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American Kovacs wins men’s world shot put

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© AFP / by Alastair HIMMER | Joe Kovacs celebrates after winning the men's shot put world title in Beijing on August 23, 2015

© AFP / by Alastair HIMMER | Joe Kovacs celebrates after winning the men’s shot put world title in Beijing on August 23, 2015

BEIJING: American Joe Kovacs won the men’s shot put at the world championships in Beijing on Sunday.

Kovacs heaved a best of 21.93 metres to dash David Storl’s bid for a hat-trick of world titles, the German claiming silver with 21.74m.

Jamaican O’Dayne Richards took bronze with 21.69m.

by Alastair HIMMER -AFP