Today, 4 May 2011-
Another Samsung Diamond League (Prefontaine Classic) meet will be held in Eugene, US. Throwholics will put the main focus on the men´s discus throw where the reigning World champion Robert Harting (GER) , who´s also the leader of the world´s top list this year with 68.99m, and the reigning Olympic champion Gerd Kanter (EST) – 2nd in the world´s top list with 67.49m will face each other. Throwholics will have a live coverage from the men´s discus competition which starts at 10:10 AM (GMT -7 hours).
In the men´s shot put field the contest is expected to be dense as the world leader Reese Hoffa (USA) -21.87m- will be accompanied with Dylan Armstrong (CAN) – 21.72m, Andrey Mikhnevich (BLR) -21.63m and Christian Cantwell (USA) -21.15m. Men´s shot put will start at 11:47 (GMT -7 hours).
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Weather in Eugene: Mostly cloudy, 21.4 â„ƒ (feels like 25 â„ƒ) , wind 6 km/h from north-west.
- World record: 74.08m, Jürgen Schult (GDR), 1986, Neubrandenburg
- Area record: 71.32m, Ben Plucknett (USA), 1983, Eugene
- World lead: 68.99m, Robert Harting (GER), Halle
- Meeting record: 71.32m, Ben Plucknett (USA), 1983
World record: 23.12m, Randy Barnes (USA), 1990, Westwood
- Area record: 23.06, Ulf Timmermann (GDR), 1988, Chania
- World lead: 21.87m, Reese Hoffa (USA), Hengelo
- Meeting record: 22.41m, Christian Cantwell (USA), 2010