Javelin: Thorkildsen won at Doha

Norway's Andreas Thorkildsen won the men's Javelin contest at the Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix meet in Doha on Friday, with a throw measuring 87.59 metres. Igor Janik from Poland placed second with  83.21m.

Mike Hazle from the US, came third with 82.21m.

This was the season opener for Thorkildsen.

Norway's Jaysuma Saidy Ndure won and set a new Norwegian record on the men's 100 metre dash at the same meet.

The new record is 10.01 seconds. Ndure also had the old record of 10.06, set in Stuttgart last year.


Rolleiv Solholm




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