Canadian hammer thrower Camryn Rogers wins gold at Commonwealth Games

Canadian hammer thrower Camryn Rogers wins gold at Commonwealth Games

Canadian hammer thrower Camryn Rogers wins gold at Commonwealth Games Canada collects 17 medals on ninth day of competition in England Canadian hammer thrower Camryn Rogers topped the podium in the women's final on Saturday for the country's 22nd gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The 23-year-old from Richmond, B.C., launched her third throw 74.08 metres to win the event in front of a roaring crowd at Alexander Stadium. New Zealand's Julia Ratcliffe claimed silver with a throw of 69.63m, while fellow Canadian Jillian Weir of Kingston, Ont., captured bronze (67.35m). Rogers was under pressure after hitting the cage on her second attempt, leaving her with just …
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