Dorian Çollaku

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Dorian Çollaku
Personal information
Nationality  Albania
Born (1977-06-02) 2 June 1977 (age 36)
Tirana, Albania
Residence Kuortane, Finland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Club Espoon Tapiot (FIN)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Hammer throw: 76.96 m (2008)

Dorian Çollaku (born June 2, 1977 in Tirana) is an Albanian hammer thrower.[1] Collaku made his official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he competed in the men's hammer throw. He placed thirty-first in the qualifying rounds of the competition, with a throw of 70.06 metres.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Collaku improved his performance by successfully throwing the hammer into the field on his third and final attempt, at 70.98 metres. Collaku, however, failed to advance into the hammer throw final, as he placed twenty-eighth overall in the qualifying rounds.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Albania
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 30th (q) Hammer throw 67.47
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 31st (q) Hammer throw 70.06
2005 European Cup Winter Throwing Mersin, Turkey 1st (c) Hammer throw 72.17
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 30th (q) Hammer throw 58.83
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 27th (q) Hammer throw 66.63
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 28th (q) Hammer throw 70.98
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 30th (q) Hammer throw 59.92

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dorian Çollaku". Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Men's Hammer Throw – Qualifying Rounds". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 

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