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Tomlinson sets American age-group record in 44-lb throw - Wins ultraweight pentathlon, weight and superweight throw


Last updated 11/2/2007 at Noon

Fallbrook’s Doug Tomlinson set an American age group record in the 44-pound weight throw during the ultraweight pentathlon October 6 in Seattle.

Tomlinson also won the ultraweight pentathlon, finishing first in all five events, and he also won the 16-pound weight throw and the 35-pound superweight throw.

“I did pretty good there,” Tomlinson said.

“Once I won the first two [the 16-pound and 35-pound throws], I knew I’d won the other one,” Tomlinson said. “The surprise was setting the American record.”

Tomlinson, who turned 75 in January, competes in the 75-79 age group. H...

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