World Record Progression of Shot Put

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
23.12 Randy BARNES 16 JUN 1966 USA USA Westwood, CA (USA) 20 MAY 1990
23.06 Ulf TIMMERMANN 01 NOV 1962 GDR GDR Chania (GRE) 22 MAY 1988
22.91 Alessandro ANDREI 03 JAN 1959 ITA ITA Viareggio (ITA) 12 AUG 1987
22.84 Alessandro ANDREI 03 JAN 1959 ITA ITA Viareggio (ITA) 12 AUG 1987
22.72 Alessandro ANDREI 03 JAN 1959 ITA ITA Viareggio (ITA) 12 AUG 1987
22.64 Udo BEYER 09 AUG 1955 GDR GDR Berlin (GDR) 20 AUG 1986
22.62 Ulf TIMMERMANN 01 NOV 1962 GDR GDR Berlin (GDR) 22 SEP 1985
22.22 Udo BEYER 09 AUG 1955 GDR GDR Los Angeles, CA (USA) 25 JUN 1983
22.15 Udo BEYER 09 AUG 1955 GDR GDR Göteborg (SWE) 06 JUL 1978
22.00 Aleksandr BARYSHNIKOV 11 NOV 1948 URS URS Colombes (FRA) 10 JUL 1976
21.85 Terry ALBRITTON 14 JAN 1955 USA USA Honolulu, HI (USA) 21 FEB 1976
21.82 Al FEUERBACH 14 JAN 1948 USA USA San José (USA) 05 MAY 1973
21.78 Randy MATSON 05 MAR 1945 USA USA College Station, TX (USA) 22 APR 1967
21.52 Randy MATSON 05 MAR 1945 USA USA College Station, TX (USA) 08 MAY 1965
20.68 Dallas LONG 13 JUN 1940 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 25 JUL 1964
20.20 Dallas LONG 13 JUN 1940 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 29 MAY 1964
20.10 Dallas LONG 13 JUN 1940 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 04 APR 1964
20.08 Dallas LONG 13 JUN 1940 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 18 MAY 1962
20.06 Bill NIEDER 10 AUG 1933 USA USA Walnut, CA (USA) 12 AUG 1960
19.99 Bill NIEDER 10 AUG 1933 USA USA Austin, TX (USA) 02 APR 1960
19.67 Dallas LONG 13 JUN 1940 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 26 MAR 1960
19.45 Bill NIEDER 10 AUG 1933 USA USA Palo Alto, CA (USA) 19 MAR 1960
19.38 Dallas LONG 13 JUN 1940 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 05 MAR 1960
19.30 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Albuquerque, NM (USA) 01 AUG 1959
19.25 Dallas LONG 13 JUN 1940 USA USA Santa Barbara, CA (USA) 28 MAR 1959
19.25 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 01 NOV 1956
19.06 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Eugene, OR (USA) 03 SEP 1956
18.69 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 15 JUN 1956
18.62 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Salt Lake City, UT (USA) 05 MAY 1956
18.54 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 11 JUN 1954
18.43 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 21 MAY 1954
18.42 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 08 MAY 1954
18.04 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Compton, CA (USA) 05 JUN 1953
18.00 Parry O'BRIEN 28 JAN 1932 USA USA Fresno, CA (USA) 09 MAY 1953
17.95 Jim FUCHS 06 DEC 1927 USA USA Eskilstuna (SWE) 22 AUG 1950
17.90 Jim FUCHS 06 DEC 1927 USA USA Visby (SWE) 20 AUG 1950
17.82 Jim FUCHS 06 DEC 1927 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 29 APR 1950
17.79 Jim FUCHS 06 DEC 1927 USA USA Oslo (NOR) 28 JUL 1949
17.68 Charles FONVILLE 27 APR 1927 USA USA Lawrence, KS (USA) 17 APR 1948
17.40 Jack TORRANCE 20 JUN 1912 USA USA Oslo (NOR) 05 AUG 1934
16.89 Jack TORRANCE 20 JUN 1912 USA USA Milwaukee, WI (USA) 30 JUN 1934
16.80 Jack TORRANCE 20 JUN 1912 USA USA Des Moines, IA (USA) 27 APR 1934
16.48 John LYMAN 19 MAR 1912 USA USA Palo Alto, CA (USA) 21 APR 1934
16.20 František DOUDA 23 OCT 1908 TCH TCH Praha (TCH) 24 SEP 1932
16.16 Leo SEXTON 27 AUG 1909 USA USA Freeport (BAH) 27 AUG 1932
16.05 Zygmunt HELJASZ 21 SEP 1908 POL POL Poznan (POL) 29 JUN 1932
16.04 František DOUDA 23 OCT 1908 TCH TCH Brno (TCH) 04 OCT 1931
16.04 Emil HIRSCHFELD 31 JUL 1903 GER GER Bochum-Wattenscheid (GER) 26 AUG 1928
15.87 Johnny KUCK 27 APR 1905 USA USA Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 29 JUL 1928
15.79 Emil HIRSCHFELD 31 JUL 1903 GER GER Breslau (GER) 06 MAY 1928
15.54 Ralph ROSE 17 MAR 1885 USA USA San Francisco, CA (USA) 21 AUG 1909

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.