After a wonderful season in 2016 where she took silver medal in the discus throw at the Olympic Games, Mélina Robert-Michon of France got off to a great start to the season at the European Throwing Cup in Las Palmas taking gold with 62.35m.
Julian Weber won gold at the European Throwing Cup with a great 85.85m throw. He's already looking forward to the World Championships later this year and to the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships held in his home country
Hungary's Anita Marton won shot put gold at the European Throwing Cup with a 18.05m following her triumph at the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships.
Austria's Lukas Weißhaidinger showed great improvement and had the "best discus competition of his career" after winning gold at the European Throwing Cup in Las Palmas. He also achieved the qualifying standards for the World Champs in London with his best throw of 65.73m.
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