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

Lukas Weisshaidinger knackt WM- und Olympia-Limit-OeLV-Rekord-Story-465275 630x356px 9fd53ba3b074c2c6e4a34139f1e13f7c  gepa full 5429 gepa 02081412007 jpgYoung thrower Lukas Weißhaidinger from Austria improved national record just by 4cm this weekend - now 67.24m. Lukas improved his previous PB by over 4 meters (previous OB 63.13m).

Austria has now 2 discus throwers in the world season top10 - Gerhard Mayer 67.20m and Lukas with 67.24m



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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