Olympics-Athletics-Crouser breaks Olympic record, wins gold in men's shot put

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Olympics-Athletics-Crouser breaks Olympic record, wins gold in men's shot put

Olympics-Athletics-Crouser breaks Olympic record, wins gold in men's shot put

TOKYO :Ryan Crouser of the United States defended his Olympic title as he won gold in the men's shot put at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, breaking his own record three times in the final and finishing with a mark of 23.30 metres.He set the previous record of 22.52m at the Rio Games five years ago, when he w

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021. Ryan Crouser of the United States in action REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachTokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021. Ryan Crouser of the United States celebrates after winning gold and a new Olympic Record REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021. Ryan Crouser of the United States in action REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachTokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021. Ryan Crouser of the United States celebrates with his national flag after winning gold REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021.Share this content Bookmark TOKYO -A world record had been predicted but Norway's Karsten Warholm had to utterly destroy it to hold off American Rai Benjamin and take gold on Tuesday in the men's 400 metres hurdles, in what will go down as one of the all-time great Olympic races.Advertisement 03 Aug 2021 01:40PM Share this content Bookmark TOKYO: Karsten Warholm was still patiently making his way through the media"mixed zone" more than an hour after his stunning, world-record-destroying run in the 400m hurdles on Tuesday, and still he seemed unable to absorb the enormity of his achievement.Advertisement Sport The mother of Tokyo Olympic fan favourite Raven Saunders has died, the American athlete said on social media, just days after she won silver in the shot put.

Ryan Crouser of the United States poses with his national flag after winning gold and a new Olympic Record REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021. Ryan Crouser of the United States in action REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021.70 seconds but he blew his own record away with an astonishing 45. Ryan Crouser of the United States celebrates after winning gold and a new Olympic Record REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021.94 seconds, taking almost a whole second off his own world record of 46. Ryan Crouser of the United States in action REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's Shot Put - Final - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 5, 2021. Benjamin pushed him all the way to take silver in 46. Ryan Crouser of the United States celebrates with his national flag after winning gold REUTERS/Hannah Mckay 05 Aug 2021 11:39AM . My number one guardian angel.