The Croatian discus thrower Martin Maric launched a wonderful 70.26m at the Croatian Championships! His lifetime best in discus throw is 65.81m. Full results!
His result was made in the javelin throw but still it´s remarkable that discus thrower can throw a javelin that well.
About Martin Maric
He was born in Split. He finished thirteenth at the 2001 World Youth Championships and won the silver medal at the 2003 European Junior Championships. As a competitor for the University of Georgia, he attain All-American status in the Javelin by placing 6th at the NCAAs. After transferring to the University of California, he attained All-American Status in the discuss by placing 8th at the NCAA championships. In his senior campaign, he won the national collegiate championships by throwing 196-3, beating Ryan Whiting of Arizona State by only 2 cm on his final throw. He also competed at the 2008 Olympic Games, but without reaching the final. In 2010 he finished 10th at the European Championships with 62.53m.
He is the most universal thrower in the world. Besides his world class discus record his javelin best is 72.31m and shot put best 18.06m.