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Barlow High Grad closes Olympic spot with world record

Sam Barlow High School defended the gold medalist at the Olympics, breaking the record since 1990.

Eugene, Oregon — Ryan Crouser from Oregon broke the world record on his way to winning the spot for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics.

The 31-year-old shot put hit a 76-foot, 8 1/4-inch mark on his fourth throw-in in the final of the Olympic trial. He broke the old record of 75 feet 10 1/4 inches set by Randy Barnes in 1990.

When Krauser’s fourth attempt plunged into the soil, the quarter-filled stadium sent a collective gasping. About 30 minutes passed while the authorities were checking the distance. When it appeared on the board, he was attacked by a competitor near the circle.

Krauser graduated from Gresham’s Sambarlow High School and won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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Barlow High Grad closes Olympic spot with world record

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