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"How to Become an Olympic Champion" is a video series by coach Vésteinn Hafsteinsson on example of Discus Throw legend Gerd Kanter. The first video series puts focus on Olympic Lifting for Throwers. Click here for more info.

 

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Coach V Pro Tip - Marcus Thomsen 19.57m PB

CoachV ProTip: Here are some great tips from coach Vésteinn Hafsteinsson on Marcus Thomsen  indoor PB 19.57m.

This is a good overall effort by Marcus in his first indoor meet of the year and a huge indoor PB.
There are still some things to improve on:

1. Marcus is falling over a bit with his upper body in the sprint due to a little rushy start.
2. He should have the left arm little higher or parallel to the ground when the right leg sweeps forward.
3. It would make his wrap stronger.
4. That would then get his left leg faster down.
5. That would give Marcus a faster reaction on the right to get more speed of release and a farther throw.

There is definitely more to come from the European Junior Champion soon!

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CONFERENCE

European Shot Put Conference takes place in Tallinn, Estonia from 8-10 November 2019 and will be highlighted by lectures and practical demonstrations from some of the most renowned athletes and coaches associated with the event. Click here for programme and registration info.

 

Our athletes in 2019

DISCUS THROW
1 Daniel Stahl 71.86m
2 Martin Kupper 65.30m
3 Simon Pettersson 65.03m
4 Nick Percy 62.09m
5 Niklas Arrhenius 62.02m
6 J Gardenkrans 59.50m
7 Mesud Pezer 57.31m
8 Marcus Thomsen 48.55m
     
1 Fanny Roos 55.67m
SHOT PUT
1 Mesud Pezer 21.48m
2 Kristo Galeta 20.76m
3 Marcus Thomsen 20.58m
4 Niklas Arrhenius 18.50m
     
1 Fanny Roos 18.88m
WEIGHT THROW
1 Nick Percy 20.52m