Diamond Race 2015 ended today in Zurich - Polish Robert Urbanek took a win today with 65.78m, but Piotr Malachowski took the Diamond Race Trophy for overall season. Today was Piotr second with his last round throw of 65.04m. Gerd Kanter was third 64.38m, who was followed by silver medallist from Beijing Philip Milanov 63.04m

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Men Discus final were held yesterday at Birds Nest stadium in Beijing. Piotr Malachowski had some nervous moments in the qualification - achieving a decent throw in the 3rd attempt. But final was another story for a Polish thrower - winning throw of 67.40m came in the second round.

Philip Milanov had a great performance with a new National Record of 66.90m and Robert Urbanek took bronze with 65.18m. They were followed by Gerd Kanter 64.82m, Daniel Stahl 64.73m, Apostolos Parellis 64.55m, Fedrick Dacres 64.22m and Christoph Harting 63.94m.


Janusz Kusocinski Memorial was held yesterday in Szczecin Poland. Piotr Malachowski won the meet with a high-level 67.49m, he also had 3 other throws over 66 meters. So Polish thrower is getting better and better before World Championships.

Robert Urbanek was second with 66.31m and Gerd Kanter third 65.30m.


Philip Milanov competed yesterday at Flanders Cup meeting and won it with a new Belgium record 66.66m. This gives him 9th position at the world season list.

His previous record 66.43m was thrown in April this year.

Congratulations to Philip

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Estonian Championships were held today in Tallinn Estonia and Gerd Kanter took his 11th title with a last round throw of 63.75m.

Second was Martin Kupper 62.13m and third Märt Israel 60.01m.

Gerd Kanter 63.75m
Martin Kupper 62.13m
Märt Israel 60.01m

malachowski 14Kamili Skolimowskiej Memorial was held yesterday in Poland and Piotr Malachowski won the meet with new world lead 68.29m - just 10cm more than the previous lead 68.19m by Jason Morgan.

Gerd Kanter took second position with 64.08m and third  was Robert Urbanek 63.93m



Best throws in 2017

1 Daniel Stahl 71.29
2 Andrius Gudzius 69.21
Fedrick Dacres
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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