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St. Louis native DeAnna Price breaks her own American record in hammer throw

Congratulations to Moscow Mills native Deanna Price!
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DeAnna Price reacts to the crowd after receiving her medal for winning the women's hammer throw at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Another St. Louis native is continuing to make a big impact on the world stage.

Moscow Mills native DeAnna Price set the American record in women's hammer throw on Saturday with a throw of 256 feet, eight inches.

Oh yeah, the record she broke just happened to be her own, which she set last year.

Price is a superstar in the world of hammer throwing, representing the United States in the 2016 Olympics.

A former Southern Illinois Saluki, Price's new record throw also won her the crown as U.S. champion in the women's hammer throw at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

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