Peter Carlton "Pete" Shmock (born April 29, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired American track and field athlete primarily known for throwing the shot put. He was a finalist in the 1976 Summer Olympics finishing 9th, in an era when the throwing events were dominated by Eastern Bloc athletes. Shmock was a member of the Southern California Striders. Competing for the University of Oregon, he was second at the NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships in 1972. Shmock would have been a two time Olympian if it were not for the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott. Shmock won the U. S. Olympic Trials in 1980. He was married briefly to Montreal hurdler Pat Donnelly.
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