2018 Men’s Discus World Rankings

Rome gave Fedrick Dacres the first of his 4 Diamond League wins on the year. (GIANCARLO COLOMBO/PHOTO RUN)

LAST YEAR Fedrick Dacres became the first Jamaican ever to earn a Top 10 spot in the discus, reaching No. 3 in his debut; this year he ascended to the very top… It was a rather easy decision, since he had a winning record against all comers, most notably 6–3 over defending No. 1 Andreas Gudžius, 5–1 against Ehsan Hadadi and 5-–4 over Daniel Ståhl, who ended up 2-3-4. Gudžius, in turn, was 6–1 over Hadadi and 7–1 over Ståhl. And with Hadadi being 7–2 over Ståhl, the ordering of the top 4 was rather obvious. Dacres also won 4 of the DL meets, including the Final, with Gudžius claiming the other…

LAST YEAR Mason Finley ended a 6-year U.S. drought with no U.S. rankers; this year he combined with Reggie Jagers to provide the U.S. with a pair of rankers for the first time since Ian Waltz and Jarred Rome turned the trick in ’06. It’s a major feat for the left-handed Jagers to score, given that so many facilities are set up with general wind conditions that greatly benefit righties…

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1. FEDRICK DACRES (Jamaica) (2/28/94, 6-3¼/214) (1.91/97)
65.16 | 213-9 1)Kingston 1/13
68.08 | 223-4 1)Kingston 1/20
66.90 | 219-6 1)Kingston 2/03
66.42 | 217-11 1)Kingston 2/17
68.20 | 223-9 1)Comm G 4/13
(66.20q)
66.53 | 218-3 1)Kingston 5/05
66.14 | 217-0 1)Kingston 5/13
68.35 | 224-3 1)Turnov 5/29
68.51 | 224-9 1)Rome DL 5/31
68.12 | 223-6 1)Tartu 6/03
63.85 | 209-5 8)Oslo DL 6/07 1. Gudzius; 2. Hadadi; 3. Stahl; 4. Harting; 5. Finley;
6. Milanov; 7. Jasinski
69.67 | 228-7 1)Stockholm DL 6/10
65.36 | 214-5 2)Ostrava IWC 6/12 1. Gudzius
67.18 | 220-5 2)Bottnaryd 6/16 1. Stahl
65.13 | 213-8 1)Jam Ch 6/23
66.16 | 217-1 2)Sollentuna 6/28 1. Stahl
67.01 | 219-10 1)Paris DL 6/30
67.24 | 220-7 1)Gyulai M 7/02
65.96 | 216-5 1)Oslo 7/05
65.32 | 214-4 1)World Cup 7/14
68.47 | 224-7 1)NACAC Ch 8/12
68.67 | 225-3 1)Brussels DL 8/31
68.17 | 223-8 1)Zagreb IWC 9/04
67.97 | 223-0 –)Cont Cup 9/08
64.76 | 212-5 3)Tallinn 9/13 1. Stahl; 2. Gudzius
2. ANDRIUS GUDŽIUS (Lithuania) (2/14/91, 6-6¾/287) (2.00/130)
68.98 | 226-4 1)Vilnius 4/24
66.78 | 219-1 1)Klaipeda 5/11
69.13 | 226-9 1)Tartu 5/19
67.02 | 219-10 1)Randvere 5/20
67.82 | 222-6 1)Birmingham 5/26
68.17 | 223-8 2)Rome DL 5/31 1. Dacres
68.98 | 226-4 1)Utena 6/02
69.04 | 226-6 1)Oslo DL 6/07
69.30 | 227-4 1)Chorzów 6/08
69.59 | 228-3 2)Stockholm DL 6/10 1. Dacres
66.30 | 217-6 1)Ostrava IWC 6/12
61.31 | 201-1 10)Paris DL 6/30 1. Dacres; 2. Harting; 3. Urbanek; 4. Malachowski; 5. Weißhaidinger;
6. Hadadi; 7. Milanov; 8. Jasinski; 9. Finley
66.33 | 217-7 2)Gyulai M 7/02 1. Dacres
