Rudy Winkler wins Millrose Games Weight Throw

NEW YORK — Rudy Winkler and Ludith Campos topped the men’s and women’s Weight Throw final results on Thursday, 9 February –the first day of action at the 2023 NYRR Millrose Games, the fourth World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting, in New York.

Men’s Weight Throw: Rudy Winkler Dominates the Field

The men’s Weight Throw was one of the early midweek highlights of the 2023 Millrose Games, with American World and Olympic Hammer Throw finalist Rudy Winkler putting on a dominant performance to take first place. – Read more: How to watch NYRR Millrose Games? Today’s broadcast schedule, live results

Winkler opened his season with a 24.04-meter throw, just centimeters away from his personal best of 24.09m set at the 2022 Millrose Games.

2023 NYRR Millrose Games - men's Weight Throw final results
2023 NYRR Millrose Games – men’s Weight Throw final results

This year, Winkler’s winning mark came in the sixth and final round, with a string of impressive throws throughout the competition, including 23.99m, 23.70m, and 23.21m.

Marcus Disbrow also impressed, improving his lifetime best for a third time this season with a throw of 20.37m to take second place. Evangelos Fradelakis rounded out the top three with a mark of 20.19m.

Women’s Weight Throw: Ludith Campos Takes the Crown

In the women’s Weight Throw competition, Dominican Republic’s Ludith Campos emerged victorious with a season-best throw of 20.35m. Campos, who finished third in the event last year, defeated last year’s champion, Jamaica’s Erica Belvit, who threw 20.32m for second place.

USA’s Shelby Bigsby rounded out the podium with an effort of 19.76m, a significant improvement from her no-mark from the previous year.

Complete Results of the Men’s and Women’s Weight Throw Competitions:

Men’s Weight Throw indoor
Final
POS. ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK
1 Rudy WINKLER USA 24.04 meters
2 Marcus DISBROW USA 20.37 PB
3 Evangelos FRADELAKIS USA 20.19
4 RJ DECKER USA 18.95
5 Chinedu ONYE USA 18.7
6 Isaac ALMONEY USA 16.4
7 Daryn BLACKWELL USA 16.33
8 Jayden DUBARD USA 16.17
9 Obiora OKEKE USA 15.78
10 Myron CORPUZ USA 15.75
11 Jacob EDDINGER USA 15.56
12 Joseph PELIO USA 14.77

Women’s Weight Throw indoor
Final
POS. ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK
1 Ludith CAMPOS DOM 20.35
2 Erica BELVIT JAM 20.32
3 Shelby BIGSBY USA 19.76
4 Stephanie GREEN USA 18.07
5 Kristin STICKDORN GER 17.74
6 Alexandra CARAHER USA 17.47
7 Margaret HAYDEN IRL 17.27
8 Elizabeth MAKAR USA 16.86
9 Mary GILL USA 16.45
10 Ashley O’LOUGHLIN USA 14.92
11 Madison HORAHAN USA 14.86
12 Lailah MALONE USA 13.29

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