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Previews07 Aug 2016

Preview: women's discus – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Sandra Perkovic is a clear favourite in the women’s discus at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, having won in London four years ago and dominated the event so far in 2016.

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News24 Dec 2015

2015 end-of-year reviews – throws

Statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best throwing performances of the year.

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Feature24 Oct 2015

Caballero has twin goals for 2016 – Rio gold and a national record

After joining the list of Cuba's world champions at the IAAF World Championships, Being 2015, Denia Caballero now has big goals for the next year's Olympic Games.

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Report25 Aug 2015

Report: women’s discus final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Denia Caballero did not take long to clinch Cuba’s first-ever gold medal in the women’s discus. On her first attempt, the fourth throw of the competition, she produced a massive 69.28m effort which stood up for the rest of the competition.

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Report25 Jun 2015

Fajdek triumphs in Turku

Poland’s world hammer champion Pawel Fajdek extended his winning streak to nine competitions when he won at the Paavo Nurmi Games, an IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting, with 80.71m in front of a capacity crowd of 12,000 in the Finnish city of Turku on Thursday (25).

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Report27 Nov 2014

Moreno bids farewell on top, Silva over 4.60m at Central American and Caribbean Games

Cuba’s three-time world champion Yipsi Moreno ended a successful career on a high note by breaking her own Games record in the hammer to provide one of the main highlights of the first four days of the athletics at the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Xalapa, Mexico.

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Report25 Jun 2014

Pars triumphs in Turku to extend his unbeaten streak

Olympic champion Krisztian Pars continued his unbeaten streak in this season’s IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge with a winning throw of 79.83m at the 52nd edition of Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland, on Wednesday (25).

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