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QuoteGUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP)- Yarelys Barrios of Cuba has broken a 24-year-old Pan American Games record in the women´s discus.Display More
Barrios threw 66.40 meters to break the previous mark of 65.58 held by Maritza Marten of Cuba from the 1987 Pan Am Games in Indianapolis.
She says it is an incredible satisfaction to break such an old record from someone from her own country.
The 28-year-old Barrios broke the record on her first throw in Guadalajara. And the victory allowed her to defend her gold…