Latest News

Commonwealth Games: Thomas Dodd wins shot put title with record throw

Friday, April 13, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!

GOLD COAST, Australia — Jamaica's Danniel Thomas Dodd took the women's shot put title with a new record at the Commonwealth Games currently underway in Gold Coast, Australia.

She struck gold with a winning throw of 19.36 metres. This is also her first senior gold medal in the event.

In second place is Dame Valerie Adams of New Zealand with a throw of 18.70, while third place went to Canada's Brittany Crew with a throw of 18.32.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon