Qualifying performance 20.60 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q)

POS Rank Heat BIB ATHLETE COUNTRY RESULTS
1 A 505 David Storl GERGER 21.50 Q PB
1 B 215 Dylan Armstrong CANCAN 21.05 Q
2 B 1084 Reese Hoffa USAUSA 20.96 Q
A 185 Andrei Mikhnevich BLRBLR DQ
2 A 1134 Ryan Whiting USAUSA 20.77 Q
3 B 1067 Christian Cantwell USAUSA 20.73 Q
3 A 838 Tomasz Majewski POLPOL 20.73 Q
4 A 469 Ralf Bartels GERGER 20.45 q
4 B 855 Marco Fortes PORPOR 20.32 q
5 B 288 Carlos Véliz CUBCUB 20.24 q
5 A 1104 Adam Nelson USAUSA 20.23 q
6 A 958 Asmir Kolašinac SRBSRB 20.14 q
6 B 502 Marco Schmidt GERGER 20.06
7 B 538 Lajos Kürthy HUNHUN 20.02
8 B 927 Maksim Sidorov RUSRUS 19.95
9 B 184 Pavel Lyzhyn BLRBLR 19.91
7 A 299 Kim Christensen DENDEN 19.74
10 B 181 Hamza Alic BIHBIH 19.70
11 B 999 Ming-Huang Chang TPETPE 19.60
8 A 293 Jan Marcell CZECZE 19.51
9 A 117 Germán Lauro ARGARG 19.50
10 A 1055 Andriy Semenov UKRUKR 19.45
11 A 547 Om Prakash Singh INDIND 19.29
12 B 551 Amin Nikfar IRIIRI 19.18
13 B 957 Milan Jotanovic SRBSRB 18.39
12 A 355 Borja Vivas ESPESP 18.37
13 A 674 In-sung Hwang KORKOR 17.75