World Athletics Championships: Piotr Malachowski breaks through for discus gold

World Athletics Championships: Piotr Malachowski breaks through for discus gold

Poland`s Piotr Malachowski finally broke through for world discus gold when he threw 67.40 to take the title in Beijing on Saturday.

Malachowski, second at two world championships, continued Poland`s impressive field performances. Belgium`s Philip Milanov claimed silver with a national record of 66.90m.

Malachowski`s team-mate Robert Urbanek grabbed bronze with a best of 65.18. Poland`s Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek have already won the women`s and men`s hammer throw golds.

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