The 23-year-old Crouser produced three personal bests in the final, the furthest of them 22.52m, to break the record and win gold from team-mate and reigning world champion Joe Kovacs. I have never seen such a consistent upward climb in performance at the highest level. In Olympic and World Championship events, for example, each of the 12 finalists receives three attempts. With all putting styles, the goal is to release the shot with maximum forward velocity at an angle of approximately forty-five degrees. The women’s shot weighs 4 kilograms (8.8 pounds) with a diameter of 95-110 millimeters (3.7-4.3 inches). Women's Shot Put – Preview Valerie Adams celebrates setting a championship record of 21.24m to win gold in Daegu (© Getty Images) Valerie Adams has won everything that the sport has to offer but still wants more and is the overwhelming favourite for this event. The shot put event involves 'putting' a heave metal ball as far as possible. A general view of the Olympic Stadium with Konrad Bukowiecki of Poland during Men's Shot Put Qualifying on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event was won by Ryan Crouser of the United States, the nation's first victory in the event since 2004 (and 18th … Eric Randolph Barnes (born June 16, 1966) is an American former shot putter who holds both the current outdoor and indoor world records for the event. Before 1951, the main movements involved in the shot put were to stand and throw from a crouched starting position. He narrowly missed making the 1972 Olympic team when he finished fourth at the Olympic Trials. Two putting styles are in current general use by shot put competitors: the glide and the spin. USA. Three men have won back-to-back Olympic titles: Ralph Rose (USA) in 1904 and 1908, Parry O'Brien (USA) in 1952 and 1956 and Poland's Tomasz Majewski in 2008 and 2012. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - American Ryan Crouser hurled the longest throw of his life to win the men’s shot put final on Thursday, breaking the Olympic record and snatching gold. She is the current American record holder in the event with a distance of 20.63 m (67 ft 8 in) set at the 2016 Olympic Games.She was inducted into … Joe Kovacs of the United States (Silver), Ryan Crouser of the United States (Gold), and Tomas Walsh of New Zealand (Bronze) pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s Shot Put Final on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. B. Tomas WALSH. CGO. In 1988, Canadian … By Peggy Shinn | July 27, 2019, 12:28 a.m. (ET) Franck ELEMBA. Carter is married and has three children; D'Andra, Michelle (an Olympic athlete and gold medalist), and Michael Jr. Michelle was the 2005 and 2006 NCAA indoor shot put champion, and won the 2016 gold medal at the Rio Olympics on the last of her six throws, edging two-time defending champion Valerie Adams of New Zealand. The new Olympic Channel brings you news, highlights, exclusive behind the scenes, live events and original programming, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. In 2020, he was named a Finalist for Male Track and Field World Athlete of the Year by World Athletics, the international governing body for track and field. The event was held at the Olympic Stadium on 18 August. Westwood, CA (USA) 20 MAY … Thirty-four athletes from 24 nations competed. 21.36. The Shot The men’s shot … He looks up the record … Olympic Record Shot Put, Rio 2016. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display In 2013, New Zealand's Valerie Adams became the first athlete to win four successive world titles in the shot. Three Life Records in Six Attempts and a New Olympic Record. NZL. Tomas Walsh of New Zealand celebrates placing third in the Men's Shot Put Final on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was an honor to be part of the team contributing to Ryan’s success since the first of June. World Records. Ryan Crouser of the United States of America celebrates winning gold and setting a new Olympic record of 22.52 in the Men's Shot Put Final on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. of China since 1952. 23.12. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. Ryan Crouser’s fifth attempt in the men’s shot put final traveled a distance 22.52 meters (73 feet, 10 3/4 inches), setting an Olympic record and handing the 23-year-old American a gold medal. The USA’s Ryan Crouser put together an impressive series of throws to win the Rio 2016 men’s shot put title and set a new Olympic record in the process. Shot Put Title, With World Record And Teammate Top Of Mind. Ryan Crouser (born December 18, 1992) is an American shot putter and discus thrower.Crouser won the gold medal in the shot put at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, setting the current Olympic Games record. 4. The winner of the shot put Olympic gold medal in 1896 was Bob Garrett of the USA with a throw of 11.22 m. The current men’s shot put world record holder is Randy Barnes of the USA, who had an outdoor throw of 23.12 m. Anita Marton of Hungary competes during the Women's Shot Put Final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ryan Crouser of the United States of America celebrates winning gold and setting a new Olympic record of 22.52 in the Men's Shot Put Final on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nanjing 2014 - Gold medalist Alena Bugakova (C) of Russian Federation, silver medalist Maria Fernanda Orozco Castro (L) of Mexico and bronze medalist Anika Nehls of Germany on the podium during the awarding ceremony of the Women’s Shot Put of athletics event at the Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, Aug. 25, 2014. The ball is called shot and putting is throwing the ball in pushing motion. Tomas Walsh of New Zealand competes during the Men's Shot Put Final on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Matson retired after that contest as the only man who, up to that time, had ever thrown a shot … 16 JUN 1966. The Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday 15th October 2018. On that same day Matson put the shot over 70 feet three times and the discus over 200 feet three times. The new Olympic Channel brings you news, highlights, exclusive behind the scenes, live events and original programming, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. As with other throwing events, shot put finalists in major competitions generally throw six times, with the longest single throw winning. The shot put event for men has been a part of the modern Olympics from its beginnings in 1896 while the shot put for women was introduced in 1948. Access official results for the Athletics event shot put women at the Rio 2016 Summer Games Olympics, plus view video highlights of top performances. Shot put 70-74 26'8 1/2" Edith Mendyka (70) 1980 TRACK AND FIELD (MEN) Event Age Group Record Name Year 100 meters 85-89 23.5 Charles Backus (85) 1979 80-84 16.9 Charles Backus (83) 1977 75-79 15.4 Harold Chapson (76) 1978 Some Olympic records have been broken but later rescinded by the IOC. Ryan Crouser, 23, shattered the Olympic record in the men's shot put with a massive personal best throw of 22.52m. Athletics - Shot Put Men. 21.78. Rules and Regulations Rules and regulations for shot put for men in the Olympics are formulated by the International Association of … Nanjing 2014 - Gold medalist Alena Bugakova (C) of Russian Federation, silver medalist Maria Fernanda Orozco Castro (L) of Mexico and bronze medalist Anika Nehls of Germany on the podium during the awarding ceremony of the Women’s Shot Put of athletics event at the Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, Aug. 25, 2014.Â, China - (CHN) People's Rép. Olympic Champ Ryan Crouser Wins Third U.S. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. Strongman Eddie Hall took his training outside and tried out Olympic shot put, attempting to throw the 15 pound shot put at least 18 meters. Xinhui Li CHN in action in the Athletics Women's Shot Put 3kg Stage 2 at the Athletics Field, Youth Olympic Park. Randy BARNES. 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