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  •   Home > News > Sports > Athletics

    Olympics year has dawned and Tom Walsh is aware of what will be on the line

    Olympics year has dawned and Tom Walsh is aware of what will be on the line


    The kiwi shotputter will chase gold in Tokyo, after a bronze medal finish in Rio.

    Since then, he won the outdoor world championship in 2017 as well as Commonwealth Games gold a year later.

    He says he has a busy schedule, with some New Zealand events to start before the indoor world title defence and then onto the Diamond League.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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