Olympic champion Crouser sets shot put meeting record

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The Olympic rings are seen in front of Tokyo’s iconic Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower at Odaiba Marine Park on January 20, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympic champion Ryan Crouser of the United States set a meeting record to win the men’s shot put at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting here on Monday.

Crouser unleashed a throw of 22.74m at his third attempt, beating his own meeting record of 22.28m set here in 2016.
World champion Joe Kovacs, also from the U.S., came second with 21.30m while Germany’s rising star David Storl took third with a throw of 21.20m.

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