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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 71.29m

Simon Pettersson
Discus Throw
PB 65.84

Martin Kupper
Discus Throw
PB 66.67m

Jakob Gardenkrans
Discus Throw
PB 63.63m

Niklas Arrhenius
Discus Throw
PB 66.22m

Mesud Pezer
Shot Put
PB 21.40m

Kristo Galeta
Shot Put
PB 20.13m

Marcus Thomsen
Shot Put
PB 19.82m

Fanny Roos
Shot Put
PB 18.68m


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