Marco Antonio Verni

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Marco Antonio Verni
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Chile
South American Games
Gold medal – first place 1998 Cuenca Shot put
Silver medal – second place 1998 Cuenca Discus throw
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2003 Santo Domingo Shot put
South American Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Manaus Shot put
Gold medal – first place 2003 Barquisimeto Shot put
Gold medal – first place 2005 Cali Shot put
Silver medal – second place 1997 Mar del Plata Shot put
Silver medal – second place 1999 Bogotá Shot put
Silver medal – second place 2006 Tunja Shot put
Silver medal – second place 2007 São Paulo Shot put
Ibero-American Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Guatemala City Shot put
Silver medal – second place 2004 Huelva Shot put
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Ponce Shot put

Marco Antonio Verni Lippi (born 27 February 1976 in Santiago) is a Chilean shot putter. His personal best throw is 21.14 metres, achieved in July 2004 in Santiago.


He is a multiple South American champion,[1] finished eleventh at the 2001 Summer Universiade and won the silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games. He also competed at the World Championships in 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007, the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2008 as well as the 2004 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final.

Verni held the South American Record with 21,14 metres until 2013.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Chile
1994 South American Junior Championships Santa Fe, Argentina 3rd Shot put 13.82 m
1995 Pan American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 2nd Shot put 16.23 m
South American Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 1st Shot put 16.04 m
1997 South American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd Shot put 16.82 m
1998 Ibero-American Championships Lisbon, Portugal 7th Shot put 16.81 m
South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 1st Shot put 17.76 m A
2nd Discus
1999 South American Championships Bogotá, Colombia 2nd Shot put 17.83 m
Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 16th (q) Shot put 16.23 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 6th Shot put 16.65 m
2000 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th Shot put 18.10 m
8th Discus 48.48 m
2001 South American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st Shot put 18.57 m
4th Discus 49.56 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 25th (q) Shot put 18.85 m
Universiade Beijing, China 11th Shot put 18.31 m
2002 Ibero-American Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st Shot put 19.79 m
5th Discus 50.68 m
2003 South American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 1st Shot put 20.23 m
Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2nd Shot put 20.14 m
World Championships Paris, France 21st (q) Shot put 19.24 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 15th (q) Shot put 19.61 m
Ibero-American Championships Huelva, Spain 2nd Shot put 20.17 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece Shot put NM
2005 South American Championships Cali, Colombia 1st Shot put 18.43 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 23rd (q) Shot put 18.60 m
2006 Ibero-American Championships Ponce, Puerto Rico 3rd Shot put 18.48 m
South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 2nd Shot put 18.62 m
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 2nd Shot put 19.22 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th Shot put 18.54 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 27th (q) Shot put 18.68 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 4th Shot put 18.23 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 39th (q) Shot put 17.96 m
2009 South American Championships Lima, Peru 4th Shot put 17.45 m


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