• Richards Sets Record and Wins Gold in Shot Put for Jamaica in Glasgow

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The two time world university games champion O'Dayne Richards of Jamaica won the first Commonwealth Games gold medal for the Jamaican team after he won the men's shot put contest on Monday night.

The 25-year-old Richards, in the fourth round threw a massive 21.61 smashing the Commonwealth games and Caribbean record. 

New Zealand's shot put prodigy Tom Walsh took silver with a toss of 21.24m just 2 centimeters shy of his personal best, while Tim Nedow of Canada took bronze with a mark of 20.59 meters.

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