Sven Martin Skagestad

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Sven Martin Skagestad
Sven Martin Skagestad in 2015
Personal information
Born (1995-01-13) 13 January 1995 (age 23)
Height 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Club IL Norna-Salhus
Coached by Einar Kristian Tveitå

Sven Martin Skagestad (born 13 January 1995) is a Norwegian athlete specialising in the discus throw.[1] He won the bronze medal at the 2014 World Junior Championships.

His personal best in the event is 65.20 metres set in Wiesbaden in 2016.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Norway
2011 European Youth Olympic Festival Trabzon, Turkey 8th Discus throw (1.5 kg) 69.26 m
2013 European Junior Championships Rieti, Italy 28th (q) Discus throw (1.75 kg) 46.53 m
2014 World Junior Championships Eugene, United States 3rd Discus throw (1.75 kg) 63.21 m
2015 European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 11th Discus throw 52.68 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 16th (q) Discus throw 62.04 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13th (q) Discus throw 62.45 m
2017 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st Discus throw 61.00 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom 26th (q) Discus throw 58.86 m