Beijing Olympics 2008 Shot put Men Field Events Athletics Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold Tomasz Majewski
Poland (POL)
Silver Christian Cantwell
United States (USA)
Bronze Andrei Mikhnevich
Belarus (BLR)

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

World Record Randy Barnes (USA) 23.12 m Westwood, USA 20 May 1990
Olympic Record Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.47 m Seoul, South Korea 23 September 1988

Qualifying round

Group   Rank   Name   Nationality   Result   Notes  
A 1 Tomasz Majewski Poland 21,04 Q, PB
B 2 Adam Nelson United States 20,56 Q
B 3 Andrei Mikhnevich Belarus 20,48 Q
A 4 Christian Cantwell United States 20,48 Q
A 5 Dylan Armstrong Canada 20,43 Q
A 6 Reese Hoffa United States 20,41 Q
B 7 Yury Bialou Ukraine 20,36 q
B 8 Pavel Lyzhyn Belarus 20,36 q
A 9 Pavel Sofin Russia 20,29 q
B 10 Rutger Smith Netherlands 20,13 q
A 11 Yury Bialou Belarus 20,12 q
B 12 Ivan Yushkov Russia 20,02 q
B 13 Peter Sack Germany 20,01  
A 14 Andriy Semenov Ukraine 20,01  
B 15 Dorian Scott Jamaica 19,94  
B 16 Justin Anlezark Australia 19,91  
A 17 Hamza Alic Bosnia and Herzegovina 19,87  
A 18 Anton Lyuboslavskiy Russia 19,87  
B 19 Manuel Martínez Spain 19,81  
B 20 Miran Vodovnik Slovenia 19,81  
A 21 Scott Martin Australia 19,75  
A 22 Joachim B. Olsen Denmark 19,74 SB
B 23 Yves Niare France 19,73  
A 24 Carlos Véliz Cuba 19,58  
B 25 Taavi Peetre Estonia 19,57  
A 26 Māris Urtāns Latvia 19,57  
B 27 Sultan Abdulmajeed Alhebshi Saudi Arabia 19,51  
B 28 Petr Stehlik Czech Republic 19,41  
B 29 Nedzad Mulabegovic roatia 19,35  
A 30 Milan Haborak Slovakia 19,32  
B 31 Reinaldo Proenza Cuba 19,20  
A 32 Germán Lauro Argentina 19,07  
A 33 Asmir Kolasinic Serbia 19,01  
A 34 Lajos Imre Kurthy Hungary 18,74  
B 35 Ivan Emilianov  Moldova 18,64  
A 36 Michail Stamatogiannis Greece 18,45  
B 37 Yasser Farag Egypt 18,42  
B 38 Marco Fortes Portugal 18,05  
A 39 Marco Antonio Verni Chile 17,96  
B 40 Chang Ming-Huang Chinese Taipei 17,43  
A Ralf Bartels Germany DNS  
A Robert Haggblom Finland NM  
A Georgi Ivanov Bulgaria NM  
B Amin Nikfar Iran NM  
B Alexis Paumier Cuba NM  

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

DNF = did not finish | DNS = did not start | DQ = disqualification | NM = no mark (i.e. no valid result) | Q = qualification by place in heat | q = qualification by overall place

Final

August 15, 2008 - 21:00

Order   Name   Nationality   1   2   3   4   5   6   Result   Notes  
1 Tomasz Majewski Poland 20.80 20.47 21.21 21.51 x 20.44 21.51 PB
2 Christian Cantwell United States 20.39 20.98 20.88 20.86 20.69 21.09 21.09  
3 Andrei Mikhnevich Belarus 20.73 21.05 x 20.78 20.57 20.93 21.05  
4 Dylan Armstrong Canada 20.62 21.04 x x 20.47 x 21.04 NR
5 Pavel Lyzhyn Belarus 20.33 20.15 20.98 20.98 20.40 x 20.98 PB
6 Yuriy Bilonog Ukraine 20.63 x 20.53 20.46 20.31 x 20.63 SB
7 Reese Hoffa United States x 19.81 20.53 20.38 x x 20.53  
8 Pavel Sof'in Russia 20.42 x x x x x 20.42  
9 Rutger Smith Netherlands 20.41 x 20.30   20.41  
10 Yury Bialou Belarus 20.06 x x   20.06  
11 Ivan Yushkov Russia 19.67 19.55 x   19.67  
Adam Nelson United States x x x   NM