Armstrong places third overall on Diamond League circuit @KamThisWeek

September 10, 2013

September 10, 2013

KAMLOOPS THIS WEEK – Dylan Armstrong finished tied for third in the overall 2013 Diamond League shot-put standings after the last event on the circuit was held in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday, Sept. 6.

He placed fourth on Friday with a toss of 20.76 metres.

Ryan Whiting of the U.S. threw 21.45 metres to win gold and lock up first place in the overall standings.

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Another Diamond League Medal for Armstrong @KamThisWeek #DiamondLeague

August 29, 2013

August 28, 2013

KAMLOOPS FREE PRESS – Dylan Armstrong claimed bronze in shot put at a Diamond League event in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

The Kamloops product threw 21.13 metres.

Ryan Whiting of the U.S. won with a 22.03-metre toss and David Storl of Germany was second, throwing 21.19 metres.

The meet was the second last on the Diamond League circuit, a series of events sanctioned by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

Armstrong will compete in the last event of the series in Brussels on Sept. 6.

After the season is over, Armstrong said he will, “take a little time off and catch up with the business side of things, then get back to the grind.”