A few nights ago while watching the Sochi Olympic Games, I had an epiphany. I had competed in one of these fantastic spectacles! It wasn’t on ice or snow, but wow, I…did…that (#IDIDTHAT). The 2012 games in London represented the 16th year that I had thrown a discus! I remember thinking during the Olympic training […]
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Russia´s Tatyana Lysenko won the women´s hammer throw final with the new Olympic record of 78.18m. The former WR holder Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland followed him with her season´s best 77.60m. Amazingly huge errors could happen even in such competitions as Olympic Games. After the WR holder Betty Heidler threw a way over 75m line […]
That was an amazing discus battle what we have seen tonight. World champion, European champion, Olympic champion, and all within 365 days: Robert Harting takes gold with 68,27m, Ehsan Hadadi silver 68,18m and Gerd Kanter 68,03 SB wins bronze! The 2012 Olympic Discus Final was one of the best ones in Olympic History! All medalists […]
Moldavian Hammer Thrower Marina Marghieva has been cancelled from the Olympic team of Moldova after a positive doping sample. This was announced by the Head of the National Olympic Committee, Nikolai Zhuravsky. A statement from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is still pending. In addition to Marghieva, the discus thrower Natalia Artyk has been tested […]
The Polish Shot Putter Tomasz Majewski took Gold with 21,89m! David Storl became second with his new personal best of 21,86m and the american Reese Hoffa takes bronce with 21,23m. All in all this Shot Put Final was an epic battle! The promising Americans couldn’t show their best performances during the whole final. The first […]
London 2012 – Athletics, Day 1 Men´s shot put qualification ended up with Reese Hoffa´s win with 21.36m. Probably the most nerve racking experience went to Canadian team when Dylan Armstrong qualified with his final attempt of 20.49m. David Storl qualified with 21.15m and Tomasz Majewski followed him with 21.03m. The interesting fact is that […]
Today the 8th Schönebecker Solecup was held in Schönebeck, Germany. Martin Wierig competed against his German fellow throwers Markus Münch, Daniel Jasinski, Christoph Harting and Gordon Wolf. He launched a personal best in the second round with 68,33m. Martin Wierig launched with his first attempt already a new PB of 67,66m which would ranked him […]
Zoltan Kovago became the second Hungarian discus thrower to be kicked out of the Olympics on Thursday after he refused to undergo a drugs test, the country’s athletics federation said. Kogavo, who was a silver medallist at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, refused to provide a test sample, a move deemed as a positive test […]
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- 2015 Off Season Coaching With: John Newell March 31, 2015Quote from Throwholics: “Off season training plan/philosophy – 11 Tennessee throwers – Women – Cassie Wertman (Jr.) – Shot – 17.26m, Disc – 50.64m Maria Jimenez(Soph) – Javelin – 49.04m Danielle Holdren(FR) – Disc – 40m, shot –…Throwholics Bot
- Holy Crap! D3 Thrower throws javelin 75.89 (249' 0") March 31, 2015A sophomore from Colby College by the name of Andy Fullerton,who has never thrown a javelin in college according to TFRRS, uncorks a huge throw. Number one in all of D3 as well as a new D3 national record to beat the D3 record of 75.55 by Tim VanLiew of…Christian Pavlovich
- STC | technique analysis (video) March 29, 2015Looking for some feedback on my technique. Throwing after taking two years off so there is still a ton of rust. Personal best is 60.81m in 2011. Furthest this season so far is 59.14m. Here's a link to the video of the throw: Apr 12 2014 - 11:35 AM -…Christian Pavlovich
- Christian Pavlovich: Javelin Analysis March 29, 2015Hello all! I am a freshman collegiate javelin thrower who is looking for any pointers anyone can give. This throw I am posting a video to is a 57.10 Meter throw or 187 Feet 4 Inches. It is my official PR although I've thrown over 59 meters in…Christian Pavlovich
- Welcome to the biggest throwing community in the World!!! March 29, 2015Hey guys, thank you for joining the largest, yet most close-knit and multi-national throwing community in the world. Within this thread we will welcome from now on every single user! You guys can also reply and like a special welcome post if you want…Throwholics Bot
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- Dream toss by Thomas Schmitt improving his PB by over 2m March 26, 2015Quote from Throwholics: “With an immense improvement shot putter Thomas Schmitt is pressing ahead in the national top list. In Ubach-Palenberg near Aachen, the 26-year-old catapulted the 7.26-pound iron ball to 21.35 m – the eight best performance of…Odysseus
- 2015 Off Season Coaching With: Dale Stevo March 23, 2015Quote from Throwholics: “Who do you coach? In addition to working with Tom Walsh, I also coach a young javelin thrower, Hayden Hall. He’s just switched to javelin after being focused on discus, which is a unique and exciting challenge. Where does…Throwholics Bot
- Q&A with Hamish Peacock March 21, 2015Quote from Throwholics: “Throwholics did a follow up interview with the Hamish Peacock after his great performance from last weekend. He placed 2nd at the 2015 Sydney Track Classic as already mentioned in our latest article “Massive throws by…Throwholics Bot
- What are the best javelin throwers of all time? March 19, 2015Just wondered, If you could pick 10 of your favorite javelin throwers of all time who would they be? Not for distance but just in general Time is as followed 1)jan zelezny 2)seppo räty 3)steve backley 4)Aki Parviainen 5)Andreas thorkildsen 6)sergey…Tom 'thunderhorse' Clough
- 2015 Off Season Coaching With: John Newell March 31, 2015
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