Vikas Gowda

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    India India
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    5 JUL 1983
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)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 19.62 Atlanta, GA 13 MAY 2006
Shot Put (6kg) 19.30 Kingston (NS), JAM 16 JUL 2002
Discus Throw 66.28 Norman, OK 12 APR 2012
Discus Throw (1.750kg) 56.93 Kingston (NS), JAM 17 JUL 2002

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 19.60 Chapel Hill, NC 18 FEB 2005

Progression - Outdoor

Shot Put

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)

Performance Place Date
2002 19.30 Kingston (NS), JAM 16 JUL

Discus Throw

Performance Place Date
2016 58.99 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG
2015 65.75 La Jolla, CA 25 APR
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)

Performance Place Date
2002 56.93 Kingston (NS), JAM 17 JUL

Progression - Indoor

Shot Put

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 (NS), JAM 16 JUL 2002

Honours - Discus Throw

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXXI Olympic Games 16q2 58.99 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG 2016
15th IAAF World Championships 9 62.24 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG 2015
14th IAAF World Championships 7 64.03 Moskva (Luzhniki) 13 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 8 64.79 London (Olympic Stadium) 07 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7 64.05 Daegu (DS) 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 (Olympic Stadium) 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 (NS), JAM 18 JUL 2002