Gwen Berry, Noah Lyles break world indoor records

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Gwen Berry broke the world indoor record in the women's weight throw and Noah Lyles toppled the 300-meter mark Saturday in the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships.
 
Berry heaved the 20-pound weight 84 feet. Lyles finished in 31.87 seconds, pushed throughout the race by Paul Dedewo.
 
High jumper Erik Kynard won for the fourth straight year, clearing 7 feet, 6 1/2 inches. Sam Kendrick won his third straight indoor pole title, getting over the bar at 19-2 1/2.
 
Erica Bougard, the pentathlon winner Friday, became the first woman to win two field events when she took the long jump at 21-1 1/2. She'll go for a third in the high jump Sunday.
 

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