>> May 23, 2017
Only two days after recording a personal best of 61.16m that also a Malaysian and Southeast Asian record, Irfan Shamsuddin has set another impressive throw of 61.56m at Turnov Check Republic today (23 May 2017) - again a new national record and Southeast Asian record.
|Another impressive throw of 61.56m registered by Irfan Shamsuddin at Turnov|
1. Martin Wierig GER 64.73
2. Piotr Malachowski POL 64.53
3. Robert Urbanek POL 63.70
4. IRFAN SHMSUDDIN (MAS) 61.56
5. Jaromír Mazgal CZE 58.56
6. Igor Gondor CZE 54.68
Level of this performance
This would ranks him top 5 Asia annually in the Asian Athletics Rankings. You need to throw 67m in order to be top 10 of the world, throw 65m for top 30, or throw 64m for top 50. The 61.56m would make top 100 of the world.
Chance to win Asian Games
In the last three Asian Games (2014- 2006), first three results are 65.11 62.58 61.25 and 67.99 63.46 63.13 and 63.79 62.11 60.82, respectively. He will further improve his distance, therefore encance the chance of winning a medal in 2018 Asian Games as well.
Chance to win Commonwealth Games
Need to throw 63m in order to be in top 10 of Commonwealth annual rankings, but to win a medal in Commonwealth games, 62m would be sufficient if you are lucky.
Chance to qualify for IAAF world championships, London 2017
Must throw 65m before 23 July.
Photo by Karen Yap