver medal with 63.49m, followed by Benn Harradine 62.20m and Niklas Arrhenius 61.21m.

All together there are only 5 guys in the world this season, who have thrown over 68m - Daniel Stahl 68.72m, Christoph Harting 68.37m, Piotr Malachowski 68.15m, Robert Harting 68.04m and Fedrick Dacres 68.02m.

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Discus throwers continued their Diamond Race in Lausanne, Switzerland. Philip Milanov won the meet with 65.61m, he was followed by Lukas Weisshaidinger 64.84m, Zoltan Kövago 64.52m, Robert Harting 63.12m, Robert Urbanek 62.83m, Piotr Malachowski 62.46m, Gerd Kanter 62.03m and Martin Kupper 61.93m. Surprisingly Rio bronze medalist Daniel Jasinski managed just 60.79m and 9th position.

After Lausanne, Piotr Malachowski has a massive lead at Diamond Race with 42 points and he is followed by Robert Urbanek 25 and Philip Milanov 22 points. Last Diamond League for discus guys will be held in Brussels on 9th September.

Videos from top3 throws

Christoph Harting

Men discus final was held today in Rio 2016 and it was a thrilling competiton from the start.

Olympic Champion from Beijing 2008 Gerd Kanter threw 65.10m in the first round, followed by Daniel Jasinski 65.77m also in opening round. Piotr Malachowski secured the lead with 67.32m.

Christoph Harting improved to 66.34m, Malachowski to 67.55m in the third round as well Jasinski to 66.08m.

And then things started to happen in the final round. Martin Kupper from Estonia threw 66.58m and took the 2nd position. He was followed by Daniel Jasinski who threw 67.05m and took the 2nd position. Christoph Harting entered the ring and threw a massive WL and PB of 68.37m. This gave him the Olympic title.

Congratulations!

Malachowski

Rio 2016 men discus qualification was held today and Piotr Malachowski won it with 65.89m. Only 2 athletes surpassed the automatic qualification line of 65.50 - besides Malachowski it was Lukas Weissheidinger 65.86m.

They were followed by Christoph Harting 65.41m, Andrius Gudzius 65.41m, Gerd Kanter 64.02m, Mason Finley 63.68, Axwl Härstedt 63.58m, Apostolos Parelis 63.35m, Zoltan Kövago 63.34m, Martin Kupper 62.92m, Daniel Jasinski 62.89m and Philip Milanov 62.86m.

Final will be held tomorrow.

Zoltan Kovago-2 - Berlin WCH Day 5

Gyulai István Memorial was held in Hungary yesterday and some great results were achieved there. Zoltan Kövago won with SB 67.13 and young Swedish thrower Daniel Stahl got second with a new Personal Best of 66.92m.

They were followed by Markus Münch 63.80m, Mauricio Ortega 63.77m, Gerd Kanter 63.44m, Rodney Brown 62.78m, Martin Kupper 62.27m and Janos Huszak 62.12m.

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Best throws in 2017

1 Daniel Stahl 71.29
2 Andrius Gudzius 69.21
3
Fedrick Dacres
68.88
4 Mason Finley 68.03
5 Piotr Malachowski 67.68
6 Philip Milanov 67.05
7 Robert Urbanek 66.73
8 Lois M Martinez 66.67
9 Andrew Evans 66.61
10 L Wesshaidinger 66.52

 

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