US Olympic champion Ryan Crouser’s has shattered the shot put world record that has stood for 31 years.
FoxSports reports the 28-year-old defending champion easily won the US track and field trials, finally beating the record that had stood since May 20, 1990, and had long been his goal in the sport.
He didn’t just beat the record, he smashed it.
Randy Barnes’ previous world record was 23.12m, but Crouser’s new mark is 23.37m — 25cm past the previous mark.
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