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  •   Home > News > Sports > Athletics

    Olympic medal hopeful Tom Walsh has had a fourth straight win in the build-up to the Tokyo Olympics

    Olympic medal hopeful Tom Walsh has had a fourth straight win in the build-up to the Tokyo Olympics


    However, his 21.46 metre throw at a meet in Poland is short of his 22-metre best this year.

    That mark is the fifth furtherest heave in 2021 - 1.37 metres shy of new world record holder Ryan Crouser.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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