• Vetter surprises with massive 88.23m Javelin PB in Kuortane

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Germany's Johannes Vetter threw an impressive 88.23m to beat talent stacked field at the 2016 Kuortane Games in Finland on Saturday, June 25.

Despite an unsuccessful 79.16m attempt in the opening round, the 7th place finisher at last year's world championships, Johannes Vetter,  shocked his rivals with an impressive toss of 88.23m for the win.  Anti Ruuskanen, the former world championships medalist, took second with a new season's best of 86.90m, while Beijing world championships silver medalist and 2016 world season leader Thomas Rohler of Germany threw 86.30m for third.

 Former world champion Tero Pitkamaki of Finland took fourth place with a season's best mark of 85.35m.

See men's javelin throw Results here| Full meet results here

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