Few would assume that a town called ‘Boring’ would produce one of the most exciting sporting prospects in the world.
Ryan Crouser celebrated his first ever visit to Serbia by unleashing another tremendous series of throws to comprehensively dominate the Belgrade city centre shot put competition, with his first round 22.59m being his best effort but having all five of his valid throws in excess of 22.32m on Thursday (17).
Olympic champion Ryan Crouser continued his unbeaten 2020 campaign at the Hanzekovic Memorial on Monday (14), winning the shot put at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting with a Croatian all-comers’ record of 22.74m.
Ryan Crouser is on an unprecedented shot putting roll.
Impressive victories by Jacob Kiplimo, Ryan Crouser and Christian Taylor produced the key highlights at the Golden Spike, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on Tuesday (8).
Another week, another world record was seriously threatened.
Johannes Vetter threatened the world record in the javelin throw to highlight the Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Chorzow, Silesia, Poland, on Sunday (6).
Ryan Crouser, Sam Kendricks and Laura Muir will bring strong momentum to Silesia's Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in Chorzow, Poland, on Sunday (6), the next stop on the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting series.
Olympic champion Ryan Crouser produced the 12th-best throw in history to win the shot put at the Drake Blue Oval Showcase, throwing 22.72m at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Des Moines on Saturday (29).
Golden Spike meeting director Jan Zelezny today announced the latest top names for the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava on 8 September.
Two weeks after running a Dutch 400m hurdles record of 54.47 in the rain, 20-year-old Femke Bol was back in Arnhem on Saturday (18) – this time in better conditions – and took another chunk off her record, clocking 53.79.
Ryan Crouser has long been a handyman. Since hanging out in his grandfather’s work shed as a youngster, the Olympic shot put champion has had a keen interest in DIY and he recently called upon that passion to build his own shot circle.