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Shot Put Men's Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the men’s shot put from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1896
    GOLD Robert Garrett, USA 11.22
    SILVER Miltiadis Gouskos, GRE 11.20
    BRONZE Georyios Papasideris, GRE 10.36

  • 1900
    GOLD Richard Sheldon, USA 14.10
    SILVER Josiah McCracken, USA 12.85
    BRONZE Robert Garrett, USA 12.35

  • 1904
    GOLD Ralph Rose, USA 14.81
    SILVER Wesley Coe, USA 14.40
    BRONZE Leon Feuerbach, USA 13.37

  • 1906
    GOLD Martin Sheridan, USA 12.325
    SILVER Mihály Dávid, HUN 11.85
    BRONZE Erik Lemming, SWE 11.26

  • 1908
    GOLD Ralph Rose, USA 14.21
    SILVER Dennis Horgan, GBR 13.62
    BRONZE John Garrels, USA 13.18

  • 1912
    GOLD Pat McDonald, USA 15.34
    SILVER Ralph Rose, USA 15.25
    BRONZE Lawrence Whitney, USA 13.93

  • 1920
    GOLD Ville Pörhölä, FIN 14.81
    SILVER Elmer Niklander, FIN 14.15
    BRONZE Harry Liversedge, USA 14.15

  • 1924
    GOLD Bud Houser, USA 14.99
    SILVER Glenn Hartranft, USA 14.89
    BRONZE Ralph Hills, USA 14.64

  • 1928
    GOLD John Kuck, USA 15.87
    SILVER Herman Brix, USA 15.75
    BRONZE Emil Hirschfeld, GER 15.72

  • 1932
    GOLD Leo Sexton, USA 16.00
    SILVER Harlow Rothert, USA 15.67
    BRONZE Frantisek Douda, CZE 15.61

  • 1936
    GOLD Hans Woellke, GER 16.20
    SILVER Sulo Bärlund, FIN 16.12
    BRONZE Gerhard Stöck, GER 15.66

  • 1948
    GOLD Wilbur Thompson, USA 17.12
    SILVER Jim Delaney, USA 16.68
    BRONZE Jim Fuchs, USA 16.42

  • 1952
    GOLD Parry O’Brien, USA 17.41
    SILVER Darrow Hooper, USA 17.39
    BRONZE Jim Fuchs, USA 17.06

  • 1956
    GOLD Parry O’Brien, USA 18.57
    SILVER Bill Nieder, USA 18.18
    BRONZE Jiri Skobla, CZE 17.65

  • 1960
    GOLD Bill Nieder, USA 19.68
    SILVER Parry O’Brien, USA 19.11
    BRONZE Dallas Long, USA 19.01

  • 1964
    GOLD Dallas Long, USA 20.33
    SILVER Randy Matson, USA 20.20
    BRONZE Vilmos Varjú, HUN 19.39

  • 1968
    GOLD Randy Matson, USA 20.54
    SILVER George Woods, USA 20.12
    BRONZE Eduard Gushchin, URS 20.09

  • 1972
    GOLD Wladyslaw Komar, POL 21.18
    SILVER George Woods, USA 21.17
    BRONZE Hartmut Briesenick, GDR 21.14

  • 1976
    GOLD Udo Beyer, GDR 21.05
    SILVER Yevgeniy Mironov, URS 21.03
    BRONZE Aleksandr Baryshnikov, URS 21.00

  • 1980
    GOLD Vladimir Kiselyov, URS 21.35
    SILVER Aleksandr Baryshnikov, URS 21.08
    BRONZE Udo Beyer, GDR 21.06

  • 1984
    GOLD Alessandro Andrei, ITA 21.26
    SILVER Michael Carter, USA 21.09
    BRONZE Dave Laut, USA 20.97

  • 1988
    GOLD Ulf Timmermann, GDR 22.47
    SILVER Randy Barnes, USA 22.39
    BRONZE Werner Gϋnthör, SUI 21.99

  • 1992
    GOLD Mike Stulce, USA 21.70
    SILVER Jim Doehring, USA 20.96
    BRONZE Vyacheslav Lykho, EUN 20.94

  • 1996
    GOLD Randy Barnes, USA 21.62
    SILVER John Godina, USA 20.79
    BRONZE Aleksandr Bagach, UKR 20.75

  • 2000
    GOLD Arsi Harju, FIN 21.29
    SILVER Adam Nelson, USA 21.21
    BRONZE John Godina, USA 21.20

  • 2004
    GOLD Adam Nelson, USA 21.16
    SILVER Joachim Olsen, DEN 21.07
    BRONZE Manuel Martinez, ESP 20.84

  • 2008
    GOLD Tomasz Majewski, POL 21.51
    SILVER Christian Cantwell, USA 21.09
    BRONZE Andrei Mikhnevich, BLR 21.05

  • 2012
    GOLD Tomasz Majewski, POL 21.89
    SILVER David Storl, GER 21.86
    BRONZE Reese Hoffa, USA 21.23


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