Sport OJ of Tokyo - Athletics: Tavernier skilled with hammer

04:40  01 august  2021
04:40  01 august  2021 Source:   sport365.fr

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Despite winning silver in hammer throw at the 2018 CWG, he decided to switch focus to discus and consistently threw 65m in 2019 and 2020. 'With discus you don't reach your maximum strength or potential until you've had over 10 years of training.' In 2018 season, won at Golden Spike event and at Bislett Games. Won Junior WCh in 2010. In 2017 and 2018 he was named Male Athlete of the Year in Lithuania. Most memorable achievement was winning gold at the 2017 World Championships in London, England.

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for a small centimeter at its second trial during qualifications, Alexandra Tavernier has ensured its place in the final of the hammer throw.

In the aftermath of the failure of Melina Robert-Michon on the disc, Alexandra Tavernier assured for the France team. Engaged in the hammer's throw qualifications, Annecy's native responded even if she had to resume at twice to reach the limit set at 73.51m. While it has improved this season its record of France with 75.38m on the occasion of the French Long Lance Championships, the bronze medalist during the World Championships in 2015 in Beijing needed two trials to exceed This line of qualification . While the Polish Anita Wlodarczyk has not lost time with a throw at 76.99m from his first try, Alexandra Tavernier took his marks with a hammer up to 72.34m. But, a few minutes after the American Qualification Brooke Andersen (74.00m), the French validated his ticket for the final, scheduled during the evening session of this Tuesday ... for a centimeter! While the machine fell on the line, the jet was finally measured at 73.51m. " In the second try, I thought I was still going to stay a turn more but a centimeter, it's always better than 49 ," said Alexandra Tavernier to France Télévisions. It must also be known that this is the first time that the minima are as high, one meter more than usually so it hurts the face. That too, you have to digest it. direction the finale, we will recover and debrief because it is not necessarily very beautiful today (Sunday) but the important thing is to pass because it is the most trapping . We can have surprises, we saw it on the disc with Melina Robert-Michon. The finale is another competition, another day and another moment. I'm ready, all the seers are green and I just have to launch. »

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