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Canada’s Sarah Mitton wins gold in shot put at world indoor athletics championships

By Canadian Press

Mar 1, 2024 | 7:15 AM

GLASGOW, United Kingdom — Sarah Mitton set a Canadian record and claimed the gold medal in women’s shot put at the world athletics indoor championships on Friday.

Mitton’s record throw, on her fifth attempt, measured 20.22 metres.

The reigning Commonwealth and Pan American Games champion from Brooklyn, N.S., had already clinched victory on her fourth throw, which measured 20.20, also setting a national mark. 

Yemisi Ogunleye of Germany won silver with a throw of 20.19, while Chase Jackson of the United States claimed bronze with a throw of 19.67.


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