The world’s top ranked women’s heavyweight champion

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The world’s top ranked women’s heavyweight champion


DeAnna Price threw a world record 26.02 meters to win the women’s shot put Friday at the US Indoor Track and Field Championships and the world 200m championship. Noah Lyles easy adjustment to 60m.

Price, the 2019 world outdoor hammer champion, twice broke the old mark of 25.60 set by fellow American Gwen Berry at the 2017 US meet.

Price, 29, broke Berry’s mark with a 25.77m effort in the third round and then broke his own mark with a 26.02 in the fifth round.

World outdoor hammer throw champion Brooke Andersen was second in 24.97.

Lyles reached the 60m semi-finals on Saturday by winning his first heat in 6.60 seconds.

Lyles, the two-time 200 world champion who won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Games, won the Boston Indoor Grand Prix in a personal best of 6.51 two weeks ago.

He was disqualified for a false start at the Millrose Games last week.

Lyles finished third-best all-time among the qualifiers after Brandon Carnes and JT Smith went 1-2 in their heat in 6.59.

Vashti Cunningham, the 2016 world champion, won her seventh U.S. indoor high jump crown, clearing 2.00m.

The 25-year-old daughter of former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham has also won five US overseas championships.

Tara Davis Woodhall, sixth in the Tokyo Olympicswon her first US women’s long jump crown with a leap of 6.99m, a world best.

Donald Scott won his fifth US indoor pole vault title with a jump of 16.96. The Americans also have two overseas crowns in the event.

Steve Bastien won the heptathlon with 6,012 points, ahead of Will Daniels with 66 after winning the 1,000 final in 2:44.50 and Daniels fourth in 2:53.93.

Daniel Haugh won the men’s shot put with 25.44m.

Valerie Constien won the women’s 3,000 in 8:48.29, Whittni Morgan won by .13 of a second, and Samuel Prakel won the men’s 3,000 in 8:12.46.


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