Obergföll shows class in difficult conditions at German Champs

2011-07-25 18:17 Written by Administrator
Christina Obergföll

Despite cool and wet conditions, the performance of the day on the German Championships in Kassel on Sunday came from Christina Obergföll who dominated the Javelin Throw with a winning mark of 68.86m, a championships’ record. Read more

Laasma lifts Estonia with a fairy tale farewell

2011-07-25 18:10 Written by Administrator
Liina Laasma

Liina Laasma snatched the women’s javelin title with her very last throw of the penultimate event on the final day of the 21st European Athletics Junior championships. Read more

Russell breaks Canadian javelin record at Toronto track meet

2011-07-14 20:09 Written by Administrator
Scott Russell

2008 Olympian Scott Russell broke the Canadian javelin throwing record Wednesday at the Toronto International Track and Field Games. The Brennan high school grad recorded a distance of 84.81 metres on his third throw, beating his own six-year-old Canadian record of 84.41 metres set in 2005. Read more

Thorkildsen deals well with the slippery conditions

2011-07-11 08:05 Written by Administrator
Andreas Thorkildsen

Thorkildsen’s winning 88.30m effort came in the third round of a Javelin Throw competition inhibited by the conditions, and three of his four other efforts were better than anyone else could manage – 86.99m for a first round lead, and fourth and fifth rounds of 85.99 and 87.43. Read more

Nemeth Javelins dominate the final at the World Youth Championships

2011-07-07 22:38 Written by Administrator
Christin Hussong

Lille, France - The outstanding favourite to win the Girls’ Javelin Throw final here in Lille after setting a new World Youth leading 56.76 in her opening effort to automatically qualify yesterday, Christin Hussong put together the best series of her young career in tonight’s final, a competition in which she threw no fewer than three times over 57 metres! Read more