Athletics at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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Men's shot put
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Venue Olympic Stadium
Dates August 31
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1956 1964»
Athletics at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men
800 m men women
1500 m men
5000 m men
10,000 m men
80 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men
Road events
Marathon men
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
Decathlon men

The men's shot put throwing event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place on August 31.

Results[edit]

All throwers reaching 16.75 metres advanced to the finals. All distances are listen in metres.

Qualifying[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3
1T Dallas Long United States 17.65 17.65 pass pass
1T Viktor Lipsnis Soviet Union 17.65 17.65 pass pass
3 Jiří Skobla Czechoslovakia 17.32 17.32 pass pass
4 Parry O'Brien United States 17.29 17.29 pass pass
5 Mike Lindsay Great Britain 17.28 17.28 pass pass
6 Martyn Lucking Great Britain 17.20 17.20 pass pass
7 Bill Nieder United States 17.14 17.14 pass pass
8 Dieter Urbach Germany 17.09 16.55 17.09 pass
9 Silvano Meconi Italy 17.08 17.08 pass pass
10 Alfred Sosgórnik Poland 17.06 17.06 pass pass
11 Les Mills New Zealand 16.93 foul 16.93 pass
12 Hermann Lingnau Germany 16.87 16.21 16.87 pass
13 Zsigmond Nagy Hungary 16.84 16.84 pass pass
14T Jaroslav Plíhal Czechoslovakia 16.81 16.81 pass pass
14T Warwick Selvey Australia 16.81 16.81 pass pass
16 Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski Poland 16.71 foul foul 16.71
17 Arthur Rowe Great Britain 16.68 16.19 16.42 16.68
18 Georgios Tsakanikas Greece 16.44 16.44 16.22 16.38
19 Erik Uddebom Sweden 16.31 16.31 16.09 16.27
20 Fritz Kühl Germany 15.71 15.71 15.71 15.69
21 Gideon Ariel Israel 14.65 14.56 14.65 14.57
22 Salem El-Jisr Lebanon 13.82 13.34 13.82 13.50
23 Nayef Mohamed Hameed Iraq 13.65 13.52 12.61 12.65
24 Haider Khan Pakistan 13.53 13.53 13.47 13.26

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Mark 1 2 3 4 5 6 Notes
1 Bill Nieder United States 19.68 18.67 18.77 foul 18.67 19.68 OR foul OR
2 Parry O'Brien United States 19.11 18.77 OR 19.11 OR foul 18.64 17.41 18.39
3 Dallas Long United States 19.01 16.80 18.88 18.66 18.25 foul 19.01
4 Viktor Lipsnis Soviet Union 17.90 17.28 17.90 17.51 foul foul 17.83
5 Mike Lindsay Great Britain 17.80 17.63 17.63 17.80 17.09 17.39 17.43
6 Alfred Sosgórnik Poland 17.57 17.57 17.57 foul foul 17.52 17.39
7 Dieter Urbach Germany 17.47 17.34 17.05 17.47
8 Martyn Lucking Great Britain 17.43 17.05 16.71 17.43
9 Jiří Skobla Czechoslovakia 17.39 17.31 17.39 foul
10 Jaroslav Plíhal Czechoslovakia 17.36 17.35 17.36 17.27
11 Les Mills New Zealand 17.06 16.86 16.09 17.06
12 Hermann Lingnau Germany 16.98 16.65 16.98 16.66
13 Silvano Meconi Italy 16.73 foul 16.73 foul
14 Zsigmond Nagy Hungary 16.67 foul 16.67 foul
15 Warwick Selvey Australia 16.18 16.18 15.93 15.76

Key: OR = Olympic record

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