Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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Men's shot put
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
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Venue Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Date 11 August 1984 (qualification and final)
Competitors 19 from 13 nations
Winning distance 21.26
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Alessandro Andrei
 Italy
2nd, silver medalist(s) Mike Carter
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Dave Laut
 United States
← 1980
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The Men's Shot Put event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States had an entrylist of 19 competitors. The final was held on August 11, 1984.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Alessandro Andrei
 Italy
Silver Mike Carter
 United States
Bronze Dave Laut
 United States

Abbreviations[edit]

  • All results shown are in metres
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

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 1984 Summer Olympics
World Record  Udo Beyer (GDR) 22.22 m June 25, 1983 United States Los Angeles, United States
Olympic Record  Vladimir Kiselyov (URS) 21.35 m July 30, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

  • Top 12 and ties and all those reaching 19.70 metres advanced to the final
RANK FINAL DISTANCE 1 2 3
1.  Mike Carter (USA) 20.69 m 20.69
2.  Augie Wolf (USA) 20.55 m 20.55
3.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.18 m 20.18
4.  Marco Montelatici (ITA) 20.14 m 20.14
5.  Dave Laut (USA) 20.01 m 20.01
6.  Sören Tallhem (SWE) 19.94 m 19.94
7.  Gert Weil (CHI) 19.94 m 19.38 19.92
8.  Werner Günthör (SUI) 19.71 m 19.28 19.71
9.  Aulis Akonniemi (FIN) 19.38 m 19.13 19.34 19.38
10.  Erik de Bruin (NED) 19.28 m 19.20 19.28 19.07
11.  Bishop Dolegiewicz (CAN) 19.00 m 19.00 X 18.95
12.  Karsten Stolz (FRG) 18.98 m 18.98 X 17.67
13.  Erwin Weitzl (AUT) 18.96 m 18.03 18.96 X
14.  Dimitrios Koutsoukis (GRE) 18.74 m 18.74 18.62 18.60
15.  Ahmed Kamel Shatta (EGY) 18.58 m 18.13 17.95 18.58
16.  Yngve Wahlander (SWE) 18.28 X 18.28 18.27
17.  Ahmed Mohamed Achouche (EGY) 18.11 18.11 X 17.14
18.  Matt Catalano (CAN) 17.24 17.10 17.24 16.91
18.  Henry Smith (SAM) 16.09 16.09 X X

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1st, gold medalist(s)  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.41 20.97 21.26 20.55 20.92 20.96 21.26 m
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Mike Carter (USA) 20.63 20.69 21.09 20.42 X 20.38 21.09 m
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Dave Laut (USA) 20.97 18.39 X 20.03 20.31 20.97 20.97 m
4  Augie Wolf (USA) 20.04 19.91 19.41 20.08 19.74 20.93 20.93 m
5  Werner Günthör (SUI) 20.28 X X 19.38 X 20.11 20.28 m
6  Marco Montelatici (ITA) 19.88 19.26 19.98 19.35 19.85 X 19.98 m
7  Sören Tallhem (SWE) 19.81 X 19.54 X X 19.81 m
8  Erik de Bruin (NED) 19.65 X X X X 19.65 m
9  Aulis Akonniemi (FIN) 18.98 X X 18.98 m
10  Gert Weil (CHI) 18.19 18.69 X 18.69 m
11  Bishop Dolegiewicz (CAN) 18.39 X X 18.39 m
12  Karsten Stolz (FRG) 18.31 X 18.21 18.31 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's Shot Put". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 January 2018. 

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