With Tokyo 2020 now just one year away, it’s time to relive some of the greatest Olympic moments in history. Today, 1 August 2020, the London 2012 men's discus final.
The schedule for Tokyo 2020 has been confirmed, venues announced and while athletes around the world are busy gearing up to qualify for the greatest show on Earth, it's time to enjoy 16 days full of the most unforgettable, inspiring and exciting memories from the past as preparations for Tokyo 2020 gather pace!
London 2012 men's discus final
Sometimes is not just about the record, the distance, the height or the medals. Sometimes specific moments remain alive in our memories because of the images that they leave behind. And that was exactly what happened with the London 2012 men's discus final.
With reigning world champion Zoltan Kovago missing out on the final, rivalry among the reigning athletes was high as they hunted down the gold medal.
Robert Harting wins the Gold for Germany, Ehsan Hadadi the Silver for Iran and Gerd Kanter the Bronze for Estonia in the men's discus final at the London Summer Olympic Games in 2012