Paweł Fajdek won the hammer throw competition in the Diamond League in Chorzów. The world champion improved the record of the series. The second was Wojciech Nowicki.
Paweł Fajdek scored 81.27m in his second attempt, which is a new Diamond League record. The previous record holder was also a Pole – Wojciech Nowicki (81.25 in June in Paris). The five-time world champion simultaneously claimed his eighth victory in the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, which this year is included in the prestigious Diamond League series for the first time.
Great throws on the agenda today for #SilesiaDL
His countryman ??Wojciech Nowicki places ? with 79.19m pic.twitter.com/gja8JLJr1I
— Beau Throws (@beau_throws) August 6, 2022
— Travis Miller (@travismillerx13) August 6, 2022
World champion, Pawel Fajdek ??, takes the victory in home soil after winning the hammer throw in #SilesiaDL with 81.27m
▪️Diamond League Record
2. Wojciech Nowicki ?? (79.19m)
3. Quentin Bigot ?? (78.83m) pic.twitter.com/LV73Vb8oxE
— Victor K Almeida ? (@AlmeidaVictorK) August 6, 2022
The women’s competition was won by Andersen. The world champion achieved her best result in the sixth attempt – 75.76m. Second place went to her compatriot Janee Kassanavoid – 74.89. Third in the Silesian Stadium was Malwina Kopron, who threw the hammer at 70.37 m in the first throw.