Danniel Thomas breaks Penn Relays discus record

Philadelphia, USA – Danniel Thomas produced a record throw to take the High School Girls’ Discus Throw Championship here at the 118th Penn Relays.

Thomas, who was second at Champs to teammate Tara-Sue Barnett, bounced back with two throws over 51 metres. She threw 51.01m, a personal best effort, on her second attempt, before sending the instrument sailing 51.02 metres on her 6th and final throw. The mark is a new Penn Relays record, beating the previous best of 49.28 set in 2009 by Aslynn Halvorson of North Carolina.