American thrower sets outright world record at the Simplot Games in Idaho on Saturday
Ryan Crouser says he has been tweaking his technique this winter in the never-ending quest for improvement.
The shot put legend simply used his tried-and-trusted method, though, as he beat his indoor world record of 22.82m and outdoor world record of 23.37m with a mighty 23.38m in Idaho on Saturday (Feb 18).
Competing indoors at the Simplot Games in Pocatello, the 30-year-old improved his outright world record – which was set in Eugene in June last year – by one centimetre. He has a good history at the Simplot Games, too, as he set a US indoor high school record there back in 2011.
The two-time Olympic and reigning world champion has now surpassed the 23-metre barrier in seven competitions during his career so far.
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