Anderson Peters wins javelin at Doha 2019 World Athletics Championships Doha 2019
DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 06: Anderson Peters of Grenada competes in the Men's Javelin final during day ten of 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 at Khalifa International Stadium on October 06, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for IAAF)

World champion Anderson Peters enjoyed a good day at a local meet in St. Georges, Grenada on Saturday (1 Aug).

Peters, who was competing in his first meet since winning the Doha 2019 world title, threw 80.50m in the javelin.

Meanwhile, in Weinheim, Germany, sprinter Denis Almaz improved to excellent European lead of 10.08 (+1.4m/s wind) at Kurpfalz Gala meet.

It is the fastest time by a German sprinter since 2016. Yannick Wolf also ran a personal best 10.27 second while third went to Italian Luca Lai 10.33 (10.32 in heats).

Rebekka Haase won women’s 100m in 11.32. She ran 11.22 (+0.7m/s wind) in heats.

Robin Erewa clocked 20.67 (-0.5) in the 200m and Erik Balnuweit 13.67 (+0.6) hurdles.

Julian Howard won long jump 8.06m (+0.3) ahead of French Augustin Bey 8.03m (+0.5) outdoor PB.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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