Canada’s Dylan Armstrong continued his march to the London Olympics his third gold medal in the past five days after winning the men’s shot put at the Hengelo Fanny Blankers-Koen track and field meet on Saturday.
Armstrong, from Kamloops, B.C., won with a season-best throw of 21.44 metres. Tomasz Majewski of Poland was second and Rutger Smith of the Netherlands finished third.
Armstrong also won a pair of gold medals in the Czech Republic of over the week. He won the Turnov Ludvik Danek meet on Tuesday with a throw of 20.93 metres and claimed gold in Friday’s Golden Spike meet with a throw of 21.29 metres.
The 31-year-old athlete is rounding into form after he suffered from an arm injury earlier in the season and had a disappointing performance at the world indoor championships in March.