Men´s Discus qualification, European U23 Championships
Ostrava, 16 July 2011
Brittish record holder Lawrence Okoye came through the men´s discus qualification with 59.97m which gave him the first place in the qualification.
Qualification rule was 58.50m which was passed by five throwers.
Second was Germany´s Daniel Jasinski with 59.84m and third, also Germany´s, Gordon Wolf with 59.19m. Jasinski qualified easily in his first attempt. Okoye needed a second attempt and Wolf qualified in the third, true, his second round 57.76m would have given him a ticket to the final.
World junior record holder Mykyta Nesterenko (UKR) also qualified with his first attempt 59.00m. Robert Harting´s younger brother Christoph Harting was 9th with 57.37m.
Brittish Brett Morse whos lifetime best is 64.49m got not mark so we won´t see him in the final.