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Shot Put

Year  Distance  
1948 Micheline Ostermeyer, FRA 45- 11/2  
1952 Galina Zybina, USSR 50- 13/4 WR
1956 Tamara Tyshkevich, USSR 54- 5 OR
1960 Tamara Press, USSR 56- 10 OR
1964 Tamara Press, USSR 59- 61/4 OR
1968 Margitta Gummel, E. Ger 64- 4 WR
1972 Nadezhda Chizhova, USSR 69- 0 WR
1976 Ivanka Hristova, BUL 69- 51/4 OR
1980 Ilona Slupianek, E. Ger 73- 61/4 OR
1984 Claudia Losch, W. Ger 67- 21/4  
1988 Natalia Lisovskaya, USSR 72- 113/4  
1992 Svetlana Krivaleva, UT 69- 11/4  
1996Astrid Kumbernuss, GER67- 51/2 
2000Yanina Korolchik, BLR67- 51/2 
2004 Yumileidi Cumba, CUB*64-31/4 
2008 Valerie Vili, NZL67-5 
2012Valerie (Vili) Adams, NZL67-9 
*Russia’s Irina Korzhanenko (69- 11/4) was stripped of the gold for failing a post-competition drug test.

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