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Hitchon makes history with hammer bronze

Sophie Hitchon threw a British record to claim a bronze medal in the women’s hammer with her very last throw of a competition that also saw another world record fall.

Sophie Hitchon wins bronze at Rio 2016


Sophie Hitchon sets a British record to win Britain's first women's medal in the hammer, taking bronze with her last throw. 15th August 2016

from BBC Sport

World Athletics 2013: Day-by-day guide to Moscow championships

Sophie Hitchon

8/15/16 Via BBC Sport · She used to be a ballet dancer. Now, Sophie Hitchon is an Olympic hammer bronze medalist.

from Mail Online

The former ballet dancer preparing for the performance of her life after leaping into the hammer final

Under pressure: Dancer turned hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon credits her years of performing ballet on the stage for helping her cope with pressure


Great Britain's Sophie Hitchon competes in the Hammer Throw


Result: Great Britain's Sophie Hitchon takes hammer throw bronze

Sophie Hitchon devastated not to make hammer final