Tom Walsh breaks record with massive throw

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Friday, 31 August 2018, 9:34AM
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Diamond League shot put champion Tom Walsh joins Radio Sport Breakfast after his dominant performance in Zurich this morning.

Kiwi shot putter Tom Walsh has claimed his second overall Diamond League title while breaking a record in the process.

The Kiwi shot putter has beaten the all-time Diamond League record by four centimetres, with a throw of 22.60 metres in his second effort at the season-ending event in Zurich

The win sees the reigning world champion clinch the overall title and a purse of NZ$75,000, after also winning in Oslo and Morocco.

Walsh's throw was just seven centimetres shy of his personal best, set earlier this year in Auckland.

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