Fri, 26 Feb 2021

Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser set a new world indoor record on Sunday, breaking Randy Barnes' 32-year-old mark with a throw of 74ft 10.5 inches (22.82 meters).

The 28-year-old American, gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics, broke the previous indoor record of 74ft 4in (22.66m) with his first throw at the American Track League event in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Barnes' previous record had stood since January 1989.

Source: News24

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