DAEGU, South Korea – Latvia’s Vadims Vasilevskis will be a key admission from Friday’s men’s javelin final at the IAAF World Championships after failing to make it past qualifying. Going into Thursday’s qualifying Vasilevskis was amongst the favorites, having produced one of the biggest throws of the season (88.2 meters). But on Thursday he did not even look close to throwing that distance, managing a best of just 75.23 meters in his three qualifying attempts which would prove to be over five meters short of what was required to...
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