fedrick dacres

Pan-Am discus champion Fedrick Dacres opened his season last Saturday at Charlie Fuller Memorial in Kingston. Dacres had all his four legal throws over 61m with his fourth-round sthrow at 64.79m.

Traves Smikle was second with a best mark of 61.74m. O'Dayne Richards began his 2017 endeavours with a victory throw of 20.11m

Gerd ja Ksenija
Estonian Athletic Association held their 2016 gala and best male and female athletes were chosen. Gerd Kanter won the title as best male athlete and Ksenija Balta as best female athlete.

Gerd won bronze medal at European Championships in Amsterdam with 65.27m and also achieved 5th position at Olympic final in Rio with 65.10m. This bronze was 11th medal for him from major championships and that makes him the most successful athlete in Estonian sports history.

Gerd competed on 27 meets in 2016 and threw his seasonal best 65.27m at Amsterdam EC final.

Interesting fact about Gerd:
He has thrown at least 60m on 308 consecutive competitions - first meet on that list is 20th August 2002 and since then he has always thrown over 60m. Virgilijus Alekna is second on this list with 265 consecutive competitions and Lars Riedel third with 194 meets.

Gerd Kanter amsterdam

Gerd Kanter competed yesterday on a small meet in Türi Estonia, where he won with 63.54m. Aleksander Tammert was 2nd with 57.26m.

Gerd had a long autumn season, competing 7 meets in September and a final meet yesterday in Türi.

62.61, Berlin, 3 Sep
62.86. Kohila. 4 Sep
61.12, Bruxelles, 9 Sep
63.62, Tõrva, 11 Sep
63.28, Sillamäe, 18 Sep
62.41, Rakvere, 22 Sep
62.98, Tallinn, 29 Sep
63.54, Türi, 8 Oct

All together, Gerd had 27 meets in season 2016 (same amount of meets he had also in season 2007).


Gerd Kanter competed yesterday in Rakvere Estonia and he won the meet with 62.41m. Second was Aleksander Tammert with 56.58m.

Gerd Kanter series from yesterday meet x 62,10 61,10 61,72 62,41 60,12

Gerd Kanter amsterdam

Aleksander Tammert Senior memorial was held this weekend in Sillamäe, Estonia. Gerd Kanter won the meet with a new stadium record of 63.28m. Martin Kupper achieved 59.28m and Aleksander Tammert 57.42 for 3rd position.

Daniel Stahl2016

Diamond League season 2016 had it´s final meet today in Brussels. Young Swedish thrower Daniel Stahl took his first Diamond League win ever today with 65.78m.

Second was Piotr Malachowski with his first round throw of 65.27m, third Lukas Weisshaidinger 64.73m.

They were followed by Martin Kupper 62.49m, Philip Milanov 62.38m, Apostolos Parellis 62.28m, Robert Urbanek 61.96m, Gerd Kanter 61.12m and Zoltan Kövago 58.31m.

Malachowski won the Diamond Race 2016 with 54 points, second Daniel Stahl 34 points and third Philip Milanov 26 points.

Video from the meet

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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
Reggie Jaggers
9 Matthew Denny 64.67
10 Daniel Jasinski 63.77


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