Athletics: Diamond League win for Tom Walsh

Tom Walsh competes in the Men's Shot Put during the IAAF Diamond League Shanghai. Photo / Getty Images
Tom Walsh competes in the Men's Shot Put during the IAAF Diamond League Shanghai. Photo / Getty Images

Kiwi shotputter Tom Walsh has continued his positive build-up to Rio with victory at the Stockholm Diamond league event.

With a field missing his key rivals for Olympic medals, Walsh had a best throw of 21.13 metres, nearly 60 centimetres better than his nearest competitor from Poland.

Walsh warmed up with a throw of 20.93 metres to start, before the remainder of his counting throws all surpassed 21 metres.

- Radio Sport

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