Men's Hammer Throw
World Record: Yuriy Sedykh, Russia, 86.74
Venue: National Stadium
Primoz Kozmus from Slovenia wins men’s hammer throw
Primoz Kozmus of Slovenia has won the gold medal in the men’s hammer throw at the Beijing Olympics. It is Slovenia’s first gold medal ever in the track and field.
Vadim Devyatovskiy from Belarus has won the silver medal and Ivan Tsikhan also from Belarus won the bronze.