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Encyclopedia > Gerd Kanter
Medal record

Gerd Kanter
Competitor for  Estonia
Men's athletics
World Championships
Silver 2005 Helsinki Discus throw
European Championships
Silver 2006 Gothenburg Discus throw

Gerd Kanter (born May 6, 1979) is an Estonian discus thrower. He competed at the 2004 Olympics, but didn't reach the final. 2005 was his breakthrough year as he won silver medals at the World Championships and World Athletics Final, took home a victory in the European Cup and won the World University Games. He also threw more than 70 metres for the first time. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Estonia_(bordered). ... A womens 400 metre hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... Official logo The 19th European Championships in Athletics were held in Gothenburg, Sweden, between August 7 and August 13, 2006. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... For the song by The Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... Statue of discus thrower in Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark For alternate meanings, see Discus. ... The Discus throw at the 2004 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program will be held at the Athens Olympic Stadium. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... The 3rd IAAF World Athletics Final was held at the Stade Louis II, in Monte Carlo, Monaco on September 9, and September 10, 2005. ... The Universiade is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes, by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). ...


On September 4th 2006, in Helsingborg, Sweden, Kanter threw more than 70 metres in four different rounds (69.46 - 72.30 - 70.43 - 73.38 - 70.51 - 65.88). The best mark of 73.38 m was the third best in history – only Jürgen Schult (74.08 m, 1986) and Virgilijus Alekna (73.88 m, 2000) have thrown further. Helsingborg in Sweden Helsingborg is located in the southernmost part of Sweden, called SkÃ¥ne, and has a population of 91,600. ... Jürgen Schult (born May 11, 1960 in Amt Neuhaus, Lower Saxony) is a German track and field athlete, who represented East Germany in the 1988 Olympic competition in the discus throw on October 1, 1988, where he won the gold medal. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Virgilijus Alekna is a famous Lithuanian athlete. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Achievements

Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 68.57
Universiade İzmir, Turkey 1st 65.29
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 2nd 66.01
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd 68.03
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 68.47

2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... Founded 1550 Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area[1] - Of which land - Rank 185. ... The 2005 Summer Universiade, also known as the XXIII Summer Universiade, took place in Izmir, Turkey. ... Ä°zmir (Ottoman Turkish: إزمير Ä°zmir, Greek: Σμύρνη SmýrnÄ“, Armenian: Ô»Õ¦Õ´Õ«Ö€ Izmir, Italian: Smirne, Ladino: Izmir, without the Turkish dotted I) is the third most populous city of Turkey and the countrys largest port after Ä°stanbul. ... The 3rd IAAF World Athletics Final was held at the Stade Louis II, in Monte Carlo, Monaco on September 9, and September 10, 2005. ... Monte Carlo is a very wealthy section of the city-state of Monaco known for its casino, gambling, beaches, glamour, and sightings of famous people. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Official logo The 19th European Championships in Athletics were held in Gothenburg, Sweden, between August 7 and August 13, 2006. ... Location of Gothenburg in northern Europe Coordinates: Country Sweden County Västra Götaland County Province Västergötland Charter 1621  - Mayor Göran Johansson Area    - City 450 km²  (174 sq mi)  - Water 14. ... The 4th IAAF World Athletics Final was held at the Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion in Stuttgart, Germany on September 9 and September 10, 2006. ... City Center seen from Weinsteige Road Stuttgart Palace Square - New Palace Solitude Palace The 1956 TV Tower U.S. Army Kelley Barracks Stuttgart [], located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of 591,528 (as of April 2006) in the city...

External links

  • IAAF profile for Gerd Kanter

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Üliõpilasleht (3518 words)
EBSi magistriastmes ärijuhtimist tudeeriv Kanter heitis ainsana üle 65 meetri (65.29) ning kulla väärilised olid ka kõik teised mõõtmisele läinud katsed.
Gerd Kanter võtab sportimise kõrvalt ülikoolis käimist varuvariandina, juhuks, kui sportlaskarjääriga midagi juhtuma peaks.
Enim huvi pakub ilmselt kergejõustikuprogramm, eriti ketta heide, kus teineteiselt võtavad mõõtu Gerd Kanter (TTÜ Kõrgem Majanduskool) ja Aleksander Tammert (pildil; Audentese Ülikool).
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