O’Dayne Richards threw 21.37m on his first attempt to finished second in the field event at the Brussels Diamond League in Belgium on Friday. Richards gave Jamaica its first Shot Put medal after equaling the National record 21.69 at the IAAF World Championships last month.
The Commonwealth Games champion and National record holder, who also won gold at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada in July, only managed to record two legal throws after six attempts. New Zealand’s Tom Walsh won the event after throwing 21.39. See offical results below.