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What is Ryan Crouser famous for?
Ryan Crouser won his second Olympic shot put gold medal Thursday at the Tokyo Olympics, throwing 76 feet, 5 1/2 inches to crush the Olympic record and easily outpace fellow American Joe Kovacs, who took the silver with a toss of 74-3 3/4.
Who won the Olympic men’s shot put?
Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men’s shot put
|Men’s shot put at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad|
|Winning distance||23.30 OR|
|Ryan Crouser United States Joe Kovacs United States Tom Walsh New Zealand|
Who holds the men’s world record for shot put?
|Athletics Shot put|
|Men||Ryan Crouser 23.30 m ( 76 ft 51⁄4 in) (2021)|
|Women||Ilona Slupianek 22.41 m ( 73 ft 61⁄4 in) (1980)|
|World Championship records|
|Men||Joe Kovacs 22.91 m ( 75 ft 13⁄4 in) (2019)|
Who was the Olympic shot put champion in 1912?
Two-handed shot put. Ralph Rose, a two-time Olympic champion in the standard shot put, topped the competition. Pat McDonald, who defeated Rose in the 1912 regular shot put final, took the silver medal. Elmer Niklander of Finland came third and went on to place in the top four of all the Olympic shot put and discus events that year.
Where does the shot put take place in Athletics?
Shot put, sport in athletics (track and field) in which a spherical weight is thrown, or put, from the shoulder for distance.
What’s the world record for the shot put?
Shot put at the Olympics. The Olympic record for the women’s event was set by the East German athlete Ilona Slupianek with a put of 22.41 m (73 ft 6 1⁄4 in) in 1980, and the record for the men’s event of 22.52 m (73 ft 10 1⁄2 in) was set by the American Ryan Crouser in 2016. Two variations on the event have been contested at…
Who was the American shot putter at the Olympics?
Some sports historians continue to treat the results of these games as part of the Olympic canon. At this event a men’s shot put was held and Martin Sheridan of the United States won the competition. Hungary’s Mihály Dávid was the runner-up while Swedish thrower Eric Lemming was the bronze medalist.