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Reigning Olympic Champion Robert Harting showed today, that he is back in the big game, winning German national title with 68.04m. This result gives him 3rd position at current world season list. Second was Christoph Harting 66.41m and third Daniel Jasinski 65.18m. That means the German team is locked for Rio, leaving Martin Wierig out from the team, as he achieved 64.51m and 4th position. Video from German Championships.

Martin Kupper competed yesterday in Tallinn Estonia and achieved a new SB 66.61m and also qualified for Rio.

Piotr Malachowski won a meet in Szczecin Poland with 66.56m, he was followed by Robert Urbanek 65.56m, Mauricio Ortega 65.06m and Gerd Kanter 62.28m.

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Piotr Malachowski has performed better than any thrower this season - consistantly over 66-67m. And yesterday he took another win at Birmingham Diamond League with 67.50m throw.

Second was Robert Harting, who threw 65.97m, who also qualified for Rio, he was followed by Robert Urbanek 64.12m, Philip Milanov 63.75m, Rodney Brown 63.50m, Benn Harradine 62.10m, Daniel Stahl 61.93m, Zoltan Kövago 61.16m.

Video from the meet

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It was a great start list for Golden Gala 2016 and Robert Urbanek won the meet with 65.00m. He was followed by Victor Hogan 64.03m and the reigning olympic champion Robert Harting 63.96m, who had his comeback from more than 600 days not competing.

4th in Rome was young Jamaican thrower Fedrick Dacres with 63.50m, followed by Daniel Stahl 63.25m, Piotr Malachowski 63.23m, Benn Harradine 61.64m, Martin Kupper 61.10m, Zoltan Kövago 60.51m and Philip Milanov 60.13m.

Video of TOP3

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It was last Friday, when Christoph Harting took the world lead from Piotr Malachowski with a new PB 68.06m. Just one day later, Malachowski competed in Warszawa and took back the world lead with a 68.15m throw.

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A throwing meet was held today in Tallinn, Estonia and the start list was impressive.

Gerd Kanter took the win with his last round effort of 65.08m. He was followed by Fedrick Dacres with 63.91m, Martin Kupper 63.82m and Märt Israel 60.87m.

Gerd Kanter 65.08m video
Fedrick Dacres 63.91m video

 

Cristoph Harting

Anhalt 2016 meet was held yesterday and the highlight of the meet was Christoph Harting with a new WL 68.06m. He took the WL from Piotr Malachowski, who was second also in Anhalt with 66.52m. Third was Victor Hogan 65.03m, followed by Daniel Jasinski 64.12m, Martin Wierig 62.87m and Maurico Ortega 61.26m.

 

The top3 at world season list is a close as possible - Christoph Harting 68.06, Piotr Malachowski 68.03m and Fedrick Dacres 68.02m. It is going to be an interesting olympic season.

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Best throws in 2017

1 Daniel Stahl 71.29
2
Fedrick Dacres
68.88
3 Andrius Gudzius 68.61
4 Philip Milanov 67.05
5 Robert Urbanek 66.73
6 Lois M Martinez 66.67
7 Andrew Evans 66.61
8 L Wesshaidinger 66.52
9 Robert Harting 66.30
10 Piotr Malachowski 65.90

 

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