Time to throw Frydrych into the javelin equation

2011-05-09 22:57 Written by Administrator
Petr Frydrych

Some of the headlines after last Friday's Diamond League meeting in Doha revolved around the spectacular under-achievement of Norway's current Olympic, world and European javelin champion Andreas Thorkildsen, who finished a lowly fifth. However, very little mention was made of the Czech winner Petr Frydrych, who won with a toss of 85.32m/279-10, just a one measly centimetre below the best mark in the world at this early stage in the season Read more

German star de Zordo opens season in Doha

2011-05-06 11:09 Written by Administrator
Matthias de Zordo

Doha - Germany has great tradition in technical disciplines. Now it has such strong athletes like Malte Mohr in pole vault and Matthias de Zordo in javelin thrown who are always ready to grab medals from every meeting they compete. Read more

Wind on Andreas’ and Petr’s side

2011-05-05 22:14 Written by Administrator
Andreas Thorkildsen

Javelin stars Andreas Thorkildsen from Norway and Petr Frydrych from Czech Republic will both be lining up on Friday as the 2011 Diamond League season gets underway in Doha, Qatar. Read more

Czech javelin star Špotáková set for SPAR European Team Championships

2011-05-05 21:22 Written by Administrator
Barbora Špotáková

Czech Republic’s javelin world record holder and 2008 Olympic champion Barbora Špotáková has confirmed that she plans to be part of her country’s team at the 3rd SPAR European Team Championships in Stockholm, which will be held on 18-19 June. Read more

Spain’s Chilla gets ready to challenge the world’s best

2011-05-04 21:41 Written by Administrator
Mercedes Chilla of Spain.

Spain’s 2006 European Athletics Championships javelin bronze medalist Mercedes Chilla opened her year when she threw 60.62m on Saturday and the performance has given her plenty of optimism that she can improve on her national record when the weather gets warmer in the coming months. Read more