Tom Walsh: Olympic shot putter fresh off claiming bronze in Tokyo

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Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 7:03PM
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Tom Walsh: Olympic shot putter fresh off claiming bronze in Tokyo

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 7:03PM

It was another busy day for our New Zealand Olympians, with a gold from Lisa Carrington and a bronze from shot putter Tom Walsh.

Walsh has heaved a season's best of 22.47 metres in his final attempt, but he was well shy of repeat gold medallist Ryan Crouser who heaved the put 23.30 metres.

Tom Walsh joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.

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