1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men's shot put

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Events at the
1987 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Men's Shot Put event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 21 participating athletes, with the final held on Saturday 1987-08-29.


Gold Switzerland Werner Günthör
Switzerland (SUI)
Silver Italy Alessandro Andrei
Italy (ITA)
Bronze United States John Brenner
United States (USA)


Qualification Round
Group A Group B
29.08.1987 – ??:??h 29.08.1987 – ??:??h
Final Round
29.08.1987 – 18:10h


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


Standing records prior to the 1987 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 22.91 m August 12, 1987 Italy Viareggio, Italy
Event Record  Edward Sarul (POL) 21.39 m August 7, 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Broken records during the 1987 World Athletics Championships
Event Record  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 21.57 m August 29, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
 Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.63 m
 John Brenner (USA) 21.75 m
 Werner Günthör (SUI) 22.12 m
 Werner Günthör (SUI) 22.23 m


  • Held on Saturday 1987-08-29
1.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 21.57 m
2.  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 21.11 m
3.  Vyacheslav Lykho (URS) 20.99 m
4.  Werner Günthör (SUI) 20.66 m
5.  Helmut Krieger (POL) 19.73 m
6.  Karsten Stolz (FRG) 19.69 m
7.  Gregg Tafralis (USA) 19.62 m
8.  Georgi Todorov (BUL) 19.43 m
9.  Ron Backes (USA) 19.34 m
10.  Dimitrios Koutsoukis (GRE) 19.05 m
 Jan Sagedal (NOR) DNS

1.  Udo Beyer (GDR) 20.95 m
2.  John Brenner (USA) 20.28 m
3.  Remigius Machura (TCH) 20.27 m
4.  Klaus Bodenmüller (AUT) 19.96 m
5.  Sergey Gavryushin (URS) 19.96 m
6.  Gert Weil (CHI) 19.76 m
7.  Udo Gelhausen (FRG) 19.10 m
8.  Janne Ronkainen (FIN) 18.36 m
9.  Lars Sundin (SWE) 17.25 m
 Arne Pedersen (NOR) DNS


Med 1.png  Werner Günthör (SUI) 22.23 m CR
Med 2.png  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 21.88 m
Med 3.png  John Brenner (USA) 21.75 m
4.  Remigius Machura (TCH) 21.39 m
5.  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 21.35 m
6.  Udo Beyer (GDR) 21.13 m
7.  Klaus Bodenmüller (AUT) 20.41 m
8.  Sergey Gavryushin (URS) 20.15 m
9.  Vyacheslav Lykho (URS) 19.98 m
10.  Gert Weil (CHI) 19.71 m
11.  Karsten Stolz (FRG) 19.22 m
12.  Helmut Krieger (POL) 19.15 m

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