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Dylan Armstrong sets shotput record at Pan American Games

Can you think of a better name for a shot putter?

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Canada's Dylan Armstrong competes during the shot put at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 25. Amstrong won the gold medal and set a new Pan American record with 21.30m.

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Noah Bryant, of the United States, applies chock on his neck during the shot put competition at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 25.

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Lerone Clarke of Jamaica reacts after winning the gold medal in the men's 100m final during Day 11 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Stadium on October 25 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Christopher Devon Brown of the Bahamas leaves the starting block to compete in the men's 400m semifinal during Day 11 of the XVI Pan American Games at Telmex Stadium on October 25 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Cuban left fielder Alfredo Despaigne breaks his bat during the bronze medal baseball game against Mexico at the Pan American Games in Lagos De Moreno, Jalisco October 25.