Last year began friidrottstävlingen Paavo Nurmi Games to have a markkontrakt to a Finnish island in the pot in one of the branches. As a bonus for the winner in the men's javelin on a cast over tävlingsrekordet.
In this year's competition in Turku on 11 June, another branch of the same concept: the men's discus.
, who threw three throws over 70 metres and set a new världsårsbästa (70,56) in Friday's Diamond League premiere, would be happy to throw home on a private island.
”It would be great to jump in and swim directly into the sea from the sauna. I have not experienced the than in Finland. The cottage (on the island), I would also like where possible to stay in during the winter, and big enough to have over friends and family,” says 26-year-old, whose mother is from Turku, granny and relatives still live, in a press release from the International association of athletics federations (IAAF).
in Order to secure the contract to one of the islands in the Turku archipelago, must EM - and world CHAMPIONSHIPS silver medalist Ståhl, who has a personal record on the 71,29, winning and setting a new meet record in the heats. The current record is held by american Mac Wilkins threw 70,98 in Helsinki in 1980, according to the IAAF.
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