Vikas Gowda of India competes in the Men's Discus Throw qualification on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 (Getty Images)
Vikas Gowda of India competes in the Men's Discus Throw qualification on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2012 (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY India India
  • DATE OF BIRTH 5 JUL 1983
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 19.62 Atlanta, GA 13 MAY 2006
Shot Put (6kg) 19.30 Kingston, JAM 16 JUL 2002
Discus Throw 66.28 Norman, OK 12 APR 2012
Discus Throw (1.750kg) 56.93 Kingston, JAM 17 JUL 2002
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 19.60 Chapel Hill, NC 18 FEB 2005
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2006 19.62 Atlanta, GA 13 MAY
2005 18.09 Raleigh, NC 25 MAR
2002 17.63 Chapel Hill, NC 11 MAY
Shot Put (6kg) Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2002 19.30 Kingston, JAM 16 JUL
Discus Throw Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 65.62 Tucson, AZ 24 MAY
2013 65.82 Mesa, AZ 05 APR
2012 66.28 Norman, OK 12 APR
2011 64.91 Chula Vista, CA 09 JUN
2010 63.69 New Delhi 10 OCT
2008 64.83 Salinas, CA 08 MAY
2007 64.96 Salinas, CA 17 MAY
2006 61.76 Austin, TX 07 APR
2005 64.69 Charlotte, NC 02 APR
2004 64.35 Salinas, CA 19 MAY
2003 59.32 Austin, TX 04 APR
2002 54.49 Chennai 25 JUN
Discus Throw (1.750kg) Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2002 56.93 Kingston, JAM 17 JUL
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2006 19.25 Blacksburg, VA 25 FEB
2005 19.60 Chapel Hill, NC 18 FEB
2004 19.10 Chapel Hill, NC 31 JAN
Honours - Shot Put (6kg)
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF/Coca Cola World Junior Championships 8 19.30 Kingston, JAM 16 JUL 2002
Honours - Discus Throw
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
14th IAAF World Championships 7 64.03 Moskva (Luzhniki) 13 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 8 64.79 London (OP) 07 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7 64.05 Daegu 30 AUG 2011
The XXIX Olympic Games 11q2 60.69 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9q1 61.22 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG 2007
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9q2 62.04 Helsinki 06 AUG 2005
28th Olympic Games 7q2 61.39 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 21 AUG 2004
Honours - Discus Throw (1.750kg)
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF/Coca Cola World Junior Championships 12 54.46 Kingston, JAM 18 JUL 2002