Gerd Kanter of Estonia won the men’s discus with a throw of 68.82 meters.
Piotr Malachowski of Poland won the silver medal with a throw of 67.82. Virgilijus Alekna of Lithuania took bronze at 67.79.
Australia’s David Crawshay and Scott Brennan won gold in the men’s double sculls, finishing in a time of 6:27.77 and giving Australia its second rowing gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.
Estonia’s Tonu Endrekson and Juri Jaanson won silver by finishing in 6:29.05, while Matthew Wells and Stephen Rowbotham from Great Britain finished just 0.05 [...]