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2019 World Athletics Championships – Women's shot put

The women's shot put at the 2019 World Athletics Championships was held at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, from 2 to 3 October 2019.[1]

Women's shot put
at the 2019 World Championships
VenueKhalifa International Stadium
Dates2 October (qualification)
3 October (final)
Competitors27 from 18 nations
Winning distance19.55
Medalists
gold medal    China
silver medal    Jamaica
bronze medal    Germany
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SummaryEdit

As the competition was just getting started, defending champion Gong Lijiao put herself into the lead with the only 19 meter throw of the first round 19.07m. Chase Ealey dropped an 18.70m that held up in second until Danniel Thomas-Dodd almost got 19 with her 18.97m. In the second round, Gong improved to 19.42m and Thomas-Dodd also improved to 19.07, 2013 champion Christina Schwanitz took over third with an 18.87m. In the third round, Aliona Dubitskaya tickled the leaders with an 18.86m but that was going to be her best of the day. Re-ordered in the fourth round, Magdalyn Ewen moved into third with an 18.91m, then Gong tossed the winner 19.55 m (64 ft 1 12 in). Ewen improved 2cm in the fifth round, but then Schwanitz stepped into the ring to let out 19.17m to jump into second place. In the final round, Thomas-Dodd reclaimed the silver with 19.47m.

RecordsEdit

Before the competition records were as follows:[2]

Record Perf. Athlete Nat. Date Location
World 22.63 Natalya Lisovskaya   URS 7 Jun 1987 Moscow, Russia
Championship 21.24 Natalya Lisovskaya   URS 5 Sep 1987 Rome, Italy
Valerie Adams   NZL 29 Aug 2011 Daegu, South Korea
World leading 20.31 Gong Lijiao   CHN 29 Aug 2019 Zürich, Switzerland
African 18.43 Vivian Chukwuemeka   NGA 19 Apr 2003 Walnut, United States
Asian 21.76 Li Meisu   CHN 23 Apr 1988 Shijiazhuang, China
NACAC 20.96 Belsy Laza   CUB 2 May 1992 Mexico City, Mexico
European 22.63 Natalya Lisovskaya   URS 7 Jun 1987 Moscow, Russia
Oceanian 21.24 Valerie Adams   NZL 29 Aug 2011 Daegu, South Korea

ScheduleEdit

The event schedule, in local time (UTC+3), is as follows:[3]

Date Time Round
2 October 16:45 Qualification
3 October 22:35 Final

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

Qualification: Qualifying Performance 18.40 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the final.[4][5]

Rank Group Name Nationality Round Mark Notes
1 2 3
1 A Danniel Thomas-Dodd   Jamaica (JAM) 17.60 18.06 19.32 19.32 Q
2 B Magdalyn Ewen   United States (USA) 19.21 19.21 Q
3 B Gong Lijiao   China (CHN) 18.96 18.96 Q
4 A Michelle Carter   United States (USA) 18.85 18.85 Q, SB
5 B Dimitriana Surdu   Moldova (MDA) 18.71 18.71 Q, SB
6 A Sophie McKinna   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 17.74 18.05 18.61 18.61 Q, PB
7 B Christina Schwanitz   Germany (GER) 18.52 18.52 Q
8 A Aliona Dubitskaya   Belarus (BLR) 18.51 18.51 Q
9 B Anita Márton   Hungary (HUN) 18.29 18.44 18.44 Q
10 A Chase Ealey   United States (USA) 17.90 x 18.35 18.35 q
11 A Brittany Crew   Canada (CAN) 17.35 18.30 18.24 18.30 q
12 A Paulina Guba   Poland (POL) 17.36 18.04 x 18.04 q
13 A Sara Gambetta   Germany (GER) 17.59 18.01 17.41 18.01
14 B Fanny Roos   Sweden (SWE) x 18.01 17.39 18.01
15 B Klaudia Kardasz   Poland (POL) x 16.86 17.79 17.79
16 B Emel Dereli   Turkey (TUR) 16.51 x 17.71 17.71
17 A Zhang Linru   China (CHN) x 17.06 17.65 17.65
18 B Alena Pasechnik   Belarus (BLR) 17.55 x 17.42 17.55
19 A Portious Warren   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 17.43 17.46 x 17.46
20 B Alina Kenzel   Germany (GER) 16.58 17.46 17.42 17.46
21 A Geisa Arcanjo   Brazil (BRA) 17.30 x 17.45 17.45
22 B Noora Salem Jasim   Bahrain (BHR) 17.36 x 16.83 17.36
23 A Song Jiayuan   China (CHN) 15.14 17.10 17.24 17.24
24 B Sarah Mitton   Canada (CAN) 16.27 x 17.24 17.24
25 B Madison-Lee Wesche   New Zealand (NZL) 16.55 17.22 x 17.22
26 A Oyesade Olatoye   Nigeria (NGR) 16.97 x x 16.97
27 A Ahymará Espinoza   Venezuela (VEN) x 16.89 x 16.89

FinalEdit

The final was started on 3 October at 22:35.[6]

Rank Name Nationality Round Mark Notes
1 2 3 4 5 6
  Gong Lijiao   China (CHN) 19.07 19.42 19.21 19.55 x x 19.55
  Danniel Thomas-Dodd   Jamaica (JAM) 18.97 19.02 19.36 19.05 x 19.47 19.47
  Christina Schwanitz   Germany (GER) 18.61 18.87 18.68 18.67 19.17 18.44 19.17
4 Magdalyn Ewen   United States (USA) 18.04 18.48 18.79 18.91 18.93 x 18.93
5 Anita Márton   Hungary (HUN) 18.75 18.41 18.37 18.28 18.18 18.86 18.86
6 Aliona Dubitskaya   Belarus (BLR) 18.66 18.48 18.86 18.36 18.58 18.55 18.86
7 Chase Ealey   United States (USA) 18.70 18.25 x x 18.82 18.61 18.82
8 Brittany Crew   Canada (CAN) 18.46 18.18 x 18.55 18.40 17.46 18.55
9 Michelle Carter   United States (USA) 18.32 18.31 18.41 18.41
10 Paulina Guba   Poland (POL) 18.02 17.97 x 18.02
11 Sophie McKinna   Great Britain & N.I. (GBR) 17.99 17.85 17.68 17.99
12 Dimitriana Surdu   Moldova (MDA) 17.64 17.45 x 17.64

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Shot Put Women − Qualification − Start List" (PDF). IAAF. 1 October 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Shot put Women − Records". IAAF. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Women's shot put − Timetable". IAAF. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Shot Put Women − Qualification − Results" (PDF). IAAF. 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Shot Put Women − Qualification − Summary" (PDF). IAAF. 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  6. ^ Final results