Morné Moolman breaks South African youth javelin record

2011-06-08 22:19 Written by Administrator
Morné Moolman threw 81.37m, a new youth javelin record

At the Southern Regional African Youth Championships, held on May 28-29th, 2011 in Windhoek, Namibia, Morné Moolman of South Africa won the men's javelin throw with 81.37m, a new South African youth javelin record. The previous youth record was 81.07m by Robert Oosthuizen set in 2003. Read more

Excellent marks in Riga from Latvian javelin stars Vasilevskis and Muze

2011-06-03 17:49 Written by Administrator
Vadim Vasilevskis

Latvia’s 2011 world-leading javelin thrower Vadim Vasilevskis, the 2004 Olympic Games javelin silver medallist, confirmed his good shape with 85.12m at the Riga Cup meeting on Thursday. Read more

African record holder Viljoen aiming high

2011-06-03 10:28 Written by Administrator
Sunette Viljoen

Eugene, USA - African Javelin Throw record holder Sunette Viljoen, who competes in the fourth leg of the 14 meeting 2011 Samsung Diamond League in Eugene on Saturday, is very proud of the fact that she has won two Commonwealth Games gold medals, three African titles, and is also the reigning World Student Games champion. Read more

Slovenia’s Ratej throws world-leading mark in the javelin

2011-05-31 10:56 Written by Administrator
Slovenian javelin thrower Martina Ratej

Slovenian javelin thrower Martina Ratej, a finalist at both the 2009 World Championships and 2010 European Athletics Championships, achieved a 2011 world-leading distance of 65.89m on home soil in at the Slovenska Bistrica meeting on Sunday. Read more

Jones breaks U17 record, Sayers cracks 60m

2011-05-30 09:47 Written by Administrator
Goldie Sayers at the 2008 Olympics

Olympic fourth-placer Goldie Sayers produced one of the highlights on the first day of the CAU Inter-Counties Championships in Bedford, throwing her best ever season opener of 61.61m to win the javelin. What made the performance all the more impressive was the fact that Sayers underwent surgery just eight weeks ago. Read more