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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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Nick and Kristo National Champions

Nick Percy won the Scottish Championships in discus yesterday with a 59.92m throw. Again Nick was throwing in the rain and really did not his it as well as he did in the pouring rain in Manchester few days ago when he threw 61.10m. Still, a good win for Nick and he has now thrown many meets around 60m and over and his average is better than ever, great stability and we are waiting on the big throw. Maybe it will come in his last meet of the year coming up soon The British Championships.

Kristo Galeta won the Estonian Championships in Tallinn in the shot put this weekend with a Championship Record of 19.96m. Kristo has also showed great stability this season and his average of the top 10 meets in this season is over 20m. Comparing that he had a PB of 20.13m last season that is outstanding improvement. Kristo will compete in the meet in Pärnu in Estonia on the 24th and after that come over here to Växjö 
on a short camp before going back for a meet in Tallinn on the 31st.

Congratulations to Nick and Kristo.

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 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
SHOT PUT
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
WEIGHT THROW
1 Nick Percy 20.52m