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Castorama

Usually at the end of the season in Sweden we do Castorma. It is when throwers compete in shot, javelin, discus and hammer and get points for each event from a specific scoring table.

Today Fanny Roos and Simon Pettersson did it in Uppsala, Sweden. Both did new personal records.

Fanny: Shot 18.01m, javelin 39.43m, discus 52.40m, hammer 54.43m = 3.725 points

Simon: Shot 17.50m, javelin 57.37m, discus 62.02m, hammer 54.04m = 3.591 points

Great day for both Fanny and Simon. They will do it again in Växjö, Sweden on Saturday. After that Fanny is going into her rest period of 3-4 weeks and Simon will have his last meet in Tallinn at Gerd Kanter meet on 13th September.

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Our athletes in 2020

DISCUS THROW
 
1 Daniel Ståhl 70.25m  
2 Simon Pettersson 67.10m  
3 Niklas Arrhenius 64.14m  
4 S. M. Skagestad 63.35m  
5 J. Gardenkrans 59.92m  
6 Nick Percy 58.25m  
       
1 Fanny Roos 54.50m  
2 Daniella Persson 50.97m  
SHOT PUT
 
1 Marcus Thomsen 21.03m  
2 S. M. Skagestad 17.15m  
       
1 Fanny Roos 18.77m