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Report17 Sep 2020

Crouser dominant again with 22.59m in Belgrade

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).

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Report14 Sep 2020

Crouser smashes meeting record in Zagreb with 22.74m

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.

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Feature11 Sep 2020

Adapting to change sends Crouser on an unprecedented roll

Ryan Crouser is on an unprecedented shot putting roll.

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Report08 Sep 2020

Kiplimo, Crouser, Kipyegon and Taylor impress in Ostrava

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).

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Feature07 Sep 2020

Vetter joins Warholm, Duplantis and Crouser in race to break the next world record

Another week, another world record was seriously threatened.

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News01 Sep 2020

Crouser - Kovacs showdown confirmed for Zagreb

Olympic champion Ryan Crouser and world champion Joe Kovacs will face-off for the just the second time since their epic showdown at last year’s World Championships at the 70th edition of the Hanzekovic Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb, Croatia, on 14 September.

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Report29 Aug 2020

Crouser’s 22.72m cracks stadium record in Des Moines, McSweyn sets meeting record in Gothenburg

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).

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Feature28 Aug 2020

With quiet determination, Mitton continues on her Olympic path

As one of the world’s shortest elite shot putters, World University Games champion Sarah Mitton certainly does not cut an intimidating physical presence.

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Feature12 Aug 2020

The glorious twelfth – a day of world record landmarks

Today marks the anniversaries of three very significant historic world records which were all set in 1960 in Walnut, California.

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Feature27 Jul 2020

Inspired by Italian greats, Fabbri ready to take on the world’s best

It was perhaps fitting that Leonard Fabbri broke the Italian indoor shot put record in Satra on the outskirts of Stockholm earlier this year.

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Feature24 Jul 2020

String of lockdowns and postponements delay Romani's Olympic ambitions

After coming desperately close to several world titles, few athletes were as desperate to get on the plane to Tokyo as Brazilian shot putter Darlan Romani.

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Feature27 May 2020

Crouser building the foundations for a return to competition

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.

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