Daniel Jasinski with WC qualification standard 65.93m

The German discus thrower Daniel Jasinski was not nominated by the German athletic federation for the upcoming World Championships due to the missing qualification standard of 65.00m. Until today he threw "only" 64.69m which was not enough to be nominated for the German team. Today, Daniel changed that by throwing a new season best of 65.93m. Throwholics hopes that the German athletic federation reconsiders their decision and take Daniel with them to Beijing.

Daniel Jasinski:
I'm getting better and better. The shape is there. I am on the best way. Basically, I can say that I am top fit.

Unfortunately the nominaiton for the world championships have already been published and Daniel Jasinski was not among the German team. The period to be able to throw the standard has also passed two weeks ago. Quietly Daniel's club manager still hopes that Daniel will be nominated for the world championships. "We would like it very much to see Daniel being nominated for the world championships," he said.

Daniel is quite happy about the outcome of the competition in Leira, Portugal. "We had good conditions, the sun was shining. All in all a great competition. A pity of course that it did not work out at the German Championships in Nuremberg. But that's sport. Always stay tuned" The distance in Leira now speaks for itself."

The British discus thrower Brett Mrose palced 2nd with 62.85m, followed by the South African thrower Victor Hogan 61.82m and Erik Cadée 60.90m.

Marco Fortes won the men's shot put competition with a new season best of 19.75m. He was followed by Yioser Toleda who tossed 19.66m and Carlos Tobalina, also a spanish shot putter who trew 19.44m.

Natalia Duco threw a new season best to take victory in the women's shot put event. She tossed the 4kg ball to 18.03m. Irina Rodrigues won the women's discus event with 60.14m.