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• WLODARCZYK BACK ON TOP WHILE KIRT WINS AGAIN IN TURKU

A record attendance of 13,345 witnessed a high standard of competition across all international events at the IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting. The weather – with the temperature at 25C at the start and 21C at the end – made athletes’ lives easier too.

World and Olympic champion Anita Wlodarczyk returned to top form, winning the women’s hammer with a season’s best of 75.61m.

Estonia’s Magnus Kirt repeated his javelin victory from last year – and nearly even matched his winning distance. Kirt led from the start, opening with 86.92m. Olympic and European champion Thomas Röhler also started well, 86.33m, but didn’t improve in the next five rounds and was once again.

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