1997 World Championships in Athletics – Women's shot put

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Events at the
1997 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
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
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 women
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 Women's Shot Put event at the 1997 IAAF World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 25 participating athletes, with the final held on Thursday August 7, 1997. The qualification mark was set at 19.00 metres.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Germany Astrid Kumbernuss
Germany (GER)
Silver Ukraine Vita Pavlysh
Ukraine (UKR)
Bronze Germany Stephanie Storp
Germany (GER)

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
05.08.1997 – 19:45h 05.08.1997 – 19:45h
Final Round
07.08.1997 – 18:30h

Abbreviations[edit]

  • 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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1997 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Natalya Lisovskaya (URS) 22.63 m June 7, 1987 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Event Record  Natalya Lisovskaya (URS) 21.24 m September 5, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 5  Connie Price-Smith (USA) 18.00 18.35 X 18.35 m
2 6  Nadine Kleinert (GER) 16.89 17.87 18.26 18.26 m
3 7  Stephanie Storp (GER) 18.12 X X 18.12 m
4 12  Valeyta Althouse (USA) 17.89 17.03 17.36 17.89 m
5 13  Mara Rosolen (ITA) 16.49 16.84 17.87 17.87 m
6 15  Zhang Liuhong (CHN) 17.82 17.68 17.67 17.82 m
7 16  Irina Korzhanenko (RUS) X X 17.80 17.80 m
8 19  Elisângela Adriano (BRA) X 17.38 17.71 17.71 m
9 20  Valentina Fedyushina (UKR) 17.31 X 17.19 17.31 m
10 21  Laurence Manfredi (FRA) X 16.92 17.02 17.02 m
11 23  Lee Myung-Sun (KOR) 16.38 16.39 X 16.39 m
 Kalliopi Ouzouni (GRE) X X X NM

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 20.69 20.69 m
2 2  Vita Pavlysh (UKR) 20.48 20.48 m
3 3  Huang Zhihong (CHN) 19.05 19.05 m
4 4  Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) X 18.41 X 18.41 m
5 8  Svetla Mitkova (BUL) 17.60 18.07 18.04 18.07 m
6 9  Tressa Thompson (USA) 16.37 18.07 X 18.07 m
7 10  Krystyna Danilczyk-Zabawska (POL) X X 18.05 18.05 m
8 11  Li Meisu (CHN) 17.72 X 17.99 17.99 m
9 14  Judy Oakes (GBR) 17.78 X 17.84 17.84 m
10 17  Anna Romanova (RUS) 17.79 17.79 X 17.79 m
11 18  Yanina Korolchik (BLR) 17.44 17.42 17.75 17.75 m
12 22  Eleni Tsentemeidou (GRE) 16.62 X X 16.62 m
13 24  Nada Kawar (JOR) 15.76 15.45 15.14 15.76 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 20.59 20.71 20.52 20.24 X 20.70 20.71 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Vita Pavlysh (UKR) X 20.57 X 20.51 20.36 20.66 20.66 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Stephanie Storp (GER) 19.22 18.84 X 18.67 X 18.92 19.22 m
4  Huang Zhihong (CHN) 18.63 18.64 18.72 19.15 X 19.07 19.15 m
5  Connie Price-Smith (USA) 19.00 18.17 18.64 X 18.53 X 19.00 m
6  Li Meisu (CHN) 17.30 18.62 18.21 18.58 18.10 18.50 18.62 m
7  Nadine Kleinert (GER) 18.33 18.42 X 17.91 18.22 X 18.42 m
8  Krystyna Danilczyk-Zabawska (POL) X X 17.83 X 17.55 X 17.83 m
9  Svetla Mitkova (BUL) 17.75 17.51 17.62 17.75 m
10  Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) X 17.08 17.38 17.38 m
11  Valeyta Althouse (USA) 16.92 X 16.78 16.92 m
12  Tressa Thompson (USA) X 16.48 X 16.48 m

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