The discus legend Virgilijus Alekna ends up with his career soon. It is now the second time Alekna announces his retirement. Already two years ago he stated that he will end his career after the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Luckily for the throwing world he changed his mind and continued to compete and inspired […]
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The men’s discus competition at the 2014 European Championships in Zurich, Switzerland was not as expected at all. Sure, one would have guessed that the German star Robert Harting would bring home gold (66,02m). But the current leader in the top list, Piotr Malachowski, did not get a medal which was a surprise for everyone. […]
Being a thrower who slowly found his way to some decent performances, I feel that I am qualified to elaborate on several issues that may hold USA and other discus throwers back from medalist caliber standards. John Smith touched on a section of these issues in How the USA Adapted……. Coach Smith hits the nail on the […]
Diamond League meet in Zürich was held yesterday. It was a final for discus throwers and turned out as surprise. Gerd Kanter won with his best this year 67.02m and jackpotted to 50000$. Robert Harting was second with 66.83m. “I am not angry, at least my bag is full on chocolate” he said. Kanter was […]
World champion Robert Harting was interviewed by ERR yesterday. The discus master was optimistic about the final and sees his main competitors for the final are the Pole Piotr Malachowski and Estonian Gerd Kanter. “Malachowski appeared in shape and Kanter is very stable. I am still unstable at 68m throws. Let´s see what happens tomorrow (today, Sunday), […]
Former Soviet´s World Record Holder and six-fold Soviet Champion Juri Dumtšev believes that Gerd Kanter is still capable to throw farther than Jurgen Schult´s world record 74.08m. “Schult´s world record is fantastic, no doubt in that. Back in that time it was unbelievable. Once I thought Alekna or Kanter will break it, but Kanter is […]
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