Petr Stehlík

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Petr Stehlík (born 15 April 1977 in Turnov) is a Czech shot putter. His personal best throw is 20.96 metres, achieved in May 2004 in Turnov. The Czech record is currently held by Remigius Machura with 21.93 metres.[1]

He finished fifth at the 2002 European Indoor Championships and twelfth at the 2004 Olympic Games. He also competed at the World Championships in 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007 as well as the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the finals.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Czech Republic
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 4th Shot put 17.35 m
24th (q) Discus throw 45.84 m
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 10th Shot put 17.66 m
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th Shot put 18.36 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 15th (q) Shot put 19.68 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 5th Shot put 19.86 m
European Championships Munich, Germany Shot put NM
2003 World Championships Paris, France 15th (q) Shot put 19.70 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th Shot put 19.21 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 14th (q) Shot put 19.36 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 16th (q) Shot put 19.48 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 19th (q) Shot put 19.51 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 28th (q) Shot put 19.41 m


  1. ^ National shot put records, men - The Athletics Site