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Baker second at USA

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — Lindsay Baker, a 2017 graduate of East Liverpool High School, placed second in the shot put at the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships on Sunday.

Baker had her best throw of 54-feet-4 on her fifth attempt at Indiana University to earn a spot on Team USA that will compete at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Junior World Track and Field Championships from July 10-15 in Tempere, Finland. The top two in the throwing events made Team USA.

A redshirt freshman at Ashland University, Baker is currently ranked third in the world in the under-20 shot put.

She won the Ohio Division II shot put in 2017 and holds the Columbiana County record at 48-feet-0 3/4.

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