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Heidler edges two-time winner Moreno to claim gold for Germany

Heidler edges two-time winner Moreno to claim gold for Germany

Germany's Betty Heidler threw 74.76 meters to win the women's hammer throw gold medal Thursday at the track and field world championships.
Heidler, who was ranked No. 2 in the world last year, edged two-time gold medalist Yipsi Moreno by two centimeters.
Zhang Wenxiu finished third at 74.39, giving China its first medal of the championships.
Olympic and defending world champion Olga Kezenkova failed to reach the final.


Updated : 2021-08-06 04:13 GMT+08:00