Main > Men, Shot Put > Olympic Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
11.22 Robert Garrett USA Athens Apr 07, 1896
13.80 Richard Sheldon USA Paris Jul 15, 1900
14.10 Richard Sheldon USA Paris Jul 15, 1900
14.35 Ralph Rose USA St.Louis Aug 31, 1904
14.40 Wesley Coe USA St.Louis Aug 31, 1904
14.81 Ralph Rose USA St.Louis Aug 31, 1904
14.98 Ralph Rose USA Stockholm Jul 10, 1912
15.25 Ralph Rose USA Stockholm Jul 10, 1912
15.34 Patrick McDonald USA Stockholm Jul 10, 1912
15.75 Herman Brix USA Amsterdam Jul 29, 1928
15.87 John Kuck USA Amsterdam Jul 29, 1928
15.94 Leo Sexton USA Los Angeles Jul 31, 1932
16.00 Leo Sexton USA Los Angles Jul 31, 1932
16.03 Sulo Bärlund FIN Berlin Aug 02, 1936
16.20 Hans Wöellke GER Berlin Aug 02, 1936
16.37 James Fuchs USA London Aug 03, 1948
16.47 Wilbur Thompson USA London Aug 03, 1948
16.68 James Delaney USA London Aug 03, 1948
17.12 Wilbur Thompson USA London Aug 03, 1948
17.41 Parry O'Brien USA Helsinki Jul 21, 1952
17.92 Parry O'Brien USA Melbourne Nov 28, 1956
18.47 Parry O'Brien USA Melbourne Nov 28, 1956
18.57 Parry O'Brien USA Melbourne Nov 28, 1956
18.77 Parry O'Brien USA Rome Aug 31, 1960
19.11 Parry O'Brien USA Rome Aug 31, 1960
19.68 William Nieder USA Rome Aug 31, 1960
19.88 Randy Matson USA Tokyo Oct 17, 1964
20.20 Randy Matson USA Tokyo Oct 17, 1964
20.33 Dallas Long USA Tokyo Oct 17, 1964
20.68 Randy Matson USA Mexico City Oct 13, 1968
20.97 Hartmut Briesenick GDR München Sep 09, 1972
21.14 Hans-Peter Gies GDR München Sep 09, 1972
21.18 Wladyslaw Komar POL München Sep 09, 1972
21.32 Aleksandr Barishnikov URS Montreal Jul 23, 1976
21.35 Vladimir Kiselyev URS Moscow Jul 30, 1980
22.02 Ulf Timmermann GDR Seoul Sep 23, 1988
22.16 Ulf Timmermann GDR Seoul Sep 23, 1988
22.29 Ulf Timmermann GDR Seoul Sep 23, 1988
22.39 Randy Barnes USA Seoul Sep 23, 1988
22.47 Ulf Timmermann GDR Seoul Sep 23, 1988
22.52 Ryan Crouser USA Rio de Janeiro Aug 18, 2016