Thomas Röhler is Europe's Athlete of the Month

Voted by his fans: Thomas Röhler has been selected as the athlete of the month in Europe. It is the first time that the javelin thrower won this title.

Decisive for his 400 Facebook Likes and Retweets on Twitter that brought Thomas Röhler the victory in the election, was his outstanding throw to 87.37 meters on May 20 at the World Challenge meeting in Ostrava (Czech Republic ).

Last weekend, he was able to increase this performance in front of his home crowd in Jena even more. With 87.91 meters he threw more than any other athlete in the world so far this season. It was the second-best throw of his career.

Source: by Alexandra Dersch