1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's shot put

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Events at the
1983 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of men's shot put at the 1983 IAAF World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. There were a total number of 20 participating athletes, with the final held on 7 August 1983.


Gold Poland Edward Sarul
Poland (POL)
Silver East Germany Ulf Timmermann
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze Czechoslovakia Remigius Machura
Czechoslovakia (TCH)


Qualification Round
Group A Group B
07.08.1983 – 11:00h 07.08.1983 – 11:00h
Final Round
07.08.1983 – 19:00h


  • All results shown are in metres
Q automatic qualification
q qualification by rank
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best


Standing records prior to the 1983 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Udo Beyer (GDR) 22.22 m June 25, 1983 United States Los Angeles, United States
Event Record New event
Broken records during the 1983 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Dave Laut (USA) 21.08 m August 7, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Event Record  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 21.16 m August 7, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Event Record  Edward Sarul (POL) 21.39 m August 7, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland


Med 1.png  Edward Sarul (POL) 21.39 m
Med 2.png  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 21.16 m
Med 3.png  Remigius Machura (TCH) 20.98 m
4.  Dave Laut (USA) 20.60 m
5.  Jānis Bojārs (URS) 20.32 m
6.  Udo Beyer (GDR) 20.09 m
7.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.07 m
8.  Aulis Akonniemi (FIN) 19.85 m
9.  Vladimir Milić (YUG) 19.71 m
10.  Mike Lehmann (USA) 19.69 m
11.  Josef Kubeš (TCH) 19.67 m
12.  Ivan Ivančić (YUG) 19.52 m


  • Held on Sunday 1983-08-07
1.  Dave Laut (USA) 21.08 m
2.  Remigius Machura (TCH) 20.76 m
3.  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 20.10 m
4.  Jānis Bojārs (URS) 20.04 m
5.  Vladimir Milić (YUG) 19.66 m
6.  Aulis Akonniemi (FIN) 19.65 m
7.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 19.57 m
8.  Bishop Dolegiewicz (CAN) 18.68 m
9.  Ahmed Kamel Shatta (EGY) 16.73 m
 Adnan Houry (SYR) NM

1.  Edward Sarul (POL) 20.82 m
2.  Udo Beyer (GDR) 20.29 m
3.  Mike Lehmann (USA) 19.88 m
4.  Ivan Ivančić (YUG) 19.74 m
5.  Josef Kubeš (TCH) 19.73 m
6.  Kevin Akins (USA) 19.48 m
7.  Erwin Weitzl (AUT) 19.23 m
8.  Werner Günthör (SUI) 19.18 m
9.  Bruno Pauletto (CAN) 18.32 m
10.  Sergey Smirnov (URS) 18.03 m

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