STATS & FACTS
Games record: 66.39 Frantz Kruger (RSA) 2002
Defending champion: Vikas Gowda (IND) 63.64
Home nations interest: Zane Duquemin (JER)
AW’s prediction: 1 Fedrick Dacres (JAM) 2 Traves Smikle (JAM) 3 Matt Denny (AUS)
Did you know? While Britain has won 28 golds in the other three male throwing events, Bob Weir’s 1998 victory in Kuala Lumpur is the only UK success in this event.