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Sandra Perkovic young Croatian athlete world champion in discus throw in Moscow 2013
By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published  08/13/2013 | Sports | Unrated
World champion in discus throw with 67.99 m

Sandra Perković, Croatia, world champion in disucus throw in Moscow 2013. Photo by Michael Kappeler/DPA.


Sandra Perkovic, discus thrower, was only at the age of 19 when she won gold medal at the European Athletics Championships Barcelona 2010. She became the youngest ever winner of discus throw competition among woman. In 2012, during the Summer Olympic Games in London, she won Olympic women's discus title with a Croatian national record throw of 69.11m, in front of girls from Russia and China. In the 2012 European Championships in Helsinki she won gold medal. In 2013 she becam the world champion in discus throw, during the World Attheltics Championship in Moscow. Together with Janica Kostelić (skiing superstar) and Blanka Vlašić (high-jumping superstar), Sandra Perković is one of the greatest sportswomen in the history of Croatian sport.



Scholarly study of Sandra Perkovic's discus throw.

Formated for CROWN by Darko Žubrinić
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