Former Tiger wins world shot put championship - KMOV.com

Former Tiger wins world shot put championship

BERLIN - Former Missouri Tiger and Olympic silver medalist Christian Cantwell won the shot put World Championship at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Berlin after tossing 22.03 meters (72-feet, 3- inches) in his fifth attempt Saturday.

His mark is a new season-best, shattering his previous distance of 21.81 meters, set at the Aviva London Grand Prix three weeks ago. The event title is the first-ever Outdoor IAAF World Championship for Cantwell, adding to his two Indoor IAAF World Championships, in 2004 and 2008. to read the full article from the Columbia Missourian.

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