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Pickard sets USATF shot put record

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Justin Pickard hurls a shot put during a USATF meet at Dozier Field on May 11. Courtesy Darci Herr
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Submitted by Ben Herr

The Park City Track Club hosted the opening meet of the Utah USA Track and Field season at Dozier Field on Saturday, May 11. A total of 191 athletes participated in the event with three long-standing USATF records falling.

Justin Pickard of the Park City Track Club broke the record for 18 year olds in the shot put with a throw of 45 feet 10 inches, besting the old mark by 10 inches. New records were also set in both the youth girls’ 400-meter dash and the youth boys’ javelin.

The next USATF meet will be held at Utah Valley University on May 25 with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Contact Tony Glover for additional information at 801-641-9567.


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