Internet favorite Raven Saunders wins silver in women's shot put final

·Yahoo Sports Columnist

TOKYO — Raven Saunders, the American women's shot putter who gained quick popularity because of her menacing Joker mask and colorful hair, won the silver medal for Team USA on Sunday.

Reigning world champion Gong Lijiao of China won gold with 20.58m.

Saunders' best throw came in at 19.79m. 

Valerie Adams of New Zealand won the bronze medal with a throw of 19.62m.

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