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Niklas stops

Since the fall of 2007 Niklas Arrhenius has been a part of the Global Throwing Group. Now it is coming to an end. Niklas is contemplating retiring from being a professional athlete. Because of this, we have decided that we will no longer be working together.

Niklas has had an unbelievable career so far in the discus with the shot as his second event. His PB´s are 66.22m in the discus and 19.91m in the shot. During these years he has competed in multiple championships as EC, WC and OG. Niklas has also won the Swedish Championships in both events many times and has been very successful in the National meet against Finland, Finnkampen each year.

Niklas will be missed from our group as a great thrower but also as a person as he is always positive and supporting to the other guys. A true sportsmanship is his way of being.

I want to thank Niklas for all the years we have been working together and I wish him all the best of luck in the future with his family and working life.



"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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