09 Nov Okoye will be the man to beat, says Olympic champion Harting
While British athletics fans were enjoying Robbie Grabarz’s bronze medal in the high jump on Tuesday August 7 and still recovering from the excitement of “Super Saturday” three days prior, Germany was celebrating for a reason of its own.
Discus ace Robert Harting retained his status as ‘the lord of the ring’ by becoming Germany’s first Olympic champion in any track and field event since Heike Drechsler won the long jump in Sydney 2000. In doing so, he hopes that he can lead the way in increasing interest in the throws.
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