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Centralia Hammer Meet 3 (WA) Results

At the latest Centralia hammer meet, junior Jordan Fong (Kentlake, Kent, WA) hit a big throw of 159’10” to win the girl’s competition, while Gabriella Frost (Interlake, Bellevue, WA) took second with a personal best. Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) won the boy’s competition.

The Editorial Page

Commentary on the world of throwing from Martin Bingisser.

The Diamond League Decathlon

Last month I brought to light a proposal for European Athletics to transform the decathlon and heptathlon into a new event: the octathlon. In criticising the plan I noted that it failed because European Athletics doesn’t have a clear idea of what they are trying to fix about the multi-events in the first place. Unlike European Athletics, decathlete Tom FitzSimons has a clear idea of the issues facing the multi-events and as a guest on his podcast this week we chatted about some ways to help the sport.

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» In Memory of the Greatest Hammer Thrower

A look back at the life of Olympic champion Harold Connolly.

» Diamond League Plans to Exclude the Hammer Throw

The sport’s biggest circuit left out one event: the hammer throw. The decision was a near death blow to the event.

» Saving the Hammer Throw

Discussing a proposal to change the hammer throw in order to save the sport.

» Great Moustaches in Throwing History

A whimsical look at some of the greatest facial hair in the history of the sport.

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