Discussion of article Walcott becomes the youngest ever winner of the Olympic javelin title:
QuoteIf you would have asked someone to predict the winner of the Olympic javelin title most would have answered Thorkildsen, VeselÃ½ or Pitkamäki. If you would have put cash on 19-yrs old Keshorn Walcott then you´d be a millionaire now.
The world junior champion entered the final to get experience and never thought of going home as a champion. He launched a new Trinidad record 84.58 in second round, just 11cm shy of the world junior record.
In the end it was a throw that got him the brightest…