Javelin: Thorkildsen second at Bergen
Norway’s javelin ace Andreas Thorkildsen had to settle for second place yet again, at this weekend’s European Team Championship, i Fana, near Bergen. Finland’s Tero Pitkämäki won the event.
Thorkildsen stopped after only two throws, with a pulled groin muscle.
Pitkämäki won with a throw measuring 86.78m. Thorkildsen stopped at 85.04m.
Norway placed third in the overall European Team Championship, thus qualifying for the European Team Championship Super League.
Norway was last qualified for the Super League in 1997.