The discus throw dates back thousands of years. The object is to throw the disc as far as possible using various alterations in technique. Both men and women will be competing in this discipline. Someone will be hoping to emulate American athlete Al Oerter, who won four consecutive discus gold medals (1956, 1960, 1964, 1968)!

Robert Harting - Champion Discus Thrower

A tribute to Robert Harting - one of the best discus throwers in the world. Harting has been dominating the sport since 2007, including winning three World Championships.

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