Krisztian Pars Hungarian Pars wins hammer gold

Hungary's Krisztian Pars wins the men's hammer gold medal with a throw of 80.59m beating second-placed Primoz Kozmus.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Pars HUN 80.59 m
2 Kozmus SLO 79.36 m SB
3 Murofushi JPN 78.71 m SB
View full results for Men's Hammer Throw

Head to Head

Alexander Smith vs Mostafa Al-Gamel

Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

72.87 Men's Hammer Throw

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

115kg

Age

26

Mostafa Al-Gamel

Mostafa Al-Gamel Egypt flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

71.36 Men's Hammer Throw

Height

1.91m (6'3")

Weight

96kg

Age

25

View the London 2012 medallist table