Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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Athletics at the
1984 Summer Olympics
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The Men's Shot Put event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States had an entrylist of 19 competitors. The final was held on August 11, 1984.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Alessandro Andrei
Italy (ITA)
Silver  Mike Carter
United States (USA)
Bronze  Dave Laut
United States (USA)

Abbreviations[edit]

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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Udo Beyer (GDR) 22.22 m June 25, 1983 United States Los Angeles, United States
Olympic Record  Vladimir Kiselyov (URS) 21.35 m July 30, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

  • Top 12 and ties and all those reaching 19.70 metres advanced to the final
RANK FINAL DISTANCE 1 2 3
1.  Mike Carter (USA) 20.69 m 20.69
2.  Augie Wolf (USA) 20.55 m 20.55
3.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.18 m 20.18
4.  Marco Montelatici (ITA) 20.14 m 20.14
5.  Dave Laut (USA) 20.01 m 20.01
6.  Sören Tallhem (SWE) 19.94 m 19.94
7.  Gert Weil (CHI) 19.94 m 19.38 19.92
8.  Werner Günthör (SUI) 19.71 m 19.28 19.71
9.  Aulis Akonniemi (FIN) 19.38 m 19.13 19.34 19.38
10.  Erik de Bruin (NED) 19.28 m 19.20 19.28 19.07
11.  Bishop Dolegiewicz (CAN) 19.00 m 19.00 X 18.95
12.  Karsten Stolz (FRG) 18.98 m 18.98 X 17.67
13.  Erwin Weitzl (AUT) 18.96 m 18.03 18.96 X
14.  Dimitrios Koutsoukis (GRE) 18.74 m 18.74 18.62 18.60
15.  Ahmed Kamel Shatta (EGY) 18.58 m 18.13 17.95 18.58
16.  Yngve Wahlander (SWE) 18.28 X 18.28 18.27
17.  Ahmed Mohamed Achouche (EGY) 18.11 18.11 X 17.14
18.  Matt Catalano (CAN) 17.24 17.10 17.24 16.91
18.  Henry Smith (SAM) 16.09 16.09 X X

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.41 20.97 21.26 20.55 20.92 20.96 21.26 m
2  Mike Carter (USA) 20.63 20.69 21.09 20.42 X 20.38 21.09 m
3  Dave Laut (USA) 20.97 18.39 X 20.03 20.31 20.97 20.97 m
4  Augie Wolf (USA) 20.04 19.91 19.41 20.08 19.74 20.93 20.93 m
5  Werner Günthör (SUI) 20.28 X X 19.38 X 20.11 20.28 m
6  Marco Montelatici (ITA) 19.88 19.26 19.98 19.35 19.85 X 19.98 m
7  Sören Tallhem (SWE) 19.81 X 19.54 X X 19.81 m
8  Erik de Bruin (NED) 19.65 X X X X 19.65 m
9  Aulis Akonniemi (FIN) 18.98 X X '18.98 m
10  Gert Weil (CHI) 18.19 18.69 X 18.69 m
11  Bishop Dolegiewicz (CAN) 18.39 X X 18.39 m
12  Karsten Stolz (FRG) 18.31 X 18.21 18.31 m

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