Huge throw in women's discus - best result in 30 years!

The 2021 Olympic champion USA's Valarie Allman was on fire on Saturday in La Jolla California throwing a new North American discus record and the best result in women's discus in 30 years.
Etusuora: 09.04.2022 08:01Athletics
Huge throw in women's discus - best result in 30 years!
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USA's 27-year-old Valarie Allman is in an inspiring spring form. In her second competition of the season in Triton Invitational in La Jolla California Allman threw an impressive 71,46 - the best result in women's discus in more or less 30 years!

Last time a female was able to throw discus further was back in May 1992 when China's Xiao Yanling threw the current Asian record of 71,68 in Beijing, China. Allman improved her personal best as well as the North American and USA's record by 30 centimeters.

Statistics provided by: Tilastopaja

Valarie Allman (USA)

Born: 23.2.1995

Latest results

2023-06-02Kiekonheitto65.961.Golden Gala Pietro Mennea, final
2023-05-26Kiekonheitto68.391.USATF LA Grand Prix, final
2023-04-29Kiekonheitto68.201.Texas Invitational, final
2023-04-07Kiekonheitto70.251.Triton Invite, final
2023-04-01Kiekonheitto67.901.95th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, final
2022-09-11Kiekonheitto67.552.Memorial Boris Hanžeković, final
2022-09-08Kiekonheitto67.771.Weltklasse, final
2022-09-04Kiekonheitto70.061.ISTAF, final
2022-07-20Kiekonheitto68.303.18th World Athletics Championships, final
2022-07-18Kiekonheitto68.361.18th World Athletics Championships, heats

Personal and season bests

Painonheitto (indoor)21.42 (2018)
Moukarinheitto63.65 (2018)
Kiekonheitto71.46 (2022)70.25

The reigning Olympic champion Allman reached the all time 16th spot with her throw passing Croatia's discus legend Sandra Perkovic on the list. Womens' discus world record 76,80 was thrown by Germany's Gabriele Reinsch in 1988.

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