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Discus Thrower Rutger Smith has qualified for the European Athletics Championships next month in Amsterdam.
The 34-year-old Groninger, who lives and trains in the United States, met the qualification standard at a competition last Sunday. He came to a distance of 63.37 meters, his best performance this season.
Smith, who became numerous times the Dutch champion, wants to participate in the shot put and discus at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.
Smith, who has a long