66.78 | 219-1 1)Bellinzona 7/18
67.21 | 220-6 1)Lit Ch 7/27
68.46 | 224-7 1)European Ch 8/08
(64.30q)
66.15 | 217-0 1)Chorzów 8/22
67.56 | 221-8 2)Brussels DL 8/31 1. Dacres
66.95 | 219-8 2)Cont Cup 9/08 1. Dacres
64.89 | 212-10 2)Tallinn 9/13 1. Stahl
3. EHSAN HADADI (Iran) (1/21/85, 6-4/276) (1.93/125)
68.85 | 225-10 1)Chula Vista 4/12
67.04 | 219-11 1)La Jolla 4/14
66.20 | 217-2 1)Long Beach 4/21
66.13 | 216-11 3)Halle 5/26 1. Smikle; 2. Stahl
65.93 | 216-3 3)Rome DL 5/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius
67.55 | 221-7 2)Oslo DL 6/07 1. Gudzius
66.68 | 218-9 2)Chorzów 6/08 1. Gudzius
67.68 | 222-0 3)Stockholm DL 6/10 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius
64.45 | 211-5 5)Ostrava IWC 6/12 1. Gudzius; 2. Dacres; 3. Harting; 4. Weißhaidinger
64.36 | 211-2 6)Paris DL 6/30 1. Dacres; 2. Harting; 3. Urbanek; 4. Malachowski; 5. Weißhaidinger
65.71 | 215-7 1)Asian G 8/29
63.48 | 208-3 8)Brussels DL 8/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Stahl; 4. Finley; 5. Weißhaidinger;
6. Harting; 7. Urbanek
4. DANIEL STÅHL (Sweden) (8/27/92, 6-6¾/320) (2.00/145)
66.81 | 219-2 1)Leiria 3/10
68.03 | 223-2 2)Chula Vista 4/12 1. Hadadi
64.98 | 213-2 4)La Jolla 4/14 1. Hadadi; 2. Mattis; 3. Jagers
64.35 | 211-1 3)Long Beach 4/21 1. Hadadi; 2. Jagers
63.16 | 207-3 2)Irvine 4/28 1. Pettersson
66.65 | 218-8 2)Halle 5/26 1. Smikle
64.84 | 212-9 4)Rome DL 5/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi
67.04 | 219-11 3)Oslo DL 6/07 1. Gudzius; 2. Hadadi
66.16 | 217-1 6)Stockholm DL 6/10 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Milanov; 5. Weißhaidinger
67.39 | 221-1 1)Bottnaryd 6/16
66.17 | 217-1 1)Sollentuna 6/28
60.46 | 198-4 12)Paris DL 6/30 1. Dacres; 2. Harting; 3. Urbanek; 4. Malachowski; 5. Weißhaidinger;
6. Hadadi; 7. Milanov; 8. Jasinski; 9. Finley; 10. Gudzius;
11. Djouhan
64.46 | 211-6 4)Gyulai M 7/02 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Malachowski
68.12 | 223-6 1)Helsingborg 7/06
69.11 | 226-9 1)Karlstad 7/25
68.23 | 223-10 2)European Ch 8/08 1. Gudzius
(67.07q)
6f –)Gothenburg 8/18 1. Weißhaidinger; 2. Pettersson; 3. Mattis
69.72 | 228-9 1)Swe Ch 8/26
66.74 | 218-11 3)Brussels DL 8/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius
68.00 | 223-1 1)v Fin 9/01
64.84 | 212-9 –)Cont Cup 9/08
64.91 | 212-11 1)Tallinn 9/13
66.00 | 216-6 1)Sätra 9/17
5. LUKAS WEIßHAIDINGER (Austria) (2/20/92, 6-3½/254) (1.92/115)
63.91 | 209-8i 1)Berlin 1/26
61.82 | 202-10 6)Leiria 3/10 1. Stahl; 2. Pettersson; 3. Huszak; 4. Harting; 5. Butenko
68.21 | 223-9 1)Santa Cruz 4/15
66.10 | 216-10 1)Schwechat 5/08
68.98 | 226-4 1)Rehlingen 5/20
64.16 | 210-6 7)Rome DL 5/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Stahl; 5. Harting;
