Name: Tom Walsh

Federation: New Zealand

Age: 24

It’s be a big year for the New Zealand Shot Putter
IAAF World Indoor champion
Olympic Bronze medallist
IAAF Diamond League Shot Put winner

Tom has now broken the Oceania Record three times in the last 10 days. This time with a best performance of 22.21m at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Zagreb

Here are some more statistics from Athletics New Zealand

PB in last meeting of year 22.21m (today)!
* NZ record
* Oceania record
* = Commonwealth record (Dylan Armstrong)
* 2nd longest throw in world for 2016
* =16th ranked shot putter of all time

For the IAAF’s full profile on Tom which includes all of his achievements and progressions over the last few years click here

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