Global Cup - Discus

Per Capita Cup - Discus

carbon discus

Discus equipment

Besides absolute weight, it’s the weight distribution in a discus that counts.

Jurgen Schult of the GDR

Discus champions and records

The current world record for the men stands at 74.08m and is held by the German athlete (of the then GDR) Jurgen Schult. At 21 years, it’s one of Athletic...

Al Oerter of the USA
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Discus: the sport

The discus throw is an event in Field Athletics, in which an athlete throws a heavy disc (called a discus) in an attempt to mark a farther distance than his or her compet...