Hammer thrower Mergen Mammadov could not reach the finals of the Tokyo Olympics

Hammer thrower Mergen Mammadov could not reach the finals of the Tokyo Olympics

The only representative of Turkmenistan in the hammer throw tournament at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Mergen Mammadov, was unable to reach the final. The athlete performing in qualification group B showed the 15th result - 67.53 meters. This was not enough to get into the list of 12 participants in decisive starts.

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The best result in qualification was shown by Pole Wojciech Nowicki - 79.78 meters. In second place is American Rudy Winkler - 78.81. The third place at the preliminary stage was taken by the Norwegian Eyvind Henriksen, who threw a hammer 78.79 meters.

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