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Benn Harradine breaks a record and gives notice to Olympic rivals

benn harradineAt one of the most low-key events on the national calendar in Townsville discus thrower Benn Harradine became the first male to break an Australian record this season and put the world on notice.

He is only the second athlete this season to set a national record after Alana Boyd's pole vault of 4.76 metres in February in Perth.

Harradine, a man mountain from Newcastle, hurled the discus 67.53...


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