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No-one's competition for Nolan

28 July 2002

Canada's Mike Nolan showed the other athletes how to throw a discus at the City of Manchester Stadium earlier today.

Jamie Quarry

Quarry in action in Manchester

Canadian Mike Nolan proved himself the clear winner of the discus throw after reaching a distance of 47.60m. The closest competition came from Cyprus' Georgios Andreou who reached a distance of 44.36m.

Jamaica's Claston Bernard, currently leading the decathlon competition, completed the top three in the discus. The favourite threw a distance of 43.14m.

Guernsey's Dale Garland came in eleventh place with a distance of 30.95m. This was a personal best result for the athlete.

At the end of the discus throw, Jamaican Claston Bernard is still leading. Scotland's Jamie Quarry is holding second place, and with a one point difference, Andreou of Cyprus is third.

The men's decathlon pole vault event begins at 13:15 this afternoon at the City of Manchester Stadium.

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