Christoph Harting of Germany wins Gold in Men’s Discus Throw

Germany’s Christoph Harting won the gold medal in the Men’s Discus Throw event of Rio 2016 Olympics on Saturday.

Christoph Harting of Germany wins Gold in Men's Discus Throw

Christoph Harting won by a narrow margin with his final throw of 68.37m that passed Poland’s Piotr Małachowski best attempt of 67.55m.

Piotr Małachowski of Poland ended with a silver despite leading for much of the day.

Germany’s Daniel Jasinski won the bronze medal with a throw of 67.05 m.

The discus competition included 12 throwers in the final. Each was granted three attempts at a throw, and those with the top eight best distances getting three more. It turned out to be an absolute thrill.

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