Next 11 and 12th March the best European throwers will travel to Gran Canaria to participate in the 17th edition of the European Throwing Cup, one of the first international athletic dates of 2017 which will be disputed for third time in Spain (and second in the Canary islands) after Los Realejos 2009 and Castellon 2013 editions.
With a magnificent climate in this time of the year, cities of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, most populated city in Canary Islands and ninth in overall Spain, and Vecindario de Santa Lucía, neuralgic center of Southwest Gran Canaria, will offer a superb conditions to throwers in order to improve their personal bests and offer a magnificent competition.
Canarias, hospitable land with all their visitants, is also cradle of big throwers, being its main reference Spanish record holder in discus Mario Pestano. This athlete is live story of the competition with nine participations being his main place the second achieved in four of them.
We see you in Gran Canaria! Don't miss the date!