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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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Global Throwing athletes

Daniel Ståhl
Discus Throw
PB 71.89m

Simon Pettersson
Discus Throw
PB 66.39m

Sven Martin Skagestad
Discus Throw
PB 65.20m

Jakob Gardenkrans
Discus Throw
PB 63.63m

Niklas Arrhenius
Discus Throw
PB 66.22m

Fanny Roos
Shot Put
PB 19.06m

Kristo Galeta
Shot Put
PB 20.76m

Marcus Thomsen
Shot Put
PB 21.01m




Coach Vésteinn Hafsteinsson Elite Discus educational materials and much more. All lectures are available on the CoachTube platform. Click here for more info.


Global Throwing statistics

Since 2004, our athletes have won 23 medals from major championships

3 from Olympic Games
from World Championships
5 from European Championships
2 from African Championships
5 from World University Games 

National records owned by GT

Gerd Kanter - discus record 73.38m
Daniel Ståhl - discus record 71.29m
Joachim B. Olsen - shot put record 21.63m
Mesud Pezer - shot put record 21.40m
Omar El Ghazaly - discus record 66.58m
Fanny Roos - shot put record 18.68m
Helga M. Þorsteinsdóttir - heptathlon record 5878 points
Vésteinn Hafsteinsson - discus record 67.64m