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Crouser Wins Gold, Kovacs Takes Silver in Men's Shot Put

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Tokyo Olympics Athletics
Tokyo Olympics Athletics
AP

For the second consecutive Olympics, Americans Ryan Crouser and Joe Kovacs finished first and second respectively in the men’s shot put event. 

Crouser beat his own Olympic record, throwing the shot put 23.30 meters on his final attempt to take the gold. 

Kovacs’ best throw came in at 22.65 meters. New Zealand’s Tomas Walsh won the bronze with a throw of 22.47 meters.