Men Shot Put Create World Record In U.S Olympic Field ,Ryan Crouser
|Ryan Crouser throws a meet-record 75-2 (22.92M) for the top mark|
EUGENE, Oregon, June 19 – Ryan Crouser broke the world record in the men’s shot put with a 23.37-meter throw on the first night of the U.S. Olympic track and field events in Eugene, Oregon on Friday.
The former reigning Olympic gold medalist beat the previous record of 11:12 p.m. that had stood for more than 30 years and electrified the crowd in Eugene, Oregon.
“The moment he left my hand, I knew he was good,” he told reporters. “It wasn’t a perfect throw. The 6-foot-7 crouser hadn’t exceeded his morning qualifying spot of 22.92 on his first throws on the clear night and roared when he nearly threw the ball out of the sector.”
His fourth throw and raised his hands in triumph, his place at the next Olympic Games in Tokyo was guaranteed. “It was a weightlifting,” He said.”I’ve known since 2017 that it was possible. Joe Kovacs finished second with 22.34 while Payton Otterdahl took the last two of America’s three shot put places for Tokyo with 21.92.
The Oregon native, it was only fitting that Crouser should be the new one Hayward Field renews its first world record Success caused a stir at the start of the U. S Trials. Hope in all athletics disciplines battled for places in Team USA. Tokyo was delayed by a year from July. By Gene Cherry; Written by Amy Tennery; Edited by William Mallard and Shri Navratnamo