Former MU track star wins shot put world championship

Friday, March 7, 2008 | 8:10 p.m. CST; updated 4:30 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Former MU track star Christian Cantwell won his second IAFF World Indoor Championship in the shot put on Friday in Valencia, Spain. Cantwell won with a fifth-round throw of 71 feet, 5¼ inches.