Experimental triumphs of Olympic winner Ryana Crouser, world champion Joe Kovacsa and our Stipe Žunić, and officially opened a new ballet box near the Zagreb fountains.
The first ranking of the world's top launchers is extremely positive.
"This is really great! Bacau is great, the circuit is ideal and I'm looking forward to a great deal with Joe, Tom Walsh and others on Monday. This ball could fly very far. As you've seen in Lausanne and Zurich, we're all still in great shape, "Goldman told the OI in Rio de Janeiro. Ryan Crouser, who told the organizers that the mark on the marketplace would certainly stand at 22 meters.
And world champion Joe Kovacs is very happy with the pitcher:
"It's great. It's better than the one we were throwing last year, when, besides, rain fell. My form after Rio is resumed and if I recover from the stress of the Diamond League by Monday, in which I, with the three victories in the end, was the second, I will throw away. "
Olympic finalist Stipe Žunić has been throwing after the first turn:
"Circle is the first league, it's great!" And added:
"Men's Ball is currently the strongest athletics discipline, and with 22 meters you are no longer safe to win! The bowl at Hanžek is stronger this year than ever. My expectations are always so great that I'm afraid to say it publicly. So even before the competition on Monday. "
Milan Bandić, one of the initiators of the idea of throwing balls at the fountains, was also attending the opening of the playground:
"This is the most beautiful place in the world, but I would not take the space for those who made it. We have the honor to open the Olympic Games and the World Champion to us, and that is what everyone tells you. This is what our legendary coach Ivan Ivancic has deserved for. I'll see you on Monday!"
In addition to Crouser and Kovac, he was third in the starting list with Ryo, Tom Walsh, the overall winner of this year's Diamond League, who won the 22.20 in Zurich, only two centimeters below the record of Hanzekovic's memorial.
Start List - Throwing Balls (Fountains, Monday, 5 September at 18.30)
Tomas STANEK CZE
Stipe ŽUNIĆ CRO
Darrell HILL USA
Tom WALSH NZL
Kemal MEŠIĆ BIH
Ryan WHITING USA
Joe KOVACS USA
Ryan CROUSER USA
Frank ELEMBA CGO
Asmir KOLAŠINAC SRB
Tomasz MAJEWSKI POL