Edis Elkasević

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Edis Elkasević
Personal information
Born (1983-02-18) February 18, 1983 (age 34)
Prijedor, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Shot put

Edis Elkasević (born February 18, 1983) is a Croatian athletics coach and retired shot putter.

He won the 2002 World Junior Championships. He did not quite adapt to an international senior level, but competed at the 2004 Olympic Games and the 2005 World Championships without reaching the final.

His personal best throw is 20.94 metres, achieved in June 2005 in Velenje. With the junior shot (6 kg) he has 21.96 metres, achieved in June 2002 in Zagreb. This was the junior world record until June 2009, when it was surpassed by David Storl.[1] He also has 60.54 metres in the discus throw, achieved in May 2005 in La Jolla, California.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Germany's Storl breaks World junior record in the 6 kg Shot Put with 22.34m". berlin.iaaf.org. IAAF. 15 June 2009. Retrieved 20 August 2012.