China’s Wang Breaks World Record

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China’s Wang Jun broke the world record to clinch her first Paralympic gold medal in the women’s shot put event at the Rio Paralympic games.

The 26-year-old registered a best effort of 13.91 metres to beat the previous record of 13.05m set by Ukraine’s Mariia Pomazan in October last year.

Pomazan took silver with 13.59m while Brazil’s Marivana Oliveira pocketed bronze with 9.28 m.

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