• Colombia's Mauricio Ortega Sets South American Discus Throw Record with 70.26m

By Watch Athletics

Colombian discus thrower Mauricio Ortega set a new South American record with 70.26m throw in a meet in a meet in Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal on Wednesday.

Ortega added more than three meters to his personal best breaking Ecuador's Juan Caicedo 69.60m South American record.

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