Reuters Photo Verifies David Storl Shot Put Victory

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Germany's David Storl retained his world shot put title in controversial circumstances on Friday (August 16) when his winning throw, originally ruled a foul, was allowed to stand after judges consulted Reuters photographer Kai Pfaffenbach's camera. Storl was trailing favourite American Ryan Whiting when he launched an obviously big effort in the fourth round, only for it to be ruled a foul as they judged that his foot had edged over the rim of the circle.