2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's shot put

Gold medal winner Ryan Whiting during the competition.

The men's shot put at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships took place March 9 at the Ataköy Athletics Arena.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Ryan Whiting
  United States
David Storl
  Germany
Tomasz Majewski
  Poland

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record   Randy Barnes (USA) 22.66 Los Angeles, United States 20 January 1989
Championship record   Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.24 Indianapolis, United States 7 March 1987
World Leading   Reese Hoffa (USA) 21.87 Chemnitz, Germany 28 January 2012
African record   Janus Robberts (RSA) 21.47 Norman, United States 1 December 2001
Asian record   Zhang Jun (CHN) 20.16 Nanjing, China 13 February 2012
European record   Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.55 Senftenberg, East Germany 11 February 1989
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
  Randy Barnes (USA) 22.66 Los Angeles, United States 20 January 1989
Oceanian Record   Scott Martin (AUS) 20.83 Valencia, Spain 7 March 2008
South American record   Gert Weil (CHI) 20.15 Leverkusen, West Germany 31 January 1985

Qualification standardsEdit

Indoor
20.00

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
March 9, 2012 9:55 Qualification
March 9, 2012 19:15 Final

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

Qualification standard: 20.70 m (Q) or at least best 8 qualified (q). 23 athletes from 20 countries participated. The qualification round started at 09:54 and ended at 11:04.[1]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 Result Notes
1 David Storl   Germany 21.43 21.43 SB, Q
2 Reese Hoffa   United States 21.23 21.23 Q
3 Tomasz Majewski   Poland 20.33 21.17 21.17 Q
4 Germán Lauro   Argentina 20.35 20.08 20.40 20.40 AR, q
5 Ryan Whiting   United States x 20.37 20.27 20.37 q
6 Rutger Smith   Netherlands 19.36 20.19 20.21 20.21 q
7 Ivan Yushkov   Russia 20.14 19.49 19.99 20.14 q
8 Maksim Sidorov   Russia 19.45 19.24 20.04 20.04 q
9 Dylan Armstrong   Canada 19.84 x x 19.84
10 Marco Fortes   Portugal 19.83 19.21 19.20 19.83
11 Dale Stevenson   Australia 19.72 x 19.80 19.80
12 Asmir Kolašinac   Serbia x x 19.70 19.70
13 Carlos Véliz   Cuba 19.60 19.64 x 19.64
14 Lajos Kürthy   Hungary x x 19.62 19.62
15 Candy Bauer   Germany x x 19.60 19.60
16 Amin Nikfar   Iran 18.69 18.82 18.97 18.97
17 Burger Lambrechts   South Africa 18.96 x x 18.96
18 Borja Vivas   Spain 18.94 x 18.52 18.94
19 Kim Christensen   Denmark x x 18.87 18.87
20 Hamza Alić   Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.49 18.80 x 18.80
21 Chang Ming-Huang   Chinese Taipei x 18.75 x 18.75
22 Emanuele Fuamatu   Samoa 18.60 x x 18.60 NR
23 Hüseyin Atıcı   Turkey 18.42 18.34 18.38 18.42

FinalEdit

8 athletes from 6 countries participated. The final started at 19:54 and ended at 20:04.[2]

Rank Athlete Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
  Ryan Whiting   United States 21.59 x 21.06 21.16 22.00 21.98 22.00 WL
  David Storl   Germany 21.88 x 21.86 x x x 21.88 PB
  Tomasz Majewski   Poland 21.28 21.65 x 20.94 21.72 x 21.72 NR
4 Reese Hoffa   United States 20.41 21.55 20.86 x x x 21.55
5 Maksim Sidorov   Russia 20.22 20.21 20.78 x 20.50 x 20.78
6 Germán Lauro   Argentina 20.13 20.22 19.82 19.93 20.19 20.38 20.38
7 Rutger Smith   Netherlands x x 20.30 x x x 20.30
8 Ivan Yushkov   Russia 19.65 20.10 19.84 19.84 19.99 19.78 20.10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 World Indoor Championships – Men's shot put (qualification)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  2. ^ "2012 World Indoor Championships – Men's shot put (final)" (PDF). Omega Timing. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2012-03-09.