New Zealand has won gold and silver in the Shot Put at the Commonwealth Games.
Walsh, the defending champion, led the field from the first round, securing the gold medal with a huge throw of 22.26 metres.
Jacko Gill won the silver with a brilliant personal best throw of 21.90 metres for his first podium finish at a major world meet. Gill had finished ninth in the Tokyo Olympics.
Walsh was helped by the raucous crowd in putting in a consistent series of big throws.