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Rahway's Jordan West Finishes 6th in Shot Put at IAAF U20 Junior World Track & Field Championships; USA's Piperi 2nd

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Jordan West of Rahway placed sixth in the shot put at the Junior World Championships held in Finland on Tuesday Credits: University of Tennessee Athletics
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TAMPERE, FINLAND - Jordan West of Rahway finished sixth in the shot put on the first day of the IAAF U20 Junior World Track & Field Championships held Tuesday in Tampere Stadium.

West's best throw was his first, which traveled 19.86 meters/65 feet, 2 inches. The sophomore at the University of Tennessee followed with four straight foul attempts.

Adrian Piperi of Texas won the silver medal for the USA with a throw of 22.06 meters/72 feet, 4.5 inches, breaking the USA Junior record held Jordan GeistKyle Blignaut of South Africa edged out Piperi to win the gold medal with a throw of 22.07 meters/72 feet, 5 inches.

 

 

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