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#ReturnToLondon: Historic fourth place for Thomas-Dodd in shot put event

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 4:42 PM
Thomas-Dodd; For me to come out here and to improve on what we have been doing all season, I am happy.

Jamaica's Danniel Thomas-Dodd finished just outside the medals in the women's shot put at the 16th IAAF World Championships in London.

Thomas-Dodd the first Jamaican woman to reach a World Champs final, placed fourth with a throw of 18.91 metres throw on her fifth attempt.

The event was won by Chinese Lijiao Gong with a 19.94 mark.


"I'm happy," said Thomas-Dodd on Television Jamaica.

"I'm already thinking about next season and some of the things that we can do to improve. For me to come out here and to improve on what we have been doing all season, I am happy," she said 

ATHLETE'S PROFILE


Name: Danniel Thomas-Dodd
Date of Birth: November 11, 1992
Event: Shot Put
Season's best: 19.15
Personal Best: 19.15