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Previews06 Jul 2018

Olympic champions Braz and Nazarov to highlight Brazilian Grand Prix

Olympic champions Thiago Braz and Dilshod Nazarov top the bill of the 33rd Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa, the only Latin American stop of the IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, on Sunday (8) in Bragança Paulista, in the region of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Report08 Jul 2017

Nazarov collects fourth Asian hammer title in Bhubaneswar

The appearance of Olympic hammer champion Dilshod Nazarov was one of the highlights of the Asian Championships, and the towering thrower didn't disappoint the crowd gathered at Kalinga Stadium on the third day of the championships in Bhubaneswar, India, on Saturday (8).

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News21 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – throws

In the fourth part of our 2016 year-end review series, statisticians A. Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best throws performances of the year.

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Series29 Aug 2016

First impressions – Dilshod Nazarov

Dilshod Nazarov made history last month in Rio by claiming Tajikistan’s first ever gold medal at an Olympic Games. Here the hammer ace responds to our first impressions questions.

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Report19 Aug 2016

Report: men's hammer final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

It might not go down as a classic contest, but after pre-competition favourite Pawel Fajdek crashed out in qualifying, Tajikistan’s Dilshod Nazarov took his chance with aplomb.

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Previews07 Aug 2016

Preview: men's hammer – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Pawel Fajdek starts this event as one of the biggest favourites for an athletics gold medal in Rio on the back of a 29-strong winning streak, the Pole having suffered his last loss in March last year.

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Report23 Aug 2015

Report: men's hammer final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Pawel Fajdek, one of the warmest favourites at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015, lived up to his billing to claim a commanding victory with a best of 80.88m and become the third man in history to retain this title.

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Report22 Jul 2015

Nazarov takes last-round hammer win in Karlstad

Asian champion Dilshod Nazarov notched up his second successive IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge victory of the season, taking a last-gasp win at the Karlstad Grand Prix on Wednesday (22).

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Report18 Jul 2015

Nazarov and Bespalova triumph at Znamensky Memorial

Tajikistan's Dilshod Nazarov, currently number two on the 2015 world lists, had his second-best competition of the season when he threw 78.29m to claim the victory at the Znamensky Memorial, part of the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, in Zhukovsky on Saturday (18).

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News10 Apr 2015

European champions Wlodarczyk and Pars lead the hammer fields in Ostrava

As has become traditional, the men's and women's hammer events will be held the day before the main meeting at Ostrava Golden Spike meeting, which is part of the IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, on 25 May.

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Report27 Sep 2014

Mohammed gets the 2014 Asian Games athletics off to a historic start

United Arab Emirates distance runner Alia Saeed Mohammed took more than 40 seconds off her own 10,000m national record, clocking 31:51.86, to become the first athletics gold medallist at the 2014 Asian Games in the South Korean city of Inchon on Saturday (27).

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Feature17 Sep 2014

Nazarov’s long and bumpy road to becoming one of the world’s top hammer throwers

On a dusty track occupied by armed soldiers and military hardware in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe just a matter of weeks after civil war broke out, Dilshod Nazarov weaved in and out of armoured tanks and personnel carriers.

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