Gehm Places Ninth in Discus at Pan American U20 Championships

Zach Gehm
Zach Gehm

San José, Costa Rica - Youngstown State freshman Zach Gehm placed 9th in the discus throw on Friday evening at the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships in San José, Costa Rica.

Gehm recorded his best mark of the evening on his first attempt when he launched the discus 54.69m at National Stadium.

Chile's Claudio Romero Beltran took home the gold medal with a throw of 62.07m, while Cuba's Miguel Perez earned the silver medal with a mark of 61.48m. Kentucky's Joshua Sobota captured the bronze medal with a throw 61.32m.