Athletics at the 2011 Pan American Games – Men's discus throw
|Men's discus throw at the XVI Pan American Games|
|Venue||Telmex Athletics Stadium|
|Competitors||14 from 11 nations|
The men's discus throw competition of the athletics events at the 2011 Pan American Games took place on the 24 of October at the Telmex Athletics Stadium. The defending Pan American Games champion is Michael Robertson of the United States.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Pan American Games records were as follows:
|World record||Jürgen Schult (GDR)||74.08||Neubrandenburg, East Germany||June 6, 1986|
|Pan American Games record||Luis Delis (CUB)||67.32||Caracas, Venezuela||August 25, 1983|
Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) was able to enter up to two entrants providing they had met the minimum standard (53.00 meters) in the qualifying period (January 1, 2010 to September 14, 2011).
|Jarred Rome||United States||x||60.98||61.71||x||x||x||61.71|
|5||Jason Young||United States||58.32||59.43||60.08||60.54||59.78||60.91||60.91|
|12||Alfredo Romero||Puerto Rico||43.63||47.97||46.96||47.94|
|Quincy Wilson||Trinidad and Tobago||DNS*|
- DNS = Did not start