Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland wins Gold in Women’s Hammer Throw

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland won the Gold in Women’s Hammer Throw event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Monday.

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland wins Gold in Women’s Hammer Throw

Anita Wlodarczyk, the only woman to break the 80-meter barrier in the women’s Hammer throw, won the gold medal with a throw of 82.29m to break her previous world record of 81.08 m set in August 2015.

China’s Zhang Wenxiu, her next-closest competition, won the silver medal with a best throw of 76.75m.

Great Britain’s Sophie Hitchon claimed bronze with the best throw of 74.54 m.

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