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Daniel, Simon and Fanny to the final

European Championships 2nd stay started with men discus and women shot qualifications.

Daniel Stahl had a quick day with a first round 67.07m throw and winning the qualification.

Simon Pettersson threw 64.82m in the 2nd round and was also 2nd in the qualification behind Daniel. Very strong performance from Simon.

Fanny Roos also had an easy day with 17.71m qualification in the first round.

It was vey good to see Gerd Kanter qualify in the first round . Very impressive, as Gerd has now qualified to every major championships final since 2005!

Finals will be held tomorrow evening.


"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.


Our athletes in 2019

1 Mesud Pezer 20.70m
2 Marcus Thomsen 20.58m
1 Fanny Roos 18.61m