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05/16/08

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TEHRAN, May 14 (Mehr News Agency)-- Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi attained the third place of the recent world's top list.




The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) released its monthly list of the best, in which Hadadi was third.

Hadadi clinched the gold medal last week in the 11th Qatar Athletics Super Grand Prix at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium.

Iranian discus thrower threw a world class 67.20 meters and won the championship and became the only Asian participant to win gold.

 

Discus Throw 2008

World Record 74.08 Jürgen Schult (GDR) - Neubrandenburg, 06/06/1986

Mark Athlete Nation DOB Pos Venue Date
71.88 Gerd Kanter  Estonia 06/05/1979 1c1 Salinas, CA 08/05/2008
70.38       1 Chula Vista, CA 02/05/2008
68.68 Virgilijus Alekna  Lithuani 13/02/1972 1 Vilnius 24/04/2008
67.20 Ehsan Hadadi  Iran 20/01/1985 1 Doha 09/05/2008

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