Today’s competition in Split, Croatia at which the discus queen Sandra Perkovic threw a season opener of 70,08m (229′ 11″) turned out to be good for Martin Markovic as well. He improved his previous personal best of 57.54m (188′ 9″) with the senior discus implement by almost 5m to 62,43m (204′ 10″). This result is also considered as a new national junior record. The overall natiaonl record is held by Martin Marić with 67.92m (222′ 10″).
Markovic, born in 1996, is still considered as a U20 Junior athlete who can compete at the upcoming U20 European Championships. With the 2kg implement he leads the U20 list by a few centimeters in front of Matty Denny who threw 61.55m (201′ 11″) on 8th of March 2015.
The complete results: