Double Olympic champion Andreas Thordkilsen won the Samsung Diamond League meet held in Birmingham. His winning throw was also a new world lead 88.30m. The previous leader was Latvia´s Vadims Vasiļevskis with 88.22m. Vadims Vasiļevskis didn´t attend yesterday.
Second was Germany´s Matthias De Zordo with 83.42m and third the Australian record (89.02m) holder Jarrod Bannister with 82.01m.
Andreas Thorkildsen is the superior leader of the Diamond ranking (10p).