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Sandra Perkovic wins discus duel to cap season in Zagreb

Discus star Sandra Perkovic delighted her home crowd with a winning season’s best performance to end her year on a high at the Boris Hanzekovic Memorial, the final World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2022.  A number of world medallists (19) were in action at the Sports Park Mladost and joining Perkovic in securing […]

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Showdown by the fountains: Ryan Crouser’s fifth victory in Zagreb

The eighth edition of the Ivan Ivančić Memorial, or the ninth shot put competition near the Zagreb fountains, did not bring anything new. In front of a thousand spectators gathered on the field next to the National and University Library, world record holder Ryan Crouser won for the fifth time and thus escaped Tom Walsh

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Sandra Perković announces: „It is known who the Discus Throw Queen is

The final day of Boris Hažeković Memorial will finish with on stadium competition at Sport Park Mladost. We will see some of the world’s fastest runners and also home favourite Sandra Perković.  Six-time European Discus Throw Champion, double world and double Olympic champion Sandra Perković is very optimistic for the upcoming clash with Valarie Allman and other

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World Athletics Spectacle on Zagreb’s main square: Tina Šutej announced the new Meeting Record

Three-day World Athletics Spectacle starts with the Zagreb City Challenge on Friday. The last stop of World Athletics Continental Tour Gold in 2022 starts on Friday with the Boris Hanžeković Memorial in Zagreb. Ban Jelačić square will host the first ever street competition in Zagreb – Zagreb City Challenge will kick-off with women’s Triple Jump

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The biggest sprinting sensation runs 200 meters in Zagreb

The start list of the 72nd Boris Hanžeković Memorial – WA Continental Tour Gold meeting guarantees that numerous meeting records will be seriously threatened during the three days of competition. The 200-meter athlete’s race also guarantees a true sprinting spectacle, as the biggest sprinting teenage sensation – Erriyon Knighton – is on the starting list.

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Ryan Crouser Is Coming to Zagreb with Olympic Gold!

Ryan Crouser defended his Olympic shot put title. The three-time winner and meeting record holder of the Boris Hanžeković Memorial won at the Tokyo Olympics with a throw of 23.30 metres, which is the second-best result of all time. Already before the final, Crouser confirmed his participation in the 71st Boris Hanžeković Memorial, so we

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Boris Hanžeković Memorial Monograph Presented

The monograph titled 70th Zagreb Meeting – Hanžeković Memorial was presented in Zagreb. It is a chronicle of Croatia’s oldest sporting event and one of the world’s best athletics meetings. The monograph chronologically follows the growth of the Boris Hanžeković Memorial from a duel between the athletics clubs of Dinamo and Mladost to this day,

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