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LONDON, England - University of Colorado assistant track & field coach Casey Malone placed fourth overall at the Aviva London Grand Prix, part of the IAAF Samsung Diamond League, on Saturday.

Malone launched his best throw of 213 feet, 9 inches with his second throw of the meet; it was good for third place at that point. He dropped down to fourth place, where he would stay, when Lithuania's Virgilijus Alekna recorded a toss of 214-04.  Estonia's Gerd Kanter won the meet with a throw of 222-06. 

The Wheat Ridge, Colo. native started the meet with a toss of 204-02. Malone scratched his third throw and ended with a mark of 200-10 (there were only four attempts at this meet).

This was Malone's fourth Diamond League meet of the season. The two-time Olympian and NCAA Champion won his second consecutive USATF Discus title in June. Malone won that title with a throw of 205-03.

Former CU standout Steven Slattery ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday night and placed 12th with a time of 8:44.72.