Gerd Kanter Estonia

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

06 May 1979

Height

1.96m

Weight

127kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 1

Top Performances

Sport Guides

ATHLETICS

Gerd Kanter competed in ATHLETICS

Did you know?

  • With 2,000 athletes competing in 47 events, athletics is the largest single sport at the Games.
  • There are 24 track events, the majority of which begin with one or more rounds of heats.
  • The 16 field events start with a qualification stage, with the best athletes qualifying for the final.
  • Only the five road races, the men's and women's 10,000m and the decathlon and heptathlon have no heats.
  • The majority of athletics events are held in the new Olympic Stadium, which has a capacity of 80,000.

Results for Gerd Kanter

Date Event Rank Mark
7 Aug Men's Discus Throw Final 3 bronze 68.03 m
6 Aug Men's Discus Throw Qualification, Group 2 1 66.39 m

Head to Head

Gerd Kanter vs Abdul Buhari

Gerd Kanter

Gerd Kanter Estonia flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

68.03 Men's Discus Throw

Height

1.96m (6'5")

Weight

127kg

Age

34

Abdul Buhari

Abdul Buhari Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

60.08 Men's Discus Throw

Height

1.92m (6'4")

Weight

125kg

Age

31

View the London 2012 medallist table