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Inverness Harrier successfully defends British Discus Championship in Manchester


By Will Clark

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Inverness Harrier Kirsty Law has become British discus champion for the second time after throwing a personal best at Manchester tonight.

Kirsty Law is a two-time British champion.
Kirsty Law is a two-time British champion.

The Munlochy athlete clinched the title with her final attempt when she threw 57 metres 95 centimetres, beating her previous best by 16 centimetres.

Her training partner Jade Lalley was leading the championship with a throw of 55 metres 13 centimetres until the final round.

But Law, a 12-time Scottish champion, produced a giant throw with Lalley's last attempt only reaching 57 metres 20 centimetres.

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