Back-to-back brothers: Germany’s Harting takes gold four years after brother

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A personal best on his final throw launched Germany’s Christoph Harting to gold in the men’s discus throw on Saturday.

The 6-foot-9 25-year-old heaving his last attempt 68.37m to join his brother, 2012 discus gold medalist Robert Harting, as back-to-back winners.’s

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Piotr Malachowski of Poland took silver, while Daniel Jasinski made it two Germans on the podium with a bronze finish.

American thrower Mason Finley finished 11th.