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
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.
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.
Legendary ISTAF meet was held in Berlin and young Austrian discus thrower Lukas Weißhaidinger took an impressive win on the Olympic Stadium. Weißhaidinger threw his lifetime second best throw in the first round and nobody could answer.
Piotr Malachowski was really close to be left out of top8 and last 3 attempts, but showed some good nerves and managed to achieve it. He threw 65.39m and got second position. Robert Harting got third with his first round 63.23m.
They were followed by Robert Urbanek 62.74m, Gerd Kanter 62.61m, Martin Kupper 62.51m, Benn Harradine 61.04m, Alin Firfirica 59.54m and Rio2016 bronze medallist was left with 9th position and 59.07m.
Some other results from the weekend:
Gerd Kanter also competed in Kohila, Estonia this Sunday and won the meet with 62.86m.
Daniel Stahl won the Finnkamppen this Saturday with 65.46m. Interesting fact was that Frantz Kruger competed also there and threw 59.25m - that is impressive to throw almost 60m after 5 years not competing and training as professional.
Swedish discus thrower Daniel Stahl took today the world lead with a massive 68.72m throw from SWE Championships held in Sollentuna. Daniel improved his previous PB by almost 2 meters (66.92m).
You can see video of the throw from SweThrows Facebook page.
Axel Härsdedt won the silver medal with 63.49m, followed by Benn Harradine 62.20m and Niklas Arrhenius 61.21m.
All together there are only 5 guys in the world this season, who have thrown over 68m - Daniel Stahl 68.72m, Christoph Harting 68.37m, Piotr Malachowski 68.15m, Robert Harting 68.04m and Fedrick Dacres 68.02m.
Discus throwers continued their Diamond Race in Lausanne, Switzerland. Philip Milanov won the meet with 65.61m, he was followed by Lukas Weisshaidinger 64.84m, Zoltan Kövago 64.52m, Robert Harting 63.12m, Robert Urbanek 62.83m, Piotr Malachowski 62.46m, Gerd Kanter 62.03m and Martin Kupper 61.93m. Surprisingly Rio bronze medalist Daniel Jasinski managed just 60.79m and 9th position.
After Lausanne, Piotr Malachowski has a massive lead at Diamond Race with 42 points and he is followed by Robert Urbanek 25 and Philip Milanov 22 points. Last Diamond League for discus guys will be held in Brussels on 9th September.
|Lois M Martinez||