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.
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
Estonian Throwing series final was held today in Kohila. Start list was impressive, as 5 Estonian 60m guys were competing. Gerd Kanter won with a second round 64.66m, he was followed by Martin Kupper 62.44m and Mykyta Nesterenko 60.86m.
Magnus Kirt won men javelin throw with an impressive 86.65m.
Full results from here
Video of Gerd Kanter 64.66m
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
Check out video of top3 throwers in Zurich
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.
|Lois M Martinez||