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Mesud, Marcus and Fanny to European Indoor Championships

Three GT athletes will compete this weekend in the EIC in Glasgow, GBR.

Mesud Pezer BOS, Marcus Thomsen NOR and Fanny Roos SWE. They have something very special in commen, all have won European Junior Championships in shot put. Mesud won the U20 meet in 2013 with a 6kg shot with 20.44m. Marcus won the same meet in 2017 with a throw of 21.36m. Fanny won the U23 EC in 2017 with 18.14m


  • MESUD PEZER 25 years old:
  • Personal Record, outdoor: 21.40m, indoor 21.15m
  • Seasonal best indoor: 20.99m
  • World list indoor 2019:  9
  • European list indoor 2019:  4


  • MARCUS THOMSEN 21 years old:
  • Personal Record, outdoor: 19.82m, indoor 20.58m
  • Seasonal best indoor: 20.58m
  • World list indoor 2019:  21
  • European list indoor 2019:  12


  • FANNY ROOS 24 years old:
  • Personal Record, outdoor: 18.68m, indoor 18.61m
  • Seasonal best indoor: 18.61m
  • World list indoor 2019:  8
  • European list indoor 2019:  5

Mesud was 7th in the EIC in 2017 with 20.37m. Fanny was then 4th with 18.13m. Last year Mesud ended up 5th in the WIC with 21.15m. This EIC is the first indoor championships for Marcus.

We wish the three athletes all the best of luck.



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Our athletes in 2019

1 Daniel Stahl 71.86m
2 Simon Pettersson 66.39m
3 Martin Kupper 65.30m
4 Niklas Arrhenius 64.56m
5 Nick Percy 62.09m
6 J Gardenkrans 59.50m
7 Mesud Pezer 57.31m
8 Marcus Thomsen 48.55m
1 Fanny Roos 56.89m
1 Mesud Pezer 21.48m
2 Kristo Galeta 20.76m
3 Marcus Thomsen 20.59m
4 Niklas Arrhenius 18.73m
1 Fanny Roos 19.06m
1 Nick Percy 20.52m