2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's shot put

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The Men's Shot Put event at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada was held on Saturday August 4, 2001. There were a total number of 30 participating athletes, with the qualification mark set at 20.45 metres.

Doping[edit]

Andrey Mikhnevich of Belarus tested positive for Human chorionic gonadotropin during the championships and his results were subsequently disqualified.[1][2][3]

Medalists[edit]

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

Schedule[edit]

Qualification Round
Group A Group B
04.08.2001 – 08:30h 04.08.2001 – 08:30h
Final Round
04.08.2001 – 16:00h

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
DQ disqualified

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Randy Barnes (USA) 23.12 m May 20, 1990 United States Westwood, United States
Event Record  Werner Günthör (SUI) 22.23 m August 29, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Season Best  Janus Robberts (RSA) 21.97 m June 2, 2001 United States Eugene, United States

Qualification[edit]

Group A[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 3  John Godina (USA) 18.28 20.06 20.52 20.52 m
2 4  Manuel Martínez (ESP) 20.08 20.44 20.50 20.50 m
3 5  Bradley Snyder (CAN) 20.47 20.47 m
4 11  Ville Tiisanoja (FIN) 20.07 20.14 20.14 m
5 15  Petr Stehlík (CZE) 19.68 X X 19.68 m
6 18  Pavel Chumachenko (RUS) X 19.35 19.27 19.35 m
7 19  Dzimitry Hancharuk (BLR) 19.27 X X 19.27 m
8 20  John Davis (USA) X 19.11 X 19.11 m
9 21  Oliver-Sven Buder (GER) 18.62 18.89 18.89 m
10 21  Mikuláš Konopka (SVK) 18.60 X 18.89 18.89 m
11 24  Jimmy Nordin (SWE) 18.85 18.65 X 18.85 m
12 24  Marco Antonio Verni (CHI) 18.85 X 18.03 18.85 m
13 26  Yves Niaré (FRA) X X 18.71 18.71 m
14 28  Ivan Emelianov (MDA) X 17.87 18.06 18.06 m
15 30  Mark Proctor (GBR) 16.98 X 17.75 17.75 m

Group B[edit]

Rank Overall Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3
1 1  Janus Robberts (RSA) 21.26 21.26 m
2 2  Conny Karlsson (FIN) 20.72 20.72 m PB
3 6  Yuriy Bilonoh (UKR) 20.46 20.46 m
4 7  Dragan Perić (YUG) 20.43 20.43 m SB
5 8  Arsi Harju (FIN) 19.70 X 20.39 20.39 m
6 9  Joachim Olsen (DEN) 20.32 20.26 20.32 m
7 10  Andrey Mikhnevich (BLR) 20.11 20.05 20.31 20.31 m SB
8 12  Adam Nelson (USA) 20.13 X X 20.13 m
9 13  Paolo Dal Soglio (ITA) 19.71 19.80 19.72 19.80 m
10 14  Gheorghe Guşet (ROM) X 19.74 X 19.74 m
11 16  Milan Haborák (SVK) 19.35 19.52 19.46 19.52 m
12 17  Ralf Bartels (GER) 19.41 19.24 X 19.41 m
13 21  Gjøran Sørli (NOR) 18.89 X X 18.89 m
14 27  Justin Anlezark (AUS) 18.70 18.33 18.14 18.70 m SB
15 29  Yojer Medina (VEN) X 17.75 17.76 17.76 m

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  John Godina (USA) 21.87 21.80 X X X X 21.87 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Adam Nelson (USA) 19.92 20.86 20.19 21.24 X X 21.24 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Arsi Harju (FIN) 20.28 20.01 20.59 20.93 20.10 20.79 20.93 m SB
4  Manuel Martínez (ESP) 20.78 X X 20.91 X X 20.91 m
5  Dragan Perić (YUG) 20.91 X 20.67 X X X 20.91 m SB
6  Yuriy Bilonoh (UKR) 20.56 20.74 X 20.83 20.83 X 20.83 m
7  Conny Karlsson (FIN) 20.07 X 20.78 X 19.96 X 20.78 m PB
8  Bradley Snyder (CAN) 20.63 X X X X 20.34 20.63 m
9  Ville Tiisanoja (FIN) 20.37 19.95 20.45 20.45 m
10  Joachim Olsen (DEN) 18.94 20.38 20.24 20.38 m
11  Janus Robberts (RSA) 20.12 X 20.18 20.18 m
DQ (10)  Andrey Mikhnevich (BLR) 20.41 X 20.42 20.42 m Doping

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IAAF News 2002, Issue 53, 55-59" (PDF). iaaf.org. IAAF. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Amy Shipley: Mikhnevich's Win Is a Shot For Americans, The Washington Post, 24 August 2003
  3. ^ IAAF: IAAF World Championships in Athletics > 8th IAAF World Championships > Shot Put - men, iaaf.org