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Tomasz Majewski defends in shot put

Updated: August 3, 2012, 8:18 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Tomasz Majewski beat some of the burliest athletes in track and field to become the first man since 1956 to retain an Olympic shot put title, so he was hardly going to let a pack of slender distance runners curb his celebration.

The 30-year-old Pole extended his winning margin to a meager three centimeters with the last shot in the final on Friday night, then raced across the track to see his coach and grab a national flag to drape over his shoulders. He got across a few seconds ...

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