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Report08 Sep 2020

Mihambo leaps world-leading 7.03m in Dessau, Hynne breaks Norwegian 800m record in Rovereto

World champion Malaika Mihambo, competing off a shortened run-up, sailed out to a world-leading 7.03m to win the long jump at Anhalt 2020, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, in Dessau on Tuesday (8).

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Feature07 Sep 2020

Vetter joins Warholm, Duplantis and Crouser in race to break the next world record

Another week, another world record was seriously threatened.

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Report06 Sep 2020

Vetter threatens javelin world record with 97.76m throw in Silesia

Johannes Vetter threatened the world record in the javelin throw to highlight the Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Chorzow, Silesia, Poland, on Sunday (6).

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Report25 Aug 2020

Vetter beyond 90 metres again in Chorzow

Germany’s 2017 world champion Johannes Vetter dominated the javelin at the Orlen Kusocinski Memorial, winning with 90.86m at the World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting in Chorzow on Tuesday (25).

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Feature13 Aug 2020

Fighting and fit, Vetter finally ready to let fly again

Johannes Vetter joined a select club of javelin throwers when he unleashed his 91.49m throw at the Paavo Nurmi Games, the opening World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020, on Tuesday (11).

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Report11 Aug 2020

Vetter and Stahl break meeting records in Turku

Johannes Vetter produced his best throw for more than two years to win the javelin at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku on Tuesday (11), providing the highlight of the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020.

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Previews09 Aug 2020

Global stars converge on Turku for first Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020

It may be held at a later date than originally planned, but in a year that has already been filled with so much uncertainty, athletes and fans have just two more days to wait until the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020 – the Paavo Nurmi Games – takes place.

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Report01 Aug 2020

Big throws from Vetter and Stahl in Kuortane

Johannes Vetter produced the world’s best javelin throw since late January to win at the Kuortane Games, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, on Saturday (1).

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News27 Apr 2018

Miller-Uibo and Vetter teleconference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

With the 2018 IAAF Diamond League set to start in Doha on Friday 4 May, double Diamond Trophy winner Shaunae Miller-Uibo and world javelin champion Johannes Vetter spoke to the media via a teleconference on Thursday (26).

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News14 Mar 2018

Vetter and Röhler aim to rewrite Eugene javelin record – IAAF Diamond League

The two-year-old Prefontaine Classic and Hayward Field record in the men’s javelin is in serious jeopardy, as the two farthest throwers in the world lead the best field ever assembled in this event at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 25-26 May.

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Report11 Mar 2018

Vetter throws 92.70m at European Throwing Cup in Leiria

Johannes Vetter's 92.70m winning effort in the javelin throw highlighted the the second day of the European Throwing Cup in Leiria, Portugal, on Sunday (11).

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News06 Mar 2018

Paavo Nurmi Games javelin bonus: throw better than Finnish record, win an island

Organisers of the Paavo Nurmi Games are offering a one-of-a-kind incentive bonus this year to the winner of the men’s javelin competition: throw farther than the standing Finnish record of 93.09m and you’ll be handed the deed to an island.

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