• Faydek Throws 80.88m to win hammer throw gold

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Poland's Pawel Faydek successfully defended his hammer throw world championships title on Sunday night at the IAAF World Athletics Championships In Beijing.

 

The 26-year-old Poll in third round took the lead with a throw of 80.64. In the next round Faydek improved his lead by throwing 80.88m. 

Dilshod Nazarov of Tajikistan took silver with a 78.55m, while Poland's Wojciech Nowicki surprisingly took bronze medal with a mark of  78.55m.

Men's Hammer Throw Final Results

OS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK Attempt 1 Attempt 2 Attempt 3 Attempt 4 Attempt 5 Attempt 6
1 Pawel Fajdek POL POL 80.88 76.40 X 80.64 80.88 79.34 78.29
2 Dilshod Nazarov TJK TJK 78.55 76.83 77.61 76.17 78.06 78.55 76.60
3 Wojciech Nowicki POL POL 78.55 76.14 76.73 77.20 X 75.80 78.55
4 Krisztián Pars HUN HUN 77.32 76.33 75.98 77.32 X 76.40 77.05
5 Sergej Litvinov RUS RUS 77.24 70.75 77.09 77.24 X 77.04 X
6 David Söderberg FIN FIN 76.92 76.92 74.75 75.70 75.48 75.32 75.19
7 Mostafa Elgamel EGY EGY 76.81 74.70 76.25 76.81 X X 75.77
8 Marcel Lomnický SVK SVK 75.79 73.71 74.36 75.62 75.79 75.72 74.82

 


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