Legendary javelin thrower Seppo Räty recalled his performance at Finnkampen (a dual between Finland-Sweden, also known as Swerigekampen) where he was drunk during the competition and gulped more between attempts. “Finnish javeliners didn´t focus on match with Swedes, we took it with humor,” Räty reminded. The last time a Swedish thrower won the competition was […]
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ISTAF 2013, Berlin, 1. Seotember Germany star Robert Harting won the men’s discus with 69.02m (226′ 5″), close to his 2013 best of 69.91m (229′ 4″). Compatriot Martin Wierig completed a German 1-2 with his 66.73m. His best this year stands on 67.46m. Robert Urbanek (POL) was third with 64.97m. The most satisfying fact for him is probably […]
After a serious injury in her Achilles tendon, Mercedes Chilla, Spain’s javelin recordholder, is back to competition. After eleven months away from the runway, she come back in Valencia on April 27th with a best throw of 53m (173′ 10″); but last weekend, in her second competition this season she threw 58,06m (190′ 5″) on […]
Ashton Eaton broke another of his single event records yesterday. This time it was a shot put which he improved by 62cm – 15.40. Two weeks ago he set a new record in javelin, 66.64. It was almost 5 meters better than his previous best.
A 75-year old experienced athletics official died in hospital after being speared through the throat by a javelin at an athletics meet in the German city of Dusseldorf. The official at the city’s Wilhelm Unger Games for young athletes went to measure a javelin throw, but was hit by the javelin as it landed, according […]
The former world javelin champion Tero Pitkamäki won the Diamond League meet held in Stockholm. After a disappointing 5th place finish in London he took the end of his career under consideration. His winning throw was now measured beyond 85 meters – 86.98m. A throw that would have granted him the brightest award in London. […]
19-yrs old Keshorn Walcott who became the youngest ever winner of the Olympic javelin title expressed his desire to throw over 90 meters in couple of years. “I must work on my technique a lot. In next couple of years I get stronger and hopefully manage to throw over 90 meters,” Walcott said. Walcott, also […]
Finally the entry lists for the London Olympic Games are out! As a service for all our fans Throwholics cut the official list down to the throwing events. The final list of all THROWING EVENTS If you like to check the official list for the other events please visit this post HERE
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