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Christopher Harting brings discus victory with strong 68.06

Christopher Harting Discus Thrower Christoph Harting in action. Photo: Hendrik Schmidt

In the last test of the 25-year-old Berliner was able to still leave the world champion Piotr Malachowski from Poland (66.52 meters) behind. The Olympic standard for Rio had Harting II. Already ticked off the thrower meeting in Halle.

darter Matthias de Zordo had finished at the start of the athletics meeting his first competition after three years of injury without a valid test. “I am bent and could not show what has been indicated in the training,” the world champion in 2011.

De Zordo explained sidelined long after an Achilles tendon injury. His hopes of qualifying for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are the 28-year-old Magdeburg still not on. His next start option is the meeting on 4 June in Jena.

The javelin victory at Anhalt meeting at Paul Greifzu Stadium went to Lars Hamann. The Dresdner surpassed with 85.67 meters for the first time the Olympic standard of 83 meters.

Sprinter Julian Reus presented in 10.18 seconds a meeting record in the 100 meters on. For Rio norm but the German record holder from TV Wattenscheid 01 was two hundredths of a second.

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