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Shot Put

Greg Hansen: Jill Camarena-Williams puts Olympics in rearview mirror

Greg Hansen: Jill Camarena-Williams puts Olympics in rearview mirror

To win a gold or silver medal at the London Olympics, Jill Camarena-Williams needed to throw the shot about 68 feet, nothing less. Even when you are the American- record holder, as Camarena-Williams is, a throw of 68 feet is a life-changing, money-in-your-bank-account, name-in-the-record-boo…

September 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Track & field: Suhr's surprise gold in pole vault

Track & field: Suhr's surprise gold in pole vault

Georganne Moline

August 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Track & field: Suhr's surprise gold in pole vault

Track & field: Suhr's surprise gold in pole vault

Jill Camarena-Williams

August 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Track & field: Suhr's surprise gold in pole vault

Track & field: Suhr's surprise gold in pole vault

LONDON - For the first time before a big meet, Jenn Suhr heard a positive message from her husband, Rick, who's also her coach.

August 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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UA's two shot putters don't make Olympic final

Two athletes with Southern Arizona ties faltered overnight in the preliminaries of the women's shot put in London.

August 06, 2012 11:28 amLoading…

Olympics: Former UA thrower and football player Ugwu made two Olympics for Nigeria

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

July 21, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…

Track & field: UA's Labonte favored to win shot put at Canadian olympic trials

Before she ever dreamed about setting the Canadian shot put record, Julie Labonte used her sport to teach her a new language.

June 29, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Shot putter, hubby eye London

Shot putter, hubby eye London

Jill Camarena-Williams, a UA volunteer coach, holds the outdoor record (66 feet 2 1/2 inches) and indoor record (66-3 1/4) in women's shot put and became the first U.S. woman to medal at worlds.

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Shot putter Jill Camarena-Williams, hubby eye London

Shot putter Jill Camarena-Williams, hubby eye London

The couple had three different wedding receptions in 2009 - in her Northern California hometown, with his folks in Arco, Idaho, and another in their adopted home of Provo, Utah.

June 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Shot putter, hubby eye London

Shot putter, hubby eye London

Shot putter Jill Camarena-Williams, practicing for the U.S. Olympic trials at UA's Rincon Vista facility, says a throw of about 62 feet should be enough to qualify for the London Games. She went to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

June 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
51 days away: Shot putter Maren Seidler qualified for 4 Olympic Games

51 days away: Shot putter Maren Seidler qualified for 4 Olympic Games

Maren Seidler is arguably the best women's shot putter the United States has ever seen. She won 23 national titles and was the first American woman to throw the shot farther than 60 feet. She was a four-time U.S. Olympic trials winner.

June 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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