Lithuania´s Virgilijus Alekna threw 68.79m in Bellinzona and shows opponents he is not the one to not count with. It´s his best throw in 4 years.
Alekna is 40 years old. He has two golds from Olympic Games and World Championships, also one from European Championships. His personal best is 73.88m, achieved 12 years ago. That puts him second after the world record holder Jurgen Schult.