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Poland's Wlodarczkyk completes hat trick of women's hammer throw world titles
Last Updated: 2017-08-09 09:33 | Xinhua
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Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk completed a hat trick of women's hammer throw world titles at the World Athletics Championships here on Monday.

Wlodarczyk, who won the event in 2009 and 2015, won the gold medal with a throw of 77.90 meters in her fifth attempt, adding the title to her two Olympic titles in 2012 and 2016.

China's Wang Zheng, who led earlier from the second attempt with 75.94 meters, settled for the silver, which is China's first medal at the championships.

Another Polish Malwina Kopron took bronze in 74.96 meters and China's Zhang Wenxiu was fourth in 74.53.

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