Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's shot put

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Men's shot put
at the Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Athletics pictogram.svg
Pictogram for athletics
Venues Olympic Stadium
Dates 23 September (qualification
and final)
Competitors 21 from 17 nations
Winning distance 22.47 OR
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ulf Timmermann
 East Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Randy Barnes
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Werner Günthör
 Switzerland
← 1984
1992 →

The Men's Shot Put event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 21 competitors, with two qualifying groups before the final (12) took place on Friday September 23, 1988.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Ulf Timmermann
 East Germany
Silver Randy Barnes
 United States
Bronze Werner Günthör
 Switzerland

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 1988 Summer Olympics
World Record  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 23.06 m May 22, 1988 Greece Chania, Greece
Olympic Record  Vladimir Kiselyov (URS) 21.35 m July 30, 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Broken records during the 1988 Summer Olympics
Olympic Record  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.02 m September 23, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
 Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.16 m
 Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.29 m
 Randy Barnes (USA) 22.39 m
 Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.47 m

Qualifying round[edit]

RANK GROUP A DISTANCE 1 2 3
1.  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 21.27 m 21.27
2.  Randy Barnes (USA) 20.83 m 20.16 20.83
3.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.18 m 19.72 20.18 19.93
4.  Gert Weil (CHI) 20.18 m 20.18 19.58 19.59
5.  Jim Doehring (USA) 19.73 m 16.89 17.66 19.73
6.  Georgi Todorov (BUL) 19.68 m 19.25 19.02 19.68
7.  Klaus Bodenmüller (AUT) 18.89 m 18.89 17.54
8.  Ma Yongfeng (CHN) 18.27 m 17.48 17.79 18.27
9.  Ahmed Shatta (EGY) 17.61 m 16.94 17.61 17.37
10.  Paul Edwards (GBR) 17.28 m 17.13 17.11 17.28
11.  Han Min-su (KOR) 15.68 m 15.67 15.68 15.64


RANK GROUP B DISTANCE 1 2 3
1.  Udo Beyer (GDR) 20.97 m X 20.97
2.  Werner Günthör (SUI) 20.70 m 20.70
3.  Sergey Smirnov (URS) 20.48 m 20.13 20.48
4.  Remigius Machura (TCH) 20.16 m 19.88 20.16 X
5.  Georg Andersen (NOR) 20.05 m X 19.95 20.05
6.  Helmut Krieger (POL) 19.75 m 19.42 X 19.75
7.  Gregg Tafralis (USA) 19.71 m 19.71 19.44 X
8.  Pétur Guðmundsson (ISL) 19.21 m 19.21 X X
9.  Mohamed Achouch (EGY) 18.94 m 18.19 18.94 18.50
10.  Muhammad Zankawi (KUW) 15.92 m X 15.34 15.92

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL DISTANCE 1 2 3 4 5 6
Med 1.png  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.47 m OR 22.02 21.31 22.16 21.90 22.29 22.47
Med 2.png  Randy Barnes (USA) 22.39 m 20.17 20.72 X 21.31 21.01 22.39
Med 3.png  Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.99 m 21.45 21.59 21.70 20.98 21.99 21.61
4.  Udo Beyer (GDR) 21.40 m X 21.40 20.84 20.82 21.30 21.31
5.  Remigius Machura (TCH) 20.57 m 20.57 20.03 20.16 20.36 20.12 20.29
6.  Gert Weil (CHI) 20.38 m 20.22 20.09 X 20.23 20.21 20.38
7.  Alessandro Andrei (ITA) 20.36 m 19.71 20.17 20.06 19.93 20.36 20.26
8.  Sergey Smirnov (URS) 20.36 m 20.11 X 20.36 X X X
9.  Gregg Tafralis (USA) 20.16 m 20.16 X X
10.  Georg Andersen (NOR) 19.91 m X X 19.91
11.  Jim Doehring (USA) 19.89 m 19.27 X 19.89
12.  Helmut Krieger (POL) 19.51 m X 19.51 X

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Shot Put". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 January 2018.

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