Austria´s “Diskus Werfer” Gerhard Mayer has his 31th birthday today.
Gerhard Mayer (born 20 May 1980 in Vienna) is the discus thrower from Austria. He won the gold award in 2007 University Games in Bangkok. His personal best is 65.24 from 2008. He is coached by Gregor Högler and gets biomechanical help from Aadu Krevald.
Mayer also represented his native country in 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing where he finished up 18th. He landed on 8th in 2009 World Championships in Berlin with 63.17 having a duel with Omar El-Ghazaly in the 3rd round.