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ISTAF Indoor competition was held last Saturday in Berlin and Olympic Champion Robert Harting finally did his comeback. He won the meet with a last round throw of 64.81m, beating his younger brother Christoph, who achieved 64.34m.

They were followed by Philip Milanov 64.16m and Fedrick Dacres 63.40m, both men achieved their national records indoors. Video from the meet.

Congratulations to Robert and it is good to see you back in the ring!

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Estonian Athletic Federation hosted last Friday their annual end of year gala. Best male and female athletes were chosen and Gerd Kanter achieved his 8th title in this category. Best female athlete was hepathlete Grit Šadeiko.

Check out all nominees from Estonian Athletics federation homepage

Congratulations!

Zoltan Kovago-2 - Berlin WCH Day 5

World Military Games are being held in Mungyeong, South-Korea at the moment and men discus final was held today. Zoltan Kövago won the title with impressive 66.01m throw, he also had 65.47m in 5th round. Piotr Malachowski won silver with 62.12m and Mahmoud Samimi bronze with 60.97m.

Martin Kupper was 4th 60.92m, David Wrobel 5th 60.02m.

All results from here

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Aleksander Tammert competed yesterday in Tallinn and he won the meet with 60.93m throw.

That is an impressive result, as this is 21st season in a row for Tammert to throw over 60m. This result gives him 4-5th position all time, as Ferenc Tégla has also thrown 21 seasons over 60m (1968-1988). Svein Inge Valvik (1977-2000) and Jürgen Schult (1980-2002) have thrown 23 seasons over 60m and Virgilijus Alekna is leading this chart with 24 seasons over 60m (1992-2015).

For example some active throwers - Zoltan Kövago, Casey Malone, Yennifer Frank Casañas and Mario Pestano have thrown 17 seasons over 60m, Jason Tunks and Roland Varga 16 seasons and Ercüment Olgundeniz and Gerd Kanter 15 seasons.

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Estonian discus throwers Martin Kupper and Gerd Kanter had a busy weekend competing on two meets in Türi and Tõrva, Estonia.

Martin Kupper won both meets, achieving 63.78m in Tõrva on 19th September meet and 64.86m in Tõrva on 20th. Gerd Kanter threw 62.24m in Türi and 62.93m in Tõrva.

Malachowski Beijing 2015

Season 2015 is coming to an end and one of the last ineternational discus meets were held last night in Warsaw Poland. Piotr Malachowski won the meet with a last round throw of 63.71m. Gerd Kanter lead the competition all the way with 63.34, but had to settle on 2nd position. Robert Urbanek was 3rd 62.96m and Jason Morgan 4th 60.12m.

Interesting fact: this competition was 280th time for Gerd Kanter to throw over 63m. That is the new world record, as Virgilijus Alekna hold the previous record with 279 times over 63m.

Meet results from here

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Best throws in 2017

1
Fedrick Dacres
68.88
2 Daniel Stahl 68.36
3 Andrius Gudzius 67.62
4 Lois M Martinez 66.67
5 Andrew Evans 66.61
6 L Wesshaidinger 66.52
7 Gerd Kanter 65.87
8 Andrew Evans 65.61
9 Piotr Malachowski 65.41
10 Mason Finley 65.34

 

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