STATS & FACTS

Athletics Weekly - - Commonwealth Games -

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.

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