Redemption In London

Nadzeya Ostapchuk, the winner of the women's shot put final earned some redemption today as she earned her first Olympic Gold medal after winning bronze in Beijing!


Shot Put Final Results:

The XXX Olympic Games 
London (GBR) - Monday, Aug 06, 2012
Shot Put - W FINAL

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06 August 2012 - 19:15
Position Bib Athlete Country Mark .
1 1193 Nadzeya Ostapchuk BLR 21.36 .
2 2613 Valerie Adams NZL 20.70 .
3 2870 Evgeniia Kolodko RUS 20.48 (PB)
4 1374 Lijiao Gong CHN 20.22 (SB)
5 1377 Ling Li CHN 19.63 .
6 3276 Michelle Carter USA 19.42 .
7 1383 Xiangrong Liu CHN 19.18 .
8 1233 Geisa Arcanjo BRA 19.02 (PB)
9 2898 Irina Tarasova RUS 19.00 .
10 1337 Natalia Ducó CHI 18.80 (NR)
11 1964 Christina Schwanitz GER 18.47 .
12 1190 Natallia Mikhnevich BLR 18.42 .
 

Athlete 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Nadzeya Ostapchuk 20.01 21.31 21.36 21.15 21.32 X
Valerie Adams 20.61 X 20.70 X X 20.24
Evgeniia Kolodko 19.45 19.52 X X X 20.48
Lijiao Gong 20.13 19.67 19.91 19.76 20.22 20.00
Ling Li 18.87 18.77 19.28 X 19.63 19.58
Michelle Carter 19.05 18.83 18.92 19.42 19.12 18.88
Xiangrong Liu 19.18 18.88 18.74 X 18.47 18.77
Geisa Arcanjo 18.27 X 19.02 X X 17.19
Irina Tarasova 19.00 18.80 X      
Natalia Ducó 18.80 18.70 18.62      
Christina Schwanitz 18.20 18.47 X      
Natallia Mikhnevich 18.42 X 18.27



last updated: July 18th at 6:05pm CT


Women's Shot Put Quick Hits
2012 London Olympic Games


Shot Put Schedule:
Day 4, Aug 3rd - Qualifying (4:45am CT) - qualifying procedure TBA
Day 4, Aug 5th - FINAL (1:15pm CT)

 Shot Put Records:
World Record - 22.63 meters - Natalya Lisovskaya (Soviet Union) 7 June 1987
Olympic Record - 22.41meters - Ilona Slupianek (GDR) 24 July 1980
American Record - 20.18 meters - Tiombe Hurd 11 July 2004

The Favorites: (personal best/season best)
1. Valerie Adams, New Zealand (21.24m/21.11m) - 2011 World Champion in the event, #2 in the world this year.
2. Nadzeya Ostapuchuk, Belarus (21.58 m/21.58m) - 2011 World Championships runner up, 2012 Indoor Champs runner-up.
3. Eugeniia Kolodro (20.22m/20.22m) - Ranked 3rd in the world this year. 7th at World Indoors, 5th Word Outdoors.

The Americans:
1.  Jillian Camerena-Williams (20.18m/19.82m) - 3rd at 2011 Word Outdoor Championships
2. Michelle Carter (19.86m/19.32m) - 3rd at 2012 World Indoor Championships
3. Tia Brooks (18.47m/18.47m) - 3rd at Olympic Trials

Past Shot Put Olympic Results: (from wiki)

2008 Olympics Games
Rank Name Nationality 1 2 3 4 5 6 Result Notes
1 Valerie Vili New Zealand 20.56 20.40 20.26 20.01 20.52 - 20.56 AR
2 Natallia Mikhnevich Belarus 19.16 20.28 19.87 19.82 19.94 20.10 20.28  
3 Nadzeya Astapchuk Belarus x 18.69 18.36 x 19.86 19.36 19.86  
4 Misleydis González Cuba 19.30 x 19.01 19.23 19.50 x 19.50 PB
5 Gong Lijiao China 18.45 18.75 18.90 18.92 19.04 19.20 19.20  
6 Anna Omarova Russia 19.08 18.21 x x x 18.76 19.08
7 Nadine Kleinert Germany 18.30 18.68 19.01 18.99 x 18.81 19.01
8 Li Meiju China 18.68 18.99 18.74 x 18.85 19.00 19.00

9 Olga Ivanova Russia 17.96 x 18.44
18.44  
10 Mailín Vargas Cuba 18.28 17.88 17.74
18.28  
11 Christina Schwanitz Germany x 17.96 18.27
18.27  
12 Jillian Camarena United States 18.09 18.24 17.44
18.24  
13 Chiara Rosa Italy 18.22 17.98 x
18.22  
14 Li Ling China 17.94 x 17.81
17.94  
15 Michelle Carter United States 16.97 17.65 17.74
17.74
2004 Olympic Games
Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Yumileidi Cumbá (CUB) X 18.39 18.74 X X 19.59 19.59 m  
2  Nadine Kleinert (GER) 18.77 19.55 19.17 18.55 X X 19.55 m SB
3  Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 18.55 19.49 19.29 19.15 19.20 18.44 19.49 m  
4  Nadzeya Astapchuk (BLR) 18.25 X 19.01 X X X 19.01 m  
5  Natalia Khoroneko (BLR) 18.82 18.09 18.87 17.80 18.59 18.96 18.96 m  
6  Krystyna Zabawska (POL) X 17.97 18.64 X 18.60 X 18.64 m  
7  Misleydis González (CUB) 17.33 18.25 18.59 18.52 X X 18.59 m  

8  Valerie Adams (NZL) 18.56 X 17.93
18.56 m  
9  Li Meiju (CHN) 17.82 17.61 18.37
18.37 m  
10  Cleopatra Borel (TRI) 17.37 18.28 18.35
18.35 m  
11  Lieja Tunks (NED) X 18.13 18.14
18.14 m
2000 Olympic Games
Rank Athlete Attempts Distance Note
1 2 3 4 5 6
1  Yanina Korolchik (BLR) 19.43 X 18.76 19.11 X 20.56 20.56 m NR
2  Larisa Peleshenko (RUS) 19.16 19.92 19.79 X X 19.60 19.92 m  
3  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 19.38 19.24 18.73 18.76 18.89 19.62 19.62 m  
4  Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 18.84 18.60 19.04 19.12 19.37 19.36 19.37 m  
5  Krystyna Zabawska (POL) 18.61 17.93 19.18 18.39 X 17.16 19.18 m SB
6  Yumileidi Cumbá (CUB) 18.33 18.30 18.70 X X X 18.70 m  
7  Kalliopi Ouzouni (GRE) 18.45 X 18.63 18.34 X 17.09 18.63 m NR
8  Nadine Kleinert-Schmitt (GER) X 18.49 18.33 X X X 18.49 m  

9  Lieja Koeman (NED) X 17.56 17.96
17.96 m  
10  Olga Ryabinkina (RUS) 17.33 17.85 17.66
17.85 m  
11  Cheng Xiaoyan (CHN) 17.30 17.85 X
17.85 m  
12  Valentina Fedjuschina (AUT) 16.70 17.14 16.75
17.14 m