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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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Jakob throws well in his first meet with new technique

Jakob Gardenkrans threw a seasonal best of 57.34m today in Skruv in Sweden and won the meet. The result is fine as it is his first meet with the none reverse technique that we decided to use from the Turkey camp. Jakob was unlucky to twist his ankle in the first session after we decided to do so and it threw him off two to three weeks in his training. But, he is back and stronger and bigger than ever and this start today was great in totally dead air and he managed to throw three throws around 55.50m before throwing a great throw of 57.34m in the last round. The best thing was that he broke the stadium record in that throw that was 56.68m held by his coach, ha,ha.

GREAT DAY for Jakob and I am very happy with his possibilities now to get better.

VH

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