• Włodarczyk sets hammer throw world record

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Poland's Anita Włodarczyk broke her own world hammer throw record at Kamili Skolomwskiej Memorial in Poland on Saturday, August 1. 

The 2009 world champion  Włodarczyk in her second round threw a massive  81.08m beating her old world record of  79.83 from June.

The two time European champion Włodarczyk is the first women in history to throw hammer farther  than 80m.

Here is  Włodarczyk serie from  Kamili Skolomwskiej Memorial - X 81.08 WL PB 79.07 78.53 76.61 77.83.

Poland's Piotr Malachowski set a new world leading mark in the men's discus. Olympic silver medalist Malachowski in the openning round threw 68.29m beating former Olympic champion Gerd Kanter of Estonia who threw 64.08m.

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