Coaching & Management Vésteinn Hafsteinsson RSS

Subscribe to our newsletter

GT Management

"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.

 

You are here

Gerd Kanter’s farewell competition and conference

There were more than 3000 people at Kadriorg stadium last Thursday, where Gerd Kanter had his last competition. It was the highest-level meet possible, as world season 2018 top 3 best throwers were in Tallinn - Daniel Stahl 69.72m, Fedrick Dacres 69.67m and Andrius Gudzius 69.59m.

Difficult wind conditions influenced the results - top3 were Daniel Stahl 64.91m, Andrius Gudzius 64.89m and Fedrick Dacres 64.76m. They were followed by Robert Urbanek 60.92m, Martin Kupper 60.46m, Gerd Kanter 60.22m, Piotr Malachowski 59.80m, Ola Stune Isene 59.46m, Martin Wierig 59.25m, Simon Pettersson 59.04m, Hannes Kirchler 58.77m and Daniel Jasinski 55.82m. Long video from the meet can be viewed here.

Kanter’s farewell competition on Thursday was preceded by a special Gerd Kanter Legacy Conference at the Tallinn Film Festival which elicited an excellent response among the attendees.

The conference featured an excellent roster of speakers who all had an active role in Kanter’s career including Vésteinn Hafsteinsson, Raul Rebane, Indrek Tustit, Hans Üürike, Magnus Kirt and Robert Harting. Conference was held in english and can be viewed here 

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 70.56m
2 Martin Kupper 65.30m
3 Nick Percy 62.09m
4 Simon Pettersson 61.50m
5 Niklas Arrhenius 61.38m
6 J Gardenkrans 57.34m
     
1 Fanny Roos 54.00m
SHOT PUT
1 Mesud Pezer 21.08m
2 Marcus Thomsen 20.58m
3 Kristo Galeta 19.83m
4 Niklas Arrhenius 18.20m
     
1 Fanny Roos 18.88m
WEIGHT THROW
1 Nick Percy 20.52m