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Armstrong continues Diamond form

Dylan Armstrong’s dominance continues in Rome; remains 2011 Diamond Race leader

OTTAWA – Kamloops, BC’s Dylan Armstrong remains undefeated this season in the shot put claiming the title today at the Golden Gala Diamond League meeting in Rome, Italy.  Armstrong’s fifth throw of 21.60-metres was enough to secure the win and earn 4 more points in the Diamond Race.
Rome Golden Gala Shot Put
1.   Dylan Armstrong, 21.60m
2.   Tomasz Majewski (POL), 21.20m
3.   Reese Hoffa (USA), 21.13m

Armstrong is still the World Leader in the men’s shot put with his throw of 21.72-metres registered in San Diego, California on April 23rd and leads the Diamond Race with 8 points.

Shot put Diamond Race standings

1.   Dylan Armstrong, 8 points
2.   Reese Hoffa (USA), 3 points
3.   Tomasz Majewski (POL), 2 points
4.   Kyle Whiting (USA), 1 point

Felicien makes season debut

Making her season debut, Pickering, ON’s Perdita Felicien raced to a 6th place finish in the 100-metre hurdles crossing the line in 12.88 seconds.


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