Poland's Wojciech Nowicki wins men's Olympic hammer gold

Staff Reporter 2021-08-04, 10:18pm Other Sports


TOKYO - Poland's Wojciech Nowicki produced a stunning display of consistent throwing to win the men's Olympic hammer gold on Wednesday.

The European champion, a bronze medallist in the Rio Games and a three-time world bronze winner, managed a personal best of 82.52 metres.

Norway's Eivind Henriksen claimed silver with a national record of 81.58m, with another Pole, four-time world champion Pawel Fajdek, taking bronze (81.53).BSS/AFP