6. Finley
66.25 | 217-4 5)Stockholm DL 6/10 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Milanov
64.55 | 211-9 4)Ostrava IWC 6/12 1. Gudzius; 2. Dacres; 3. Harting
65.55 | 215-0 1)Ried 6/15
64.44 | 211-5 5)Paris DL 6/30 1. Dacres; 2. Harting; 3. Urbanek; 4. Malachowski
64.50 | 211-7 2)Bellinzona 7/18 1. Gudzius
64.53 | 211-8 1)Aut Ch 7/21
65.57 | 215-1 1)Andorf 7/28
65.14 | 213-8 3)European Ch 8/08 1. Gudzius; 2. Stahl
(62.26q)
65.37 | 214-5 1)Gothenburg 8/18
65.66 | 215-5 5)Brussels DL 8/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Stahl; 4. Finley
64.50 | 211-7 2)Zagreb IWC 9/04 1. Dacres
6. CHRISTOPH HARTING (Germany) (4/10/90, 6-8¾/258) (2.05/117)
62.88 | 206-3 4)Leiria 3/10 1. Stahl; 2. Pettersson; 3. Huszak
67.59 | 221-9 1)Schönebeck 5/18
66.76 | 219-0 2)Rehlingen 5/20 1. Weißhaidinger
65.85 | 216-0 5)Halle 5/26 1. Smikle; 2. Stahl; 3. Hadadi; 4. Jasinski
65.68 | 215-6 4)Oslo DL 6/07 1. Gudzius; 2. Hadadi; 3. Stahl
65.90 | 216-2 1)Berlin 6/09
64.80 | 212-7 2)Paris DL 6/30 1. Dacres
66.98 | 219-9 1)Ger Ch 7/21
3 | 9-10f nq)European Ch 8/07 1. Gudzius; 2. Stahl; 3. Weißhaidinger; 4. Pettersson; 5. Kanter;
6. Harting; 7. Firfirica; 8. Parrelis; 9. Buteno; 10. Djouhan;
11. Isene; 12. Nesterenko
65.13 | 213-8 6)Brussels DL 8/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Stahl; 4. Finley; 5. Weißhaidinger
65.67 | 215-5 1)Berlin IWC 9/02
7. MASON FINLEY (US) (10/07/90, 6-7¾/331) (2.03/150)
63.88 | 209-7 1)Kansas R 4/21
64.17 | 210-6 6)Rome DL 5/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Stahl; 5. Harting
65.16 | 213-9 5)Oslo DL 6/07 1. Gudzius; 2. Hadadi; 3. Stahl; 4. Harting
62.86 | 206-3 8)Stockholm DL 6/10 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Milanov; 5. Weißhaidinger;
6. Stahl; 7. Pettersson
67.06 | 220-0 2)USATF 6/24 1. R. Jagers
61.91 | 203-1 9)Paris DL 6/30 1. Dacres; 2. Harting; 3. Urbanek; 4. Malachowski; 5. Weißhaidinger;
6. Hadadi; 7. Milanov; 8. Jasinski
63.79 | 209-3 7)Gyulai M 7/02 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Malachowski; 4. Stahl; 5. Urbanek;
6. Pettersson
61.55 | 201-11 4)NACAC Ch 8/12 1. Dacres; 2. Smikle; 3. Jagers
66.09 | 216-10 4)Brussels DL 8/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Stahl
64.21 | 210-8 3)Zagreb IWC 9/04 1. Dacres; 2. Weißhaidinger
8. ROBERT HARTING (Germany) (10/18/84, 6-7/278) (2.01/126)
62.32 | 204-5i 2)Berlin 1/26 1. Weißhaidinger
63.67 | 208-10 4)Schönebeck 5/18 1. C. Harting; 2. Wierig; 3. Wrobel
64.64 | 212-1 5)Rome DL 5/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Stahl
65.13 | 213-8 3)Chorzów 6/08 1. Gudzius; 2. Hadadi
62.33 | 204-6 9)Stockholm DL 6/10 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Milanov; 5. Weißhaidinger;
