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Kanter Hurls to Gold

Estonian Gerd Kanter becomes his country's first Olympic champion and denies Alekna his third consecutive Olympic win. Malachowski sits in first place after three rounds with a throw of 67.82m, but Kanter answers in the fourth round with an unbeatable toss of 68.82m. Alekna picks up the bronze medal to add to his two previous Olympic golds. Athletics Discus Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Gerd Kanter (EST), Piotr Malachowski (POL), Virgilijus Alekna (LTU).

ALEKNA, Virgilijus, Athletics, Beijing 2008, discus throw, Estonia, KANTER, Gerd, MALACHOWSKI, Piotr, Poland, KANTER, Gerd, Men,

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