Among the rolling hills of Rhede, Germany Markus Esser answered Primoz’s season opening 78,75m (258′ 4″) with, “I’m fit, I’m strong and ready for Russia”. Today’s 77,86m (255′ 5″) divot is exactly the same he threw yesterday in Hall.
As we mentioned yesterday (HERE), the German hammer thrower Markus Esser finished 2nd in Halle, Germany with 77,86m (255′ 5″). Today he threw the 7,26kg ball exactly to the same spot of 77,86m (255′ 5″) in Rhede, Germany. “The consistency is impressive and shows my great shape. I know for sure that it can get further in any of my next competitions, ” said Markus. The qualification standard for the World Championships in Russia is 79m (259′ 2″). His series was: 75,34m (247′ 2″), 77,86m (255′ 5″), 76,38m (250′ 7″), 75,24m (246′ 10″), foul, 74,86m (245 7″).
German Daniela Manz won the women’s event with 63,35m (207′ 10 “).