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World men's discus record set at ThrowTown Ramona

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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Lithuania's Mykolas Alekna set a world record in the men's discus throw Sunday during the 2024 Oklahoma Throws Series World Invitational, an international athletic event hosted by ThrowTown Ramona, located 25 miles north of downtown Tulsa. Alekna threw the discus 74.35 meters (244 feet), breaking the previous world record of 74.08 meters set in 1986. Another weekend highlight was Cuba's Yaime Perez breaking the North American women’s discus record with a throw of 73.09 meters (240 feet), surpassing the previous record of 71.46 meters held by Valarie Allman of the...

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