Gerd Kanter silver at European Championships

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Gerd Kanter won his 10th historical championships medal in Zurich at European Championships. Congratulations.

Competition was rescheduled due to heavy winds in Zurich. That of course affected the final results of the meet. Robert Harting won with 66.07m, silver went to Gerd Kanter 64.75m and bronze for Robert Urbanek 63.81m.

Kanter and Harting qualify easy in the first round


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European Championships are held this year in Zurich and today we saw the qualification for mens discus throw. Reign champion Robert Harting had the best throw of the day 67.01m, Kanter also a great result in the first round 65.79m. Third result came from Piotr Malachowski in the third round of group B 64.98m.

Mario Pestano 65.74m in Portugal

Mario Pestano

2 throwing meets were held in Leiria, Portugal on 2-3. August and athletes were trying to still catch Zurich qualification mark. During two days, Mario Pestano had the best mark of 65.74m - he also won the second meet there with 64.25m.

Gerd Kanter 66.02m SB at Estonian Championships

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Gerd Kanter won his 10th national title today in Tallinn with a new SB of 66.02m. Second was Märt Israel with 62.33m abd third Martin Kupper 59.92m. All three discus throwers will compete also at European Championships in Zurich this month.

Malachowski 64.15m at Polish Championships


Piotr Malachowski won yesterday his 9th National Title with 64.15m. He was followed by Robert Urbanek, who was close to beat Malachowski - achieving 63.69. Third was Wojciech Praczyk 60.41.

Robert Harting German Champion with 66.67m

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Robert Harting won his 8th national title yesterday in Ulm with 66.67m. Competition was held in rain - that is one reason why Harting skipped his last two throws.



Best throws in 2017

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Daniel Stahl
Lois M Martinez
Viktor Butenko
Christoph Harting


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