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Doha 2019: Danniel Thomas-Dodd bags shot put silver

Thursday, October 03, 2019

DOHA, Qatar — National record holder Danniel Thomas-Dodd has won silver in the women's shot put at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The Commonwealth and Pan-American champion made her longest throw of 19.47 metres, a personal best, on her final attempt.

 This is the first ever medal for a Jamaican woman in a world champs throws competition.

Gong Lijiao won the gold with her fourth throw of 19.55m, while bronze went to Christina Schwanitz (19.17m) of Germany.