Beijing Olympics 2008 Shot put Women Field Events-Athletics Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold Valerie Vili
New Zealand (NZL)
Silver Natallia Mikhnevich
Belarus (BLR)
Bronze Nadzeya Astapchuk
Belarus (BLR)

Records

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

World Record Natalya Lisovskaya (URS) 22.63 Moscow, Soviet Union 7 June 1987
Olympic Record Ilona Slupianek (GDR) 22.41 Moscow, Soviet Union 24 July 1980

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

Qualifying round

Group   Rank   Name   Nationality   Result   Notes  
A 1 Valerie Vili New Zealand 19.73 Q
B 2 Gong Lijiao China 19.46 Q, PB
A 3 Li Meiju China 19.18 Q, PB
A 4 Natallia Mikhnevich Belarus 19.11 Q
A 5 Christina Schwanitz Germany 19.09 Q
B 6 Nadzeya Astapchuk Belarus 19.08 Q
A 7 Misleydis González Cuba 18.91 Q
A 8 Chiara Rosa Italy 18.74 Q, SB
B 8 Anna Omarova Russia 18.74 Q
B 10 Li Ling China 18.60 Q
B 11 Nadine Kleinert Germany 18.52 Q
A 12 Jillian Camarena United States 18.51 Q, SB
B 13 Michelle Carter United States 18.49 Q
A 14 Mailín Vargas Cuba 18.47 Q
A 15 Olga Ivanova Russia 18.46 Q
A 16 Denise Hinrichs Germany 18.36  
B 17 Cleopatra Borel-Brown Trinidad and Tobago 17.96  
A 18 Yanina Karolchyk-Pravalinskaya Belarus 17.79  
B 19 Assunta Legnante Italy 17.76  
B 20 Yumileidi Cumbá Cuba 17.60  
A 21 Anca Heltne Romania 17.48  
A 22 Natalia Duco Chile 17.40  
A 23 Kristin Heaston United States 17.34  
B 24 Vivian Chukwuemeka Nigeria 17.15  
B 25 Irina Khudoroshkina Russia 16.84  
A 26 Irini Terzoglou Greece 16.50  
B 27 Ana Pouhila Tonga 16.42  
B 28 Lin Chia-Ying Chinese Taipei 16.32  
B 29 Zhang Guirong Singapore 16.23  
B 30 Mariam Kevkhishvili Georgia 15.99  
B 31 Zara Northover Jamaica 15.85  
A 32 Iolanta Ulyeva Kazakhstan 15.49  
A 33 Lee Mi-Young South Korea 15.10  
A   Irache Quintanal Spain NM  
B   Krystyna Zabawska Poland NM  

Final

Position Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Valerie Vili New Zealand 20.56 20.40 20.26 20.01 20.52 - 20.56 AR, NR
2 Natallia Mikhnevich Belarus 19.16 20.28 19.87 19.82 19.94 20.10 20.28  
3 Nadzeya Astapchuk Belarus x 18.69 18.36 x 19.86 19.36 19.86  
4 Misleydis González Cuba 19.30 x 19.01 19.23 19.50 x 19.50 PB
5 Gong Lijiao China 18.45 18.75 18.90 18.92 19.04 19.20 19.20  
6 Anna Omarova Russia 19.08 18.21 x x x 18.76 19.08  
7 Nadine Kleinert Germany 18.30 18.68 19.01 18.99 x 18.81 19.01  
8 Li Meiju China 18.68 18.99 18.74 x 18.85 19.00 19.00  
9 Olga Ivanova Russia 17.96 x 18.44   18.44  
10 Mailín Vargas Cuba 18.28 17.88 17.74   18.28  
11 Christina Schwanitz Germany x 17.96 18.27   18.27  
12 Jillian Camarena United States 18.09 18.24 17.44   18.24  
13 Chiara Rosa Italy 18.22 17.98 x   18.22  
14 Li Ling China 17.94 x 17.81   17.94  
15 Michelle Carter United States 16.97 17.65 17.74   17.74