2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's shot put

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Events at the
2012 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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Track events
60 m   men   women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m men women
60 m hurdles men women
4×400 m relay men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Heptathlon men
Gold medal winner Ryan Whiting during the competition.

The men's shot put at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships took place March 9 at the Ataköy Athletics Arena.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Ryan Whiting
 United States
David Storl
 Germany
Tomasz Majewski
 Poland

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  Randy Barnes (USA) 22.66 Los Angeles, United States 20 January 1989
Championship record  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.24 Indianapolis, United States 7 March 1987
World Leading  Reese Hoffa (USA) 21.87 Chemnitz, Germany 28 January 2012
African record  Janus Robberts (RSA) 21.47 Norman, United States 1 December 2001
Asian record  Zhang Jun (CHN) 20.16 Nanjing, China 13 February 2012
European record  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.55 Senftenberg, East Germany 11 February 1989
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 Randy Barnes (USA) 22.66 Los Angeles, United States 20 January 1989
Oceanian Record  Scott Martin (AUS) 20.83 Valencia, Spain 7 March 2008
South American record  Gert Weil (CHI) 20.15 Leverkusen, West Germany 31 January 1985

Qualification standards[edit]

Indoor
20.00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
March 9, 2012 9:55 Qualification
March 9, 2012 19:15 Final

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Qualification standard: 20.70 m (Q) or at least best 8 qualified (q). 23 athletes from 20 countries participated. The qualification round started at 09:54 and ended at 11:04.[1]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 David Storl  Germany 21.43 21.43 SB, Q
2 Reese Hoffa  United States 21.23 21.23 Q
3 Tomasz Majewski  Poland 20.33 21.17 21.17 Q
4 Germán Lauro  Argentina 20.35 20.08 20.40 20.40 AR, q
5 Ryan Whiting  United States x 20.37 20.27 20.37 q
6 Rutger Smith  Netherlands 19.36 20.19 20.21 20.21 q
7 Ivan Yushkov  Russia 20.14 19.49 19.99 20.14 q
8 Maksim Sidorov  Russia 19.45 19.24 20.04 20.04 q
9 Dylan Armstrong  Canada 19.84 x x 19.84
10 Marco Fortes  Portugal 19.83 19.21 19.20 19.83
11 Dale Stevenson  Australia 19.72 x 19.80 19.80
12 Asmir Kolašinac  Serbia x x 19.70 19.70
13 Carlos Véliz  Cuba 19.60 19.64 x 19.64
14 Lajos Kürthy  Hungary x x 19.62 19.62
15 Candy Bauer  Germany x x 19.60 19.60
16 Amin Nikfar  Iran 18.69 18.82 18.97 18.97
17 Burger Lambrechts  South Africa 18.96 x x 18.96
18 Borja Vivas  Spain 18.94 x 18.52 18.94
19 Kim Christensen  Denmark x x 18.87 18.87
20 Hamza Alić  Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.49 18.80 x 18.80
21 Chang Ming-Huang  Chinese Taipei x 18.75 x 18.75
22 Emanuele Fuamatu  Samoa 18.60 x x 18.60 NR
23 Hüseyin Atıcı  Turkey 18.42 18.34 18.38 18.42

Final[edit]

8 athletes from 6 countries participated. The final started at 19:54 and ended at 20:04.[2]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1 Ryan Whiting  United States 21.59 x 21.06 21.16 22.00 21.98 22.00 WL
2 David Storl  Germany 21.88 x 21.86 x x x 21.88 PB
3 Tomasz Majewski  Poland 21.28 21.65 x 20.94 21.72 x 21.72 NR
4 Reese Hoffa  United States 20.41 21.55 20.86 x x x 21.55
5 Maksim Sidorov  Russia 20.22 20.21 20.78 x 20.50 x 20.78
6 Germán Lauro  Argentina 20.13 20.22 19.82 19.93 20.19 20.38 20.38
7 Rutger Smith  Netherlands x x 20.30 x x x 20.30
8 Ivan Yushkov  Russia 19.65 20.10 19.84 19.84 19.99 19.78 20.10

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