Gerd Kanter started the season with a win at a legendary Wiesbaden meet with 65.87. Unfortunately he got a serious injury from that meet and kept him away from throwing over 2 months. Gerd slowly returned to the ring having few meets on 61-62m before World Championships.

World Championships were held in London and Gerd did something spectacular in the qualification - he threw 63.61m and that quaranteed him 15th consecutive final spot at major championships since 2005!!!

Gerd was 12th at the final but got pretty good throws after London - 64.56m at Skolimowska Memorial and 63.69m at Pärnu throwing meet.
All together Gerd had 11 meets this season and he continued his over 60m meets results in a meet series. As today, Gerd has thrown over 60m in 319 meets in a row (it started 20th August 2002). Gerd is ranked as no 12 at World Season list 2017.

Andrijus Gudzius
Diamond League final was held today in Brussels and it was a very hig-level meet, as 8th position was 63.96m. Gudzius won the meet wth 68.16m, second was Fedrick Dacres 66.31m and third Piotr Malachowski 65.73m.

They were followed by Philip Milanov 64.76m, Christoph Harting 64.55m, Robert Urbanek 64.20m, Daniel Stahl 64.18m and Robert Harting 63.96m.

Daniel Stahl Oslo 68.06m
Swedish National Championships were held this weekend and World Championships Silver meddalist Daniel Stahl won the title with 67.80m. Second was Simon Pettersson with lifetime second best result ever 64.84m.

ISTAF meet in Berlin was held on 27th August and Piotr Malachowski won the high-level meet with 67.18m. Second was Philip Milanov 66.90m, followed by world champion Andrius Gudzius 66.60m and bronze meddalist Mason Finley 65.25m.

High level discus meet was held today in Pärnu, Estonia. Philip Milanov won the meet with his first round 64.34m. Second was Martin Wierig with 63.77m and he was follosed by Gerd Kanter 63.69m and Simon Pettersson 62.78m.

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Kamila Skolimowska Memorial was held today in Warsaw Poland. Robert Harting won the meet with 66.05m, Piotr Malachowski achieved 65.49m and third was Estonian Gerd Kanter with 64.56m.

Andrijus Gudzius

World Championships final was held in London today. It was a very high-level meet and discs very flying far already in the first round, when Mason Finley opened up with a lifetime best of 67.05m and Andrius Gudzius with 67.52m. It was followed by Daniel Stahl 69.19m in the 2nd round and Gudzius answered with 69.21m. Mason Finley had 68.03m also in 2nd round. Just an amazing final!
Fedrick Dacres was 4th with 65.83m, followed by Piotr Malachowski 65.24m, Robert Harting 65.10m, Robert Urbanek 64.15m and Traves Smikle 64.04m.

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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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