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Shot Put

Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the men's shot put competition from 1896 to the present.

Year  Distance Record
1896 Bob Garrett, USA 36- 93/4  
1900 Richard Sheldon, USA 46- 31/4 OR
1904 Ralph Rose, USA 48- 7 WR
1906 Martin Sheridan, USA 40- 51/4  
1908 Ralph Rose, USA 46- 71/2  
1912 Patrick McDonald, USA 50- 4 OR
1920 Ville Pörhölä, FIN 48- 71/4  
1924 Bud Houser, USA 49- 21/4  
1928 John Kuck, USA 52- 03/4 WR
1932 Leo Sexton, USA 52- 6 OR
1936 Hans Woellke, GER 53- 13/4 OR
1948 Wilbur Thompson, USA 56- 2 OR
1952 Parry O'Brien, USA 57- 11/2 OR
1956 Parry O'Brien, USA 60-111/4 OR
1960 Bill Nieder, USA 64- 63/4 OR
1964 Dallas Long, USA 66- 81/2 OR
1968 Randy Matson, USA 67- 43/4  
1972 Wladyslaw Komar, POL 69- 6 OR
1976 Udo Beyer, E. Ger 69- 03/4  
1980 Vladimir Kiselyov, USSR 70- 01/2 OR
1984 Alessandro Andrei, ITA 69- 9  
1988 Ulf Timmermann, E. Ger 73- 83/4 OR
1992 Mike Stulce, USA 71- 21/2  
1996Randy Barnes, USA70- 111/4 
2000Arsi Harju, FIN69- 101/4 
2004 Yuriy Bilonog, UKR69-51/4 
2008 Tomasz Majewski, POL 70- 7  
2012 Tomasz Majewski, POL 71-03/4  

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