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Ryan Crouser improves world lead for USATF shot put title

EUGENE – Competing in his home state often brings out the best in Ryan Crouser, a volunteer assistant with the Razorbacks, and he delivered once again on Friday with a winning mark of 75 feet, 10.25 inches (23.12) to better field by nearly 10 full inches. Competing in the...
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Ryan Crouser wins USA shot put title, Williams fourth in 100

Micah Williams misses qualifying for world championships at competition in Eugene.Ryan Crouser made sure he'll get a shot at his first world championship with an impressive performance on Friday at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene. Portland sprinter Micah Williams ran a strong race, but came up just short of qualifying for the World Athletics Championships in the men's 100 meters. And, in the under-20 championships Friday afternoon, Lake Oswego High junior-to-be Mia Brahe-Pedersen broke an Oregon high school 100-meters record for girls that dated to 1968. Crouser won the men's shot put, with...
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Olympic Champion Ryan Crouser Captures First Diamond League Trophy

Ryan Crouser competes in the Men's Shot Put Final at The Diamond League athletics competition on Sept. 8, 2021 in Zurich, Switzerland. While enjoying the greatest year of his career, shot putter Ryan Crouser still had one more item on his “To Do” list. “I think I can almost guarantee...

Ex-Longhorn Ryan Crouser Wins Olympic Gold

On Thursday, former Longhorn Ryan Crouser threw for over 23.3 meters, breaking the Olympic shot put record and earning himself a gold medal. Crouser was the first member of the U.S. men’s track and field team to win a gold medal in Tokyo. This isn’t Crouser’s first Olympic milestone; he...
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Team USA Gold Medal Shot Putter Ryan Crouser on His Grandfather and Texas

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser revealed his grandfather, who introduced him to the sport, passed away the day before Crouser left for Tokyo. Crouser, from Oregon, called his grandfather ”my biggest fan and biggest supporter”. “He got to see Olympic gold in 2016 and got to see the world...

American Olympian Ryan Crouser sets shot-put record, dedicates gold to grandfather

American Ryan Crouser set an Olympic record in the shot-put event Thursday and won a gold medal at the Tokyo Games. It was Crouser’s second Olympic individual gold medal as he scored a 23.30 and he dedicated the victory to his late grandfather, who died a week before the Games started. Crouser had a piece of paper with him and held it up to the cameras: "Grandpa, we did it, 2020 Olympic champion!"