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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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Marcus with another outdoor PB

Marcus Thomson competed in a strong meet in Luxembourg yesterday and improved his outdoor PB since two days ago in Göteborg from 20.28m that he had there to 20.46m. Marcus has only once thrown farther than that and that was this winter indoors when he had 20.58m. Marcus is just getting better and better and had a 17m standing throw in the warm up yesterday and 21m with full spin. That shows that more is to be expected from him soon. It is still a possibility that he would go to the WC in Doha but the qualification standard is 20.70m. That would be a big bonus and we see what happens. He has until 6 September to do it.
We congratulate Marcus on his new outdoor PB.

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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 Nick Percy 62.09m
5 Niklas Arrhenius 62.02m
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