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Al Feuerbach Puts a New Record

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05/05/1973

At the age of 25, Al Feuerbach, one of the greatest athletes in Shot-putting, sets a new world record throwing the metal ball to a distance of 21.82m. He later said, his record was a result of 11 years of hard work.

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Feuerbach also set a world record in indoors Shot-putting (in Feb 1972) – 21.6m.

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