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• Röhler throws sensational 91.28m in Javelin at Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku

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Germany's Javelin thrower Thomas Rohler threw a massive 91.28m adding almost two meters to his previous personal best mark at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland on Wednesday, June 29.

The 4th place finisher at last year's world championships in Beijing Roghler showed had a phenomenal javelin throw series as he manage to throw over 90m twice in totally packed stadium in Turku. 
 
Rohler opened the meet with a solid 85.81m, which followed by an impressive 89.28m in round two.  In the following round the 24-year-old Rohler shocked the crowd as he threw 91.28m to set a new personal best, a new meeting record and a new world lead. Rohler continued to entertain the crowd in round 5 as he landed the 800g heavy javelin at 91.04m mark. 
 
Röhler's mark of 91.28m puts him in the 11th position in world all time list and 3rd position in all time rank in Germany. 

Men's Javelin Results

Rank Name / Nation Result
1 Thomas Röhler
GER
91,28 PB
2 Julian Weber
GER
86,83 PB
3 Antti Ruuskanen
FIN
83,10
4 Tero Pitkämäki
FIN
83,03
5 Andreas Hofmann
GER
82,67
6 Ahmed Bader Magour
QAT
80,82
7 Teemu Wirkkala
FIN
80,57 SB
8 Ari Mannio
FIN
79,70
9 Tanel Laanmäe
EST
79,22
Ihab Abdelrahman
EGY
NM



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