Mario Pestano threw a new season´s best 67.97m in the last round at the Spanish Championships 2011 held in MÃ¡laga. Competing against Frank Casañas who threw a decent 66.15m Pestano took back the thrown from Casans who was sitting on it during the season so far.
Pestano who has a lifetime best of 69.50m- equal to the world leader this year- had 3 throws over 67m. Casanas´s had only 1 throw over 65m – 66.15m.
Pestano rised into the 5th position in the world top chart pushing Virgilijus Alekna into 6th and Gerd Kanter into 8th position.