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Discus thrower Perkovic makes history with 5th European title

IANS  |  Berlin 

Croatian discus thrower Sandra Perkovic, double Olympic and world champion, made history by securing her fifth European title with a 67.62-metre throw. No other has won five titles in the history of

Perkovic won the competitions that took place in Barcelona, Helsinki, and Amsterdam, and nobody was close to beating her on Saturday in the Olympiastadion in the German capital.

Perkovic's nearest competitor was Nadine Muller, from Germany, who won silver with a 63-metre throw, while Muller's fellow countrywoman won bronze throwing 62.46 metres.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 16:56 IST
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