IAAF World U20 Championships, Men's Hammer Throw, Final: Ashish Jakhar fighting for Gold, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 13, 2018 21:29 IST

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Final Result:

Gold: Jake Norris (GBR) 80.65
Silver: Mykhaylo Kokhan (UKR) 79.68
Bronze: Mykhaylo Havryliuk (UKR) 77.71

21:28 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Jake Norris will throw his final attempt having already secured the first position. He crosses the 80m mark yet again! 80.55m in his final attempt. 

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The pressure is on Ragnar Carlsson. Can he snatch a medal right at the death? 

He can't! Foul! His throw won't count.

21:25 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Tavernier throws 74.20. He is out of contention as well. 

Mykhaylo Havryliuk has thrown 77.71m. He moves into third position! 

21:24 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Jakhar will finish sixth in the competition. 

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Can the Indian finish of his competition with a bang? He throws his hammer to the 74.34m mark. And with that, the Indian is out of contention. 

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Ashish Jakhar coming up for his final throw! 

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Bayley Campbell up next. His final throw is a foul. 

Second placed Mykhaylo Kokhan in the nets for his final attempt. It is a foul as well. 

21:21 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Donat Varga starts! He finishes his competition with a 71.99m throw.

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Final Round! 

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Round 5 comes to an end with the only highlight Mykhaylo Kokhan's stunning throw. His throw of 79.68 was also a Personal Best. 

21:19 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Ragnar Carlsson, who has moved into third position, is attempting his fifth throw. Foul! His throw won't count.

Leader Jake Norris to finish off the penultimate round. He does so with a 74.55m throw. 

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Hugo Tavernier coming up! 75.99m is the mark his hammer lands at. 

Havryliuk following him. 74.43m. 

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Jakhar's last two throws have been rather disappointing. Can the Indian improve?

Well he does improve on his previous attempt but is far from his best. 72.39m. 

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Ashish Jakhar up next! 

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Bayley Campbell up next. Foul! His throw won't count.

Mykhaylo Kokhan follows him into the nets. 79.68! He moves into second position! 

21:12 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Round 5 begins with a foul throw. Donat Varga with his third straight foul throw. 

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And that is the end of Round 4! 

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The four remaining contestants have been eliminated due to their low scores. 

Eliminated contestants- Abdou, Joycey, Andreev, Hessling. 

21:11 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Second placed Carlsson in the nets now. He can only manage a throw of 74.09m 

Jake Norris is up! He betters his last throw! 80.65m is the new mark to beat! 

21:09 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Hugo Tavernier throws 75.37m. He is right amongst the contenders here. 

Havryliuk, who is in the third position, commits a foul. 

21:07 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Disappointing once again from Jakhar. 71.46m only. He remains in the fifth position. 

21:05 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Ashish Jakhar coming up! 

21:05 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Mykhaylo Kokhan is in the nets. Foul! His throw won't count.

21:04 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Donat Varga to get things underway. He begins round 4 just as he finished round 3, with a foul. 

Bayley Campbell coming up! 66.42m 

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There will also be a reshuffle in the order of the contestants. 

21:02 (IST)13 JUL 2018

There's a break in proceedings. Play will resume shortly!

20:59 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Round 4 to start with Jake Norris in the lead and Ashish Jakhar in fifth position.

20:58 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Donat Varga to finish off round 3. He does so with a foul. 

20:57 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Tavernier is in the nets. The hammer lands at the 75.44m mark. Not his best score though. 

Fabio Hessling is up. Foul! His throw won't count.

20:56 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Can the Indian keep up with the competition? 

He can't. A disappointing throw of 72.69m leaves Jakhar in fifth position. 

20:55 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Ashish Jakhar coming up! 

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Valentin Andreev coming up. He committed a foul in both of his first two throws. Gets it right this time. 68.59. 

Jake Norris follows. WHAT A THROW! 78.17 and he is going to the top of the table! 

20:53 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Mykhaylo Harvryliuk, who is in second place, up next. He will stay in second position after a throw of 76.23m. 

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James Joycey up next. 63.92 is his mark. His best so far. 

20:48 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Mykhaylo Kokhan gets in a decent throw as well. His hammer lands at the 74.37m mark. 

20:48 (IST)13 JUL 2018

The Swede Carlsson is the next contestant. A stunning throw by Carlsson lands him in the first position! He threw a massive 77.62m! 

20:46 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Bayley Campbell back for his third attempt. He throws the competition's lowest so far- 58.56m. 

Earwyn Abdou of France up next. This time he gets in a fair throw. 66.08m. 

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Round 2 is over. Round 3 coming up next! 

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Fabio Hessling of Germany is next. He throws 70.57m, 1.13m more than his first attempt. 

Donat Varga up next. He throws 70.80m. 

20:41 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Hugo Tavernier, who managed a personal best in his first attempt, commits a foul in his second. 

20:41 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Jakhar has moved down to the fifth position since his first attempt. 

This time around he manages to throw his hammer till the 74.59m mark. The throw lands Jakhar in the third position for now. 

20:40 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Ashish Jakhar is in the nets! 

20:39 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Valentin Andreev is the next contestant. He commits a foul. 

Jake Norris up next. Can the Brit manage a good throw? He can! 73.18m 

20:38 (IST)13 JUL 2018

James Joycey commits a foul on his second attempt. Mykhaylo Havryliuk is up next. He is currently in the silver medal position. He throws 75.98m to move into first position! 

20:36 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Ragnar Carlsson coming up next. The Swede also committed a foul on his first attempt. This time, however, his throw is good. 72.59 is the mark. 

Mykhalo Kokhan commits a foul on his second attempt as well. 

20:34 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Earwyn Abdou of France up next. He committed a foul on his first try. And it's the same result the second time around as well. Two straight fouls for Abdou. 

20:33 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Bayley Campbell comint out for his second attempt. He throws 71.21m on his second attempt. Campbell's attempt no. 2 is 0.07m worse than his first one. 

20:32 (IST)13 JUL 2018

Every athlete has thrown the hammer once. Attempt 2 coming up! 
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