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Summer Games Gold Medal Winners: Shot-Put

1948 Micheline Ostermeyer, France 45 ft 1.5 in
1952 Galina Zybina, USSR 50 ft 1.5 in
1956 Tamara Tishkyevich, USSR 54 ft 5 in
1960 Tamara Press, USSR 56 ft 9.875 in
1964 Tamara Press, USSR 59 ft 6 in
1968 Margitta Gummel, East Germany 64 ft 4 in
1972 Nadezhda Chizhova, USSR 69 ft
1976 Ivanka Christova, Bulgaria 69 ft 5 in
1980 IIona Sluplanek, East Germany 73 ft 6 in
1984 Claudia Losch, West Germany 67 ft 2.25 in
1988 Natalya Lisovskaya, USSR 72 ft 11.5 in
1992 Svetlana Kriveleva, Unified Team1 69 ft 1.25 in
1996 Astrid Kumbernuss, Germany 67 ft 5.5 in
2000 Yanina Korolchik, Belarus 67 ft 5.5 in
2004 Yumileidi Cumba, Cuba 64 ft 3.26 in
2008 Valerie Vili, New Zealand 67 ft 5.44 in
1. Former Soviet Union team.

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