Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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The Men's Shot Put event at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics program was held at the Olympic Stadium on Friday, 22 September.

The shot put has been ever present since the beginning of the modern Olympic Games in 1896.

The qualifying athletes progressed through to the final where the qualifying distances are scrapped and they start afresh with up to six throws.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Arsi Harju
Finland (FIN)
Silver  Adam Nelson
United States (USA)
Bronze  John Godina
United States (USA)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
22.09.2000 – 10:00h 22.09.2000 – 10:00h
Final Round
22.09.2000 – 18:45h

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in meters) prior to the 2000 Summer Olympics.

World Record 23.12 m Randy Barnes United States Los Angeles, California, United States 20 May 1990
Olympic Record 22.47 m Ulf Timmermann German Democratic Republic Seoul, South Korea 23 September 1988

Abbreviations[edit]

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

Qualifying[edit]

Held on Friday, 22 September 2000.

The qualifying distance was 20.10 m. For all qualifiers who did not achieve the standard, the remaining spaces in the final were filled by the longest throws until a total of 12 qualifiers.

Group A[edit]

Place Overall Athlete Nation Mark Qual Record
1 2 John Godina United States 20.58 Q
2 4 Adam Nelson United States 20.12 Q
3 5 Timo Aaltonen Finland 20.04 q
4 7 Andrei Mikhnevich Belarus 19.97 q
5 8 Oliver-Sven Buder Germany 19.96 q
6 9 Manuel Martinez Spain 19.94 q
7 13 Bradley Snyder Canada 19.77
8 14 Burger Lambrechts South Africa 19.75
9 16 Dragan Peric Yugoslavia 19.49
10 20 Roman Virastyuk Ukraine 19.27
11 21 Chima Ugwu Nigeria 19.11
12 22 Karel Potgieter South Africa 19.02
13 23 Mikulas Konopka Slovakia 18.99
14 24 Stevimir Ercegovac Croatia 18.98
15 28 Saulius Kleiza Lithuania 18.59
16 30 Gheorghe Guset Romania 18.56
17 32 Shakti Singh India 18.40
18 33 Alexis Paumier Cuba 18.31
19 35 Vaios Tigkas Greece 18.13

Group B[edit]

Place Overall Athlete Nation Mark Qual Record
1 1 Arsi Harju Finland 21.39 Q PB
2 3 Yuriy Bilonog Ukraine 20.53 Q
3 6 Milan Haborak Slovakia 20.00 q
4 10 Miroslav Menc Czech Republic 19.92 q
5 11 Andrew Bloom United States 19.83 q
6 12 Janus Robberts South Africa 19.79 q
7 15 Ville Tiisanoja Finland 19.66
8 17 Joachim Olsen Denmark 19.41
9 18 Pavel Chumachenko Russia 19.40
10 19 Paolo Dal Soglio Italy 19.39
11 25 Szilard Kiss Hungary 18.95
12 26 Michael Mertens Germany 18.72
13 27 Bahadur Singh India 18.70
14 29 Justin Anlezark Australia 18.59
15 31 Mark Proctor Great Britain 18.49
16 34 Bilal Saad Mubarak Qatar 18.30
17 36 Ivan Emilianov Moldova 17.63
18 37 Sergey Rubtsov Kazakhstan 15.90

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Athlete Group Distance Qualified Note
1  Arsi Harju (FIN) B 21.39 m Q PB
2  John Godina (USA) A 20.58 m Q
3  Yuriy Bilonog (UKR) B 20.53 m Q
4  Adam Nelson (USA) A 20.12 m Q
5  Timo Aaltonen (FIN) A 20.04 m q
6  Milan Haborak (SVK) B 20.00 m q
7  Andrei Mikhnevich (BLR) A 19.97 m q
8  Oliver-Sven Buder (GER) A 19.96 m q
9  Manuel Martinez (ESP) A 19.94 m q
10  Miroslav Menc (CZE) B 19.92 m q
11  Andrew Bloom (USA) B 19.83 m q
12  Janus Robberts (RSA) B 19.79 m q
13  Bradley Snyder (CAN) A 19.77 m
14  Burger Lambrechts (RSA) A 19.75 m
15  Ville Tiisanoja (FIN) B 19.66 m
16  Dragan Peric (YUG) A 19.49 m
17  Joachim Olsen (DEN) B 19.41 m
18  Pavel Chumachenko (RUS) B 19.40 m
19  Paolo Dal Soglio (ITA) B 19.39 m
20  Roman Virastyuk (UKR) A 19.27 m
21  Chima Ugwu (NGR) A 19.11 m
22  Karel Potgieter (RSA) A 19.02 m
23  Mikulas Konopka (SVK) A 18.99 m
24  Stevimir Ercegovac (CRO) A 18.98 m
25  Szilard Kiss (HUN) B 18.95 m
26  Michael Mertens (GER) B 18.72 m
27  Bahadur Singh (IND) B 18.70 m
28  Saulius Kleiza (LTU) A 18.59 m
29  Justin Anlezark (AUS) B 18.59 m
30  Gheorghe Guset (ROM) A 18.56 m
31  Mark Proctor (GBR) B 18.49 m
32  Shakti Singh (IND) A 18.40 m
33  Alexis Paumier (CUB) A 18.31 m
34  Bilal Saad Mubarak (QAT) B 18.30 m
35  Vaios Tigkas (GRE) A 18.13 m
36  Ivan Emilianov (MDA) B 17.63 m
37  Sergey Rubtsov (KAZ) B 15.90 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Arsi Harju (FIN) 21.20 21.29 20.77 X 20.37 X 21.29 m
2  Adam Nelson (USA) 20.53 21.20 21.21 X 20.97 X 21.21 m
3  John Godina (USA) X 20.40 20.25 20.71 21.20 X 21.20 m
4  Andrew Bloom (USA) 20.87 X 20.11 X 19.92 20.16 20.87 m
5  Yuriy Bilonoh (UKR) 20.57 20.84 X 20.43 20.22 X 20.84 m
6  Manuel Martinez (ESP) 19.89 19.45 X 19.50 20.55 19.70 20.55 m NR
7  Janus Robberts (RSA) 18.81 19.72 X 18.87 19.06 20.32 20.32 m
8  Oliver-Sven Buder (GER) 19.89 20.18 X 19.64 X X 20.18 m
9  Andrey Mikhnevich (BLR) 19.48 X X 19.48 m
10  Miroslav Menc (CZE) 19.02 19.16 19.39 19.39 m
11  Milan Haborák (SVK) X X 19.06 19.06 m
12  Timo Aaltonen (FIN) X 18.64 X 18.64 m

References[edit]