Todays Diamond League meeting was held in New York, USA. The German super star Robert Harting won the meeting easily. No one came close to the current Olympic, World and European Champion. Robert won the competition with 68,24m, Piotr became second with 65,45m and Ehsan Hadadi 65,23m third.
Harting was leading the competition right from the start. Opening with 64,63m he set he standard for the competition. Except for the first throw everyone would have been enough to win the competition. Beside Harting only the Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski and the Iranian Ehsan Hadadi managed to throw over the 65m mark.
Piotr placed second with his last round throw of 65,45m. Ehsan Hadadi threw during his second attempt 65,23m secured the third spot on the podium. The Polish discus thrower Robert Urbanek became 4th with 64,84m from his last round throw.
During the second round Harting improved to 66,49m, continuing his lead with a 67m throw in the third round and finishing the competition with impressive 68,24m. New meeting record by 1 1/2m and new season best for Ehsan Hadadi and Victor Hogan (63,47m) who placed 5th. The Australian Discus thrower Benn Harradine became second with 62,55m.
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