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Result: Denia Caballero beats Sandra Perkovic to discus gold

Cuba's Denia Caballero beats reigning Olympic, world and European champion Sandra Perkovic to discus gold at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

Cuba's Denia Caballero has ended the women's discus dominance of Sandra Perkovic by claiming gold at the World Athletics Championships.

Cuba's Denia Caballero celebrates her discus triumph at the World Championships on August 25, 2015© Getty Images

Caballero produced a mammoth throw of 69.28m to claim the title having also produced the furthest qualifying throw in the heats.

Perkovic, the reigning Olympic, world and European champion, could only manage a throw of 67.39m as she claimed silver.

Nadine Muller of Germany, meanwhile, completed the podium as her distance of 65.53m was enough to hold off Cuba's Yaime Perez.

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