Samsung Diamond League, Paris. 8 July 2011.
We are going to have a live coverage from the Men´s Discus competition which promises to bring a high level results as the startlist includes almost all throwers that will fight for the highest rank at the World Championships held later this summer in Daegu.
Startlist includes the reigning World Champion and the current World Leader, Germany´s Robert Harting (68.99), but also the Poland´s reigning European Champion Piotr Malachowski who is currently second in the World top list (68.49). Startlist also includes the reigning Olympic Champion Gerd Kanter, 39-year old legend of modern discus throw Virgilijus Alekna from Lithuania (67.19). Australia´s Benn Harradine focuses on being in the big game as his season´s best stands on 66.07m and Spain´s Yennifer Frank Casañas does his best to release another 67+ throw this year.
Competition starts at 8:40 PM…. time in Paris:
The competition is over!
Weather forecast: At the moment it´s mostly cloudy, 22 °C, there is a rain chance during the competition.
Current standings for the Diamond:
Gerd Kanter 8p, Virgilijus Alekna 5p and Robert Harting 4p.