Lakeside's Reese Hoffa fourth in World Championships

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Friday August 16, 2013

MOSCOW (AP) -- David Storl of Germany kept his shot put title at the world championships Friday.

Storl's winning throw of 71 feet, 3 1/2 inches was first flagged for a foul but later reinstated.

Ryan Whiting of the United States, the season's top performer, took the silver with a toss of 70-9 1/4 and Dylan Armstrong of Canada earned the bronze at 70-0 1/4.

Lakeside product Reese Hoffa finished fourth.

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