Thorkildsen reigned the javelin

Samsung Diamond League, Lausanne, 30.06.2011 - Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR   ) won the men´s javelin throw with a magnificent 88.12m. It also remarks his season´s best. Russian Sergey Makarov was second with his season´s best of 87.12m. Tero Pitkamäki (FIN   ) was just 7th with 78.35m and the world leader Vadims Vasilevskis (LAT ) eight with 76.27m.

In the men´s shot put, Christian Cantwell (USA   ) won with 21.83m which is also a new meeting record. Ryan Whiting (USA   ) came close to Cantwell with his season´s best 21.76m. Another season´s best came from Poland´s Olympic champion Tomasz Majewski who had a 21.55m toss. Reese Hoffa (USA   ) was fourth with 21.19m.