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Ryan Crouser, Joe Kovacs: Meet the two athletes who dominate shot put

The two are the reigning Olympic gold and silver medalists in the shot put. For the unfamiliar: That’s the event in which gigantic athletes sheathed in spandex heave palm-size spheres the weight of bowling balls as far as they can.

Big man in search of recognition

Inderjeet, standing tall at 6’5” and tipping the scales at 150 kilograms, wasn't taking any chances.


Adams makes history

Valerie Adams became the first woman to win four successive world titles when she secured shot put gold.

OP clears the London mark

The earlier personal best of the 24-year-old,who is now training in Hungary,was 20.02 metres which he registered at the 2009 Inter-State Athletics meet in Chennai.

For the record,Vij is Asia No.1

When Saurabh Vij hurled the shot put 20.65 metres,he had gone past Shakti Singh's 20.42 set in 2000.