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Free State's De Klerk wins discus bronze in Cali

───   MORGAN PIEK 13:39 Thu, 04 Aug 2022

Free State's De Klerk wins discus bronze in Cali | News Article
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Miné de Klerk of Welkom has won the bronze medal in the discus for women at the World Athletics U20 Championship in Cali, Columbia.

De Klerk set a new U20 national record in the event with a throw of 53.43 metres.

Emma Sralla of Sweden took the gold with a throw of 54.48m, while Despoina Filippidou of Greece won the silver with an attempt of 54.48m for what is a season’s best.

On Tuesday, the student at the University of Oregon, De Klerk, won the shot put gold with a heave of 17.17m.

Last year in Nairobi, De Klerk won the silver medal in the same event.

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