Sandra Perković Voted European Athlete of the Month
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
Reigning world and Olympic discus champion, Croatian Sandra Perković, has been voted by the fans and media as the female European Athlete of the Month for March…
Perković, who won gold at the London Olympics in 2012, was awarded the title thanks to her record-breaking throw of 70.51m at the Croatian championships in Split. Sandra’s massive throw broke not only broke a Croatian record, but was the first throw over the magical 70-metre mark since 1999, and the best throw in the world for 22 years. Czech Republic 400m champion Pavel Maslak took out the Men’s European Athlete of the Month award.