Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games – Men's discus throw

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The men's discus throw event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland. [1]

Discus throw event in track and field athletics

The discus throw, also known as disc throw, is a track and field event in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than their competitors. It is an ancient sport, as demonstrated by the fifth-century-BC Myron statue Discobolus. Although not part of the modern pentathlon, it was one of the events of the ancient Greek pentathlon, which can be dated back to at least to 708 BC, and is part of the modern decathlon.

Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

Mount Smart Stadium football stadium

The Mount Smart Stadium is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the home ground of National Rugby League team, the New Zealand Warriors. Built within the quarried remnants of the Rarotonga / Mount Smart volcanic cone, it is located 10 kilometres south of the city centre, in the suburb of Penrose.

Results

RankNameNationalityResultNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Adewale Olukoju Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 62.62
Silver medal icon.svg Werner Reiterer Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 61.56
Bronze medal icon.svg Paul Nandapi Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 59.94
4 Bradley Cooper Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 58.98
5 Paul Mardle Flag of England.svg  England 58.76
6 Raymond Lazdins Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 57.84
7 Graham Savory Flag of England.svg  England 57.44
8 Darrin Morris Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 56.10
9 Robert McManus Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 53.66
10 Mark Robinson Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 53.64
Abi Ekoku Flag of England.svg  England NM

References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2016-08-06.