At today’s Lithuanian national championship some well known throwers participated. The most prominent one, the Olympic Champion Vrgilijus Alekan, competed in the men’s discus event. Unfortunately, his best attempt was measured only 55.37m and hence 5m below his season best. Usually when Alekna competes in the men’s discus, at least when he throws with his […]
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Hello everyone, after the article about Kanter joining the 300er club for throwing 300 times over 60m Throwholics was asked if they would know how many throwers have thrown above 70m up till now. The list of the 70m throwers: Thrower Competitions over 70m? Virgilijus Alekna 20 Gerd Kanter 14 Mac Wilkins 10 Imrich Bugár, […]
According to European Athletics it is a great week for Gerd Kanter. Currently, the European Athletics U23 Championships are in Tallinn, Estonia which is also the homeground for one of the best discus throwers of all time. On Tuesday Kanter joined the elite club of throwers who have thrown 300 times over 60m. In the throwing […]
The discus legend Virgilijus Alekna ends up with his career soon. It is now the second time Alekna announces his retirement. Already two years ago he stated that he will end his career after the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Luckily for the throwing world he changed his mind and continued to compete and inspired […]
During a bittersweet day for throwing fans, one man’s big throws were beaten by one throw in Hengelo. Sweet, in that the mighty Pole Piotr Malachowski rode the winds to a glorious PB and world leading throw of 71,84m (235′ 8″). Bitter, in that fan favorite and overall great guy Robert Harting’s win streak came […]
Robert Harting’s goal was it to get closer to the 70m during his next competitons. Two weeks ago he opened the season with 68,31m (224′ 1″) in Wiesbaden and was not really satisfied with his technique. Today in Eugene he won the Diamond League Meeting with impressive 69,75m (228′ 10″). Today at the 4th Diamond […]
Robert Harting won the Werfer Cup 2013 in Wiesbaden, Germany with useful 68,31m (224′ 1″) and made clear that one should count on him for the upcoming World Championships in Moscow, Russia. After the competition, Robert spoke with leichtathletik.de about his shape, motivation problems and a very special world record. You put yourself on the […]
Its done! WORLD REKORD from Jürgen Schult is Mine! Thanks to everybody who made it possible. Robert Harting just announced via his Twitter account @DerHarting that he is now the holder of the World Record for being unbeaten for the most days in a row. The previous record was held by Jürgen Schult with 1002 […]
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