Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's shot put

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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200 m men women
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3000 m
steeplechase
men
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Marathon men women
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These are the official results of the Women's Shot Put event at the 1996 Summer Olympics, held on July 31, 1996 at the Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. There were a total number of 27 competitors, with two non-starters. The top 12 and ties, and all those reaching 18.80 metres advanced to the final.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Astrid Kumbernuss
Germany (GER)
Silver  Xinmei Sui
China (CHN)
Bronze  Irina Khudorozhkina
Russia (RUS)

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 1996 Summer Olympics
World Record  Natalya Lisovskaya (URS) 22.63 m June 7, 1987 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Olympic Record  Ilona Slupianek (GDR) 22.41 m July 24, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 19.93 19.93 m
2 5  Connie Price-Smith (USA) 18.79 X 19.08 19.08 m
3 6  Vita Pavlysh (UKR) 17.49 19.04 19.04 m
4 7  Irina Korzhanenko (RUS) X 18.92 18.92 m
5 13  Yumileidi Cumbá (CUB) 18.44 18.55 18.47 18.55 m
6 14  Li Meisu (CHN) 17.88 X 18.39 18.39 m
7 15  Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 18.23 17.60 17.86 18.23 m
8 16  Valeyta Althouse (USA) 17.62 17.54 18.16 18.16 m
9 17  Elvira Urusova (GEO) 16.61 17.27 17.69 17.69 m
10 19  Karoliina Lundahl (FIN) 17.14 16.97 X 17.14 m
11 22  Yelena Baltabayeva (KAZ) 16.40 X 15.35 16.40 m
12 23  Teresa Machado (POR) 15.91 15.62 15.60 15.91 m
 Huang Zhihong (CHN) DNS

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 2  Sui Xinmei (CHN) 19.36 19.36 m
2 3  Stephanie Storp (GER) 19.29 19.29 m
3 4  Valentyna Fedyushyna (UKR) 19.22 19.22 m
4 7  Irina Khudorozhkina (RUS) X 17.73 19.03 19.03 m
5 8  Kathrin Neimke (GER) 19.02 19.02 m
6 10  Belsy Laza (CUB) 18.15 18.61 18.58 18.61 m
7 11  Judy Oakes (GBR) 18.37 18.56 18.45 18.56 m
8 12  Ramona Pagel (USA) 17.61 18.55 18.48 18.55 m
9 18  Svetla Mitkova (BUL) 17.41 17.48 17.30 17.48 m
10 20  Lee Myung-Sun (KOR) 15.90 16.92 16.64 16.92 m
11 21  Elisângela Adriano (BRA) X 16.49 14.61 16.49 m
12 24  Nada Kawar (JOR) 15.28 X 14.73 15.28 m
13 25  Lisa Misipeka (ASA) 13.40 13.72 13.74 13.74 m
 Corrie de Bruin (NED) DNS

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 20.56 X 19.67 X X 20.47 20.56 m
2nd  Sui Xinmei (CHN) 19.06 18.95 19.88 19.24 19.21 19.43 19.88 m
3rd  Irina Khudorozhkina (RUS) 19.35 X X X 19.35 m
4  Vita Pavlysh (UKR) 17.30 18.20 19.30 18.21 19.23 X 19.30 m
5  Connie Price-Smith (USA) 18.44 18.61 19.22 X X X 19.22 m
6  Stephanie Storp (GER) 18.91 X X 18.06 18.25 19.06 19.06 m
7  Kathrin Neimke (GER) 17.87 18.40 18.92 X 18.62 18.65 18.92 m
8  Irina Korzhanenko (RUS) 18.43 X 18.55 18.65 18.50 18.68 18.68 m
9  Ramona Pagel (USA) 16.57 18.48 17.55 18.48 m
10  Belsy Laza (CUB) X 18.40 18.40 18.40 m
11  Judy Oakes (GBR) 18.34 18.10 18.18 18.34 m
12  Valentyna Fedyushyna (UKR) X X 17.99 17.99 m

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