Christian Cantwell of the United States competes in the Men's Shot Put qualification on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 (Getty Images)
Christian Cantwell of the United States competes in the Men's Shot Put qualification on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH 30 SEP 1980
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 22.54 Gresham, OR 05 JUN 2004
Discus Throw 59.32 Columbia, MO 07 APR 2001
Hammer Throw 54.94 Iowa City, IA 04 MAY 2002
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 22.18 Warrensburg, MO 22 FEB 2008
35libs Weight 22.04 Manhattan, KS 26 JAN 2002
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 20.29 Kingston (NS), JAM 04 MAY
2012 22.31 Champaign, IL 07 JUL
2011 22.07 Bruxelles 16 SEP
2010 22.41 Eugene, OR 03 JUL
2009 22.16 Zagreb 31 AUG
2008 21.76 Modesto, CA 10 MAY
2007 21.96 Carson, CA 20 MAY
2006 22.45 Gateshead 11 JUN
2005 21.67 Sevilla 04 JUN
2004 22.54 Gresham, OR 05 JUN
2003 21.62 Salamanca 15 JUL
2002 21.45 Iowa City, IA 04 MAY
2001 19.71 Emporia, KS 12 MAY
2000 19.67 Columbia, MO 20 MAY
Discus Throw Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 52.77 Austin, TX 18 MAY
2002 54.90 College Station, TX 16 MAR
2001 59.32 Columbia, MO 07 APR
Hammer Throw Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 53.29 Austin, TX 17 MAY
2002 54.94 Iowa City, IA 04 MAY
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 20.13 Zürich (Hauptbahnhof) 28 AUG
2012 21.53 Albuquerque, NM 26 FEB
2011 21.21 Nordhausen 21 JAN
2010 21.95 New York (MSG), NY 29 JAN
2009 21.47 Bydgoszcz 10 FEB
2009 21.47 Nordhausen 23 JAN
2008 22.18 Warrensburg, MO 22 FEB
2007 21.88 New York (MSG), NY 02 FEB
2006 21.10 Boston (Roxbury), MA 25 FEB
2005 21.06 Columbia, MO 14 JAN
2004 21.95 Columbia, MO 20 FEB
2003 20.85 Lincoln, NE 08 FEB
2002 20.86 New York (Armory), NY 01 MAR
2001 19.37 Columbia, MO 17 FEB
2000 18.72 Fayetteville, AR 10 MAR
35libs Weight Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2003 21.31 Lincoln, NE 28 FEB
2002 22.04 Manhattan, KS 26 JAN
2001 21.43 Columbia, MO 26 JAN
Honours - Shot Put
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXX Olympic Games 4 21.19 London (OP) 03 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 21.36 Daegu 02 SEP 2011
IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup 2010 1 21.87 Split 04 SEP 2010
13th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 21.83 Doha 13 MAR 2010
IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 1 22.07 Thessaloniki 12 SEP 2009
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 22.03 Berlin 15 AUG 2009
6th IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 2 20.73 Stuttgart 13 SEP 2008
The XXIX Olympic Games 2 21.09 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 21.77 Valencia, ESP 07 MAR 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 4 20.25 Stuttgart 22 SEP 2007
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 2 20.94 Stuttgart 09 SEP 2006
11th IAAF World Indoor Championships 9q1 19.90 Moskva (Olimpiyskiy Stadion) 10 MAR 2006
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 5 20.09 Monaco 10 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 20.87 Helsinki 06 AUG 2005
10th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 21.49 Budapest (SA) 07 MAR 2004
1st IAAF World Athletics Final 1 20.93 Monaco 13 SEP 2003