Athletics at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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Athletics at the
1992 Summer Olympics
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These are the official results of the men's shot put event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There were a total number of 27 participating athletes. The event took place on 31 July 1992.

Gold medalist Stulce had returned from a 1990 two-year doping ban just in time to win the gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics. He subsequently failed another doping test at the 1993 World Outdoor Championships and received a life ban. Silver Jim Doehring later tested positive for a banned steroids. Bronze Lykho was stripped of his, also bronze medal won at the 1990 European Championships in Split due to a doping offence. Despite this, they result from the Barcelona is officially accepted, because there is no known positive result from this games, and according to "innocent until caught at that moment" rule they can keep his medal.


Medalists[edit]

Gold  Mike Stulce
United States (USA)
Silver  Jim Doehring
United States (USA)
Bronze  Vyacheslav Lykho
Unified Team (EUN)

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 1992 Summer Olympics
World Record  Randy Barnes (USA) 23.12 m May 20, 1990 United States Los Angeles, United States
Olympic Record  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.47 m September 23, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea

Qualification[edit]

RANK GROUP A DISTANCE
1.  Werner Günthör (SUI) 20.50 m
2.  Luciano Zerbini (ITA) 20.25 m
3.  Dragan Perić (IOP) 20.24 m
4.  Vyacheslav Lykho (EUN) 20.24 m
5.  Mike Stulce (USA) 20.18 m
6.  Ron Backes (USA) 19.71 m
7.  Gert Weil (CHI) 19.41 m
8.  Paul Edwards (GBR) 19.03 m
9.  Kent Larsson (SWE) 18.56 m
10.  Udo Beyer (GER) 18.47 m
11.  Victor Costello (IRL) 17.15 m
12.  Zlatan Saračević (IOP) 16.38 m
13.  Kalman Konya (GER) DNS


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE
1.  Jim Doehring (USA) 20.53 m
2.  Aleksandr Klimenko (EUN) 20.16 m
3.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.14 m
4.  Ulf Timmermann (GER) 19.93 m
5.  Klaus Bodenmüller (AUT) 19.86 m
6.  Sören Tallhem (SWE) 19.65 m
7.  Pétur Guðmundsson (ISL) 19.15 m
8.  Andriy Nemchaninov (EUN) 18.98 m
9.  Gheorghe Guşet (ROU) 18.96 m
10.  Antero Paljakka (FIN) 18.42 m
11.  Khaled Al-Khalidi (KSA) 17.72 m
12.  Paul Quirke (IRL) 17.01 m
13.  Bilal Saad Mubarak (QAT) 16.98 m
14.  Peter Dajia (CAN) 16.81 m

Final[edit]

  • Held on July 31, 1992
RANK FINAL DISTANCE
Med 1.png  Mike Stulce (USA) 21.70 m
Med 2.png  Jim Doehring (USA) 20.96 m
Med 3.png  Vyacheslav Lykho (EUN) 20.94 m
4.  Werner Günthör (SUI) 20.91 m
5.  Ulf Timmermann (GER) 20.49 m
6.  Klaus Bodenmüller (AUT) 20.48 m
7.  Dragan Perić (IOP) 20.32 m
8.  Aleksandr Klimenko (EUN) 20.23 m
9.  Luciano Zerbini (ITA) 19.88 m
10.  Ron Backes (USA) 19.75 m
11.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 19.62 m
12.  Sören Tallhem (SWE) 19.32 m

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