Lars Riedel at the 1996 Olympic Games (© Getty Images)
German Olympic discus champion Lars Riedel registered the best discus performance of the year recording 69.18m at the athletics meeting here on Saturday.
The four-times World champion surpassed the previous season's best of 69.05m set on 26 May in Salinas by John Godina (USA).
Other significant performances in the same meeting: James Beckford (JAM) beat Ivan Pedroso of Cuba by 11cm, to win the men's long jump with a leap of 8.39m; Constantin Katsioudis GRE) threw 88.82 to win the javelin competition and Joey Woody (USA) won the 400m hurdles with 48.47. Astrid Kumbernuss won the women's shot put with 19.13m.