What is the shot put world record men?

What is the shot put world record men?

men – SENIOR – outdoor

Type Mark Venue
World Records 23.37 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA)
World Championships in Athletics Records 22.91 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT)
World Leading 2022 21.99 Leiria (POR)
Olympic Games Records 23.30 Olympic Stadium, Tokyo (JPN)

Who won the men’s shot put in the Olympics?

Ryan Crouser
Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men’s shot put

Men’s shot put at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Winning distance 23.30 OR
Ryan Crouser United States Joe Kovacs United States Tom Walsh New Zealand
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How heavy is an Olympic men’s shot put?

16 pounds
The spherical shot is made of metal. The men’s shot weighs 7.26 kg (16 pounds) and is 110–130 mm (4.3–5.1 inches) in diameter. Women put a 4-kg (8.82-pound) shot that is 95–110 mm (3.7–4.3 inches) in diameter.

What was the winning shot put in the Olympics?

The 6-foot-7 shot putter tossed a monster throw of 75 feet, 2¾ inches. The competition was basically over. Crouser saved his best for last, though. The Oregon native threw 76 feet, 5½ inches on his last attempt to break the Olympic record for a third time in the competition.

How far did crouser throw?

Reigning Olympic champion Ryan Crouser opened up his title defense in the men’s shot put final with an Olympic record of 22.83 meters on his first throw of the evening. He went on to better it two more times and ended the day with a 23.30-meter toss for the second-farthest throw in history and a second Olympic gold.

What was unusual about the men’s shot put competition in Tokyo Olympics 2020?

It was the first time in any individual sports event at the Olympics that the same athletes won gold, silver and bronze in a specific event at consecutive Games. After he won, Crouser held up a card to a camera that read “Grandpa, we did it, 2020 Olympic champion”.

Is shot put still an Olympic sport?

YesShot put / Current Olympic sport?

How far do Olympians throw shot put?

23.30 m
Shot put at the Olympics

Shot put at the Olympic Games
Men 23.30 m Ryan Crouser (2021)
Women 22.41 m Ilona Slupianek (1980)
Reigning champion
Men Ryan Crouser (USA)

What is the average Olympic shot put throw?

2000 – 2015 Olympics and World Championships Average Men’s Shot Put

Position Average Distance Thrown (m) Average Weight (cm)
1st 21.8 133
2nd 21.5 128
3rd 21.29 136

Who won medals in men’s shot put?


Games Gold Silver
2008 Beijing Tomasz Majewski Poland Christian Cantwell United States
2012 London Tomasz Majewski Poland David Storl Germany
2016 Rio de Janeiro Ryan Crouser United States Joe Kovacs United States
2020 Tokyo Ryan Crouser United States Joe Kovacs United States

What is the farthest shot put throw feet?

76 feet, 8 1/4 inches
Ryan Crouser throws 76 feet, 8 1/4 inches, breaks 31-year-old shot put world record at U.S. trials. EUGENE, Ore.