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Majewski wins gold in shot put, Hoffa gets bronze for U.S.

Tomasz Majewski of Poland won his second straight gold medal in men's shot put on Friday and Reese Hoffa of the United States claimed bronze for his first Olympic medal.

Majewski defend his Olympic title from the 2008 Beijing Games with a throw of 21.89 meters to beat Germany's David Storl by just .03 meters. Hoffa, who finished seventh in Beijing, took third with a toss of 21.23 meters.

Hoffa's countryman Christian Cantwell, the silver medalist in Beijing, was fourth with a top throw of 21.19 meters.

Canada's Dylan Armstrong finished fifth and Ryan Whiting of the U.S. came in ninth.