Dan Taylor (shot putter)
- For the South African cricketer, see Dan Taylor (cricketer)
He was much more successful in track and field. In his sophomore year of high school he won the Division III state discus title with a throw of 167' 4". Taylor also holds the OHSAA Division III state discus record at 200' 11".
Taylor attended The Ohio State University. He graduated in 2005 with a B.S. in Agriculture. He majored in Construction Systems Management and minored in molecular microbiology and in City and Regional Planning. While at The Ohio State University. He was a 2 time NCAA Champion, an 11 time NCAA All-American, and a 7 time Big Ten Champion.
- All results regarding shot put, unless stated otherwise
|Representing the United States|
|1999||World Youth Championships||Bydgoszcz, Poland||13th (q)||Shot put (5kg)||17.58 m|
|5th||Discus (1.5kg)||55.96 m|
|2003||Pan American Games||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||4th||Shot put||19.69 m|
|2004||NACAC U-23 Championships||Sherbrooke, Canada||2nd||Shot put||18.73 m|
|2006||World Athletics Final||Stuttgart, Germany||4th||Shot put||20.50 m|
|2009||World Championships||Berlin, Germany||26th||Shot put||19.39 m|
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