Main > Men, Shot Put > World Indoor Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
  12.79 Charles Queckberner USA New York Apr 09, 1887
  13.03 George Gray CAN New York Nov 19, 1887
  13.10 C.H. Robinson USA New York Feb 01, 1903
  14.27 Harry Le Moyne USA New York Mar 08, 1904
  14.98 Wesley Coe USA Medford, MS Feb 25, 1905
  15.41 John Kuck USA Champaign Feb 27, 1926
  15.43 Herbert Schwarze USA Chicago Mar 06, 1926
  15.47 Emil Hirschfeld GER Frankfurt Mar 02, 1929
  15.56 Harlow Rothert USA Seattle Mar 28, 1929
  15.56 Emil Hirschfeld GER Frankfurt Mar 08, 1930
  15.61 Herman Brix USA New York Mar 18, 1930
  15.82 Leo Sexton USA Boston Feb 13, 1932
  16.06 Leo Sexton USA New York Feb 17, 1932
  16.19 Jack Torrance USA Charlotte Feb 25, 1935
  16.25 Francis Ryan USA New York Feb 17, 1940
  16.36 Alfred Blozis USA New York Feb 17, 1940
  16.98 Alfred Blozis USA New York Feb 24, 1940
  17.08 Alfred Blozis USA Minneapolis Jun 21, 1940
  17.22 Alfred Blozis USA New York Mar 01, 1941
  17.23 Charles Fonville USA East Lansing Feb 07, 1948
  17.34 Charles Fonville USA Ann Arbor Feb 21, 1948
  17.54 James Fuchs USA Boston Feb 04, 1950
  17.57 James Fuchs USA New York Feb 11, 1950
  17.77 James Fuchs USA New York Feb 10, 1951
  18.08 Parry O'Brien USA New York Feb 20, 1954
  18.12 Parry O'Brien USA New York Feb 19, 1955
  18.21 Parry O'Brien USA New York Feb 11, 1956
  18.72 Parry O'Brien USA New York Feb 18, 1956
  18.81 Parry O'Brien USA Frankfurt Feb 08, 1958
  18.93 Parry O'Brien USA New York Feb 21, 1959
  19.02 Parry O'Brien USA Milwaukee Mar 12, 1960
  19.24 Parry O'Brien USA Los Angeles Jan 21, 1961
  19.46 Gary Gubner USA New York Feb 02, 1962
  19.77 Gary Gubner USA New York Feb 16, 1962
  19.80 Gary Gubner USA New York Feb 16, 1962
  20.02 Randy Matson USA Forth Worth Feb 12, 1965
  20.17 Randy Matson USA Dallas Feb 13, 1965
  20.29 Neal Steinhauer USA San Francisco Jan 07, 1967
  20.37 Neal Steinhauer USA Portland Jan 28, 1967
  20.60 Neal Steinhauer USA Portland Jan 28, 1967
  20.67 Neal Steinhauer USA Portland Jan 28, 1967
  20.97 Randy Matson USA Forth Worth Feb 10, 1967
  21.08 Randy Matson USA Forth Worth Feb 10, 1967
  21.15 Al Feuerbach USA Pocatello Feb 05, 1972
  21.17 Al Feuerbach USA Portland Jan 27, 1973
  21.27 George Woods USA New York Feb 23, 1973
  21.30 George Woods USA Portland Jan 26, 1974
  21.45 George Woods USA San Francisco Feb 01, 1974
  21.47 George Woods USA Inglewood Feb 08, 1974
  21.56 George Woods USA Inglewood Feb 08, 1974
  22.02 George Woods USA Inglewood Feb 08, 1974
  22.15 Ulf Timmermann GDR Senftenberg Feb 16, 1985
22.26 Werner Günthör SUI Magglingen Feb 08, 1987
22.66 Randy Barnes USA Los Angeles Jan 20, 1989
  13.07 James Mitchell USA Boston Feb 15, 1990