Kanter Goes for Gold, Sprinter and Hurdler for Final Berths

8/13/2014 9:33 AM
Category: Sports

Today, eight Estonian track and field athletes will be in competition at the European championships in Zurich.

Gerd Kanter, who hurled his discus 65.79 meters on the first try and easily qualified on Tuesday, will be going for a medal today. He's considered the country's best hope, along with Rasmus Mägi.

Mägi, the 400-meter hurdles star, will be vying for the spot in the final, and so is Marek Niit, who set an Estonian record yesterday in the qualifier, in the 400 meter run.

The athletes in the line of fire, along with times:

Andres Raja, men's decathlon: 110 m hurdles (third heat) 11:20
discus (second group) 13:03
pole vault 14:40
javelin 18:58
1500 m 21:36

Maris Mägi
Women's 400 m hurdles (third preliminary heat) 12:15

Liina Tšernov
Women's 800 m (second preliminary heat) 13:31

Kati Ojaloo
Women's hammer (B group preliminary) 15:35

Rasmus Mägi
Men's 400 m hurdles (third semi-final) 19:09

Marek Niit
Men's 400 m (semi-final) 19:54

Gerd Kanter
Men's discus (final) kell 21:35

Martin Kupper
Men's discus (final) kell 21:35

 


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