THE BALL – Auriol Dongmo is world indoor champion (Athletics)

Auriol Dongmo won the women’s shot put event at the World Indoor Championships on Friday. The Portuguese athlete ensured the conquest in Belgrade with a throw of 20.43 meters, the best world mark of the year.

Chase Ealey (USA) took second place with a North American indoor record throw of 20.21 meters and Jessica Schilder of the Netherlands completed the podium with a throw of 19.48 meters. Also noteworthy for the 12th place of Jessica Incude, the other Portuguese athlete whose best mark was 17.58 meters.

This is Auriol Dongmo’s second title in the space of a week. On March 12, the Sporting athlete won the European Cup in Leiria with 19.68 meters.

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