The Croation shot put specialist Martin Premeru tossed the 7.26kg ball 20.46m (67′ 1 1/2″) at the 21st International Meeting in Bar, Monetenegro. Kemal Mešić placed second with 20.19m (66′ 3″) and Hamza Alić 19.71m (64′ 8″) third.
During youth and junior years Martin Premeru was always competing against the German shot put star David Storl. Back in the day Premeru tossed the 5kg ball 22.79m (74′ 9¼”) which puts him third in the all time top list. The 20.46m tossed by Martin meant a new season best.
The complete serie:
Martin Premeru: X 20.23 =SB X X 19.73 20.46 SB
Kemal Mesic: 18.93 20.15 20.19 SB 19.79 X 19.97
Hamza Alic: 19.44 19.71 SB X 19.43 X X