Crouser sets MR of 22.28m in Zagreb, Walsh sets Oceana Record, Majewski competes in his last shot put

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Crouser_RyanFEQ-OlyTr16.JPGRyan Crouser, winner in Zagreb, photo by PhotoRun.net

Crouser meet record 22.28
ZAGREB (CRO, Sep 5): Great shout put at Zagreb Fountains during 2nd Ivan Ivancic Memorial as part of Zagreb IAAF World Challenge meet. Olympic winner Ryan Crouser improved the meet record by 6 cm to excellent 22.28 (his second best of the career). Second New Zealand´s Tomas Walsh bettered his own Oceanian record from Zurich by 1 cm to 22.21. Both achieved their top mark in round 5. Third US newcomer on the circuit Darrell Hill 21.44 (2nd best of his career) and fourth Congo´s ISTAF winner Frank Elemba 20.89 (3rd best of his career) still ahead of World champion and Olympic silver winner Joe Kovacs 20.42 (second best 20.35). Sixth Serbian Asmir Kolasinac 20.42 (second best 20.16) and seventh in his last meet double Olympic winner Tomasz Majewski 20.24.

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Tomasz Majewski, photo by PhotoRun.net

Tomasz Majewski, 2008 and 2012 Olympic champion, had his last competition in Zagreb, this is the tribute we did for the Big Guy yesterday: http://www.runblogrun.com/2016/09/tomasz-majewskis-final-competition-in-zagreb-on-5-september.html.

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