Virgilijus Alekna (LTU) who is considered the best discus thrower of all-time competed today in Rethymnos, which is known as one of the best throwing venues in the world.
Alekna ended up with a new season´s best 67.88m which raised him 3rd in the world top list this year. He passed a Brittish talent Lawrence Okoye (67.63m) and the reigning Olympic champion Gerd Kanter (67.49m). His previous season´s best was 67.19m.
>“Alekna has the widest arm span among throwers. It´s measured 2.23m!”
Estonia´s Märt Israel was second with one of his best performances ever 66.40m. Israel is 8th in the world top list with 66.98m.