6. Stahl; 7. Pettersson; 8. Finley
64.79 | 212-6 3)Ostrava IWC 6/12 1. Gudzius; 2. Dacres
63.92 | 209-8 3)Ger Ch 7/21 1. C. Harting; 2. Jasinski
64.33 | 211-0 6)European Ch 8/08 1. Gudzius; 2. Stahl; 3. Weißhaidinger; 4. Pettersson; 5. Kanter
62.94 | 206-6 4)Chorzów 8/22 1. Gudzius; 2. Urbanek; 3. Kanter
64.95 | 213-1 2)Berlin IWC 9/02 1. C. Harting
9. ROBERT URBANEK (Poland) (4/29/87, 6-6¾/265) (2.00/120)
65.15 | 213-9 1)Radom 5/27
63.88 | 209-7 5)Turnov 5/29 1. Dacres; 2. Jasinski; 3. Malachowski; 4. Wierig
64.10 | 210-4 8)Rome DL 5/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Hadadi; 4. Stahl; 5. Harting;
6. Finley; 7. Weisshaidinger
61.75 | 202-7 5)Chorzów 6/08 1. Gudzius; 2. Hadadi; 3. Harting; 4. Malachowski
64.62 | 212-0 1)Gliwice 6/10
63.31 | 207-8 2)Marseille 6/16 1. Hogan
64.68 | 212-2 3)Paris DL 6/30 1. Dacres; 2. Harting
64.13 | 210-4 5)Gyulai M 7/02 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Malachowski; 4. Stahl
64.42 | 211-4 3)Bellinzona 7/18 1. Gudzius; 2. Weisshaidinger
62.91 | 206-4 2)Pol Ch 7/21 1. Malachowski
64.50 | 211-7 2)Chorzów 8/22 1. Gudzius
64.03 | 210-1 7)Brussels DL 8/31 1. Dacres; 2. Gudzius; 3. Stahl; 4. Finley; 5. Weisshaidinger;
6. Harting
63.20 | 207-4 4)Berlin IWC 9/02 1. C. Harting; 2. R. Harting; 3. Wierig
63.13 | 207-1 5)Zagreb IWC 9/04 1. Dacres; 2. Weisshaidinger; 3. Finley; 4. Smikle
60.92 | 199-10 4)Tallinn 9/13 1. Stahl; 2. Gudzius; 3. Dacres
10. REGGIE JAGERS (US) (8/13/94, 6-¾/220) (1.85/100)
65.46 | 214-9 1)Texas R 3/30
65.12 | 213-8 3)La Jolla 4/14 1. Hadadi; 2. Mattis
64.63 | 212-0 2)Long Beach 4/21 1. Hadadi
64.59 | 211-11 1)Drake R 4/28
63.39 | 207-11 2)Tucson 5/17 1. Mattis
65.79 | 215-10 1)Tucson 5/19
65.27 | 214-1 3)Iron Wood 6/01 1. Evans; 2. Brown
65.54 | 215-0 1)Kingston 6/09
68.61 | 225-1 1)USATF 6/24
61.88 | 203-0 2)Lignano 7/11 1. Mattis
63.15 | 207-2 5)World Cup 7/14 1. Dacres; 2. Hogan; 3. Djouhan; 4. Jasinski
62.53 | 205-2 4)Karlstad 7/25 1. Stahl; 2. Wright; 3. Mattis
62.70 | 205-8 3)NACAC Ch 8/12 1. Dacres; 2. Smikle
63.49 | 208-3 –)Cont Cup 9/08
U.S. RANKINGS
1. *Mason Finley (Nike) 6. Luke Vaughn (Memphis)
5)Oslo DL, 2)USATF, 4)Brussels DLs 1)Mt. SAC Relays, 1)NCAA, 6)USATF
2. *Reggie Jagers (Iron Wood TC) 7. Jason Harrell (Arete)
1)Drake Relays, 1)Tucson II, 1)USATF 4)Tucson I, 8)USATF
3. Sam Mattis (New York AC) 8. Rodney Brown (Raise The Bar)
1)Tucson I, 3)USATF, 1)Lignanon 2)Texas Relays, 2)Iron Wood, 16)USATF
4. Andrew Evans (unattached) 9. Philip Jagers (Akron)
3)Tucson I, 1)Iron Wood, 4)USATF 7)Tucson II, 4)Iron Wood, 7)USATF
5. Jared Schuurmans (unattached) 10. Brian Williams (Mississippi)
3)Drake Relays, 5)Tucson I, 5)USATF 1)SEC, 3)NCAA, 9)USATF

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