Adam NELSON

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    07 JUL 1975
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    131700
American shot putter Adam Nelson (Getty images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 22.51 Portland, OR (USA) 18 MAY 2002
Discus Throw 53.56 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 12 JUN 1999

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 22.40 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 15 FEB 2008

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 2016

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 20.48 Athens (USA) 30 APR 2016

Outdoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2016 20.48 Athens (USA) 30 APR 2016
2012 21.54 Athens (USA) 14 APR 2012
2011 22.09 Eugene, OR (USA) 26 JUN 2011
2010 21.16 Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUL 2010
2009 21.11 Berlin (GER) 15 AUG 2009
2008 22.12 Eugene, OR (USA) 08 JUN 2008
2007 21.61 Osaka (JPN) 25 AUG 2007
2006 22.04 Indianapolis, IN (USA) 23 JUN 2006
2005 21.92 Monaco (MON) 10 SEP 2005
2004 21.68 Gresham, OR (USA) 05 JUN 2004
2003 21.29 Kuortane (FIN) 20 JUL 2003
2002 22.51 Portland, OR (USA) 18 MAY 2002
2001 21.53 Rüdlingen (SUI) 19 AUG 2001
2000 22.12 Sacramento, CA (USA) 15 JUL 2000
1999 20.64 Palma de Mallorca (ESP) 10 JUL 1999
1998 20.61 Rüdlingen (SUI) 23 AUG 1998
1997 19.62 Bloomington, IN (USA) 07 JUN 1997
1996 18.75 Philadelphia, PA (USA) 26 APR 1996
1994 18.34 Lisboa (POR) 23 JUL 1994

Outdoor

Discus Throw

Performance Place Date
2003 50.97 Athens (USA) 03 MAY 2003
2001 53.08 Athens (USA) 05 MAY 2001
1999 53.56 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 12 JUN 1999
1998 51.12 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 26 MAY 1998

Indoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2011/12 21.27 Boston, MA (USA) 04 FEB 2012
2010/11 20.51 Bydgoszcz (POL) 16 FEB 2011
2009/10 21.29 Zürich (SUI) 18 AUG 2010
2008/09 21.01 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 13 FEB 2009
2007/08 22.40 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 15 FEB 2008
2005/06 20.99 Boston, MA (USA) 28 JAN 2006
2004/05 21.66 Boston, MA (USA) 29 JAN 2005
2003/04 19.81 New York, NY (USA) 06 FEB 2004
2002/03 20.63 Boston, MA (USA) 02 MAR 2003
2001/02 21.57 New York, NY (USA) 01 MAR 2002
2000/01 21.40 Atlanta, GA (USA) 03 MAR 2001
1998/99 20.32 Atlanta, GA (USA) 27 FEB 1999
1997/98 19.86 Indianapolis, IN (USA) 13 MAR 1998
1996/97 17.68 New York, NY (USA) 07 FEB 1997

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 21.16 Athina (GRE) 18 AUG 2004
2. Shot Put 21.21 Sydney (AUS) 22 SEP 2000

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 21.73 Helsinki (FIN) 06 AUG 2005
2. Shot Put 21.61 Osaka (JPN) 25 AUG 2007
2. Shot Put 21.26 Paris (FRA) 23 AUG 2003
2. Shot Put 21.24 Edmonton (CAN) 04 AUG 2001
5. Shot Put 21.11 Berlin (GER) 15 AUG 2009
7. Shot Put 20.29 Daegu (KOR) 02 SEP 2011

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Shot Put 20.72 Lisboa (POR) 09 MAR 2001

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 20.80 Madrid (ESP) 20 SEP 2002

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 18.34 Lisboa (POR) 23 JUL 1994

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 21.92 Monaco (MON) 10 SEP 2005
2. Shot Put 20.95 Stuttgart (GER) 22 SEP 2007
2. Shot Put 20.80 Monaco (MON) 19 SEP 2004
5. Shot Put 20.15 Monaco (MON) 13 SEP 2003
6. Shot Put 20.03 Thessaloniki (GRE) 12 SEP 2009

Honours - Grand Prix Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 21.34 Paris (FRA) 14 SEP 2002
2. Shot Put 21.66 Doha (QAT) 05 OCT 2000

Honours - Golden League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 20.89 Berlin (GER) 01 SEP 2000
1. Shot Put 21.58 Bruxelles (BEL) 25 AUG 2000
1. Shot Put 21.64 Zürich (SUI) 11 AUG 2000
1. Shot Put 21.43 Oslo (NOR) 28 JUL 2000

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Shot Put 20.64 Palma de Mallorca (ESP) 10 JUL 1999

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 22.09 Eugene, OR (USA) 26 JUN 2011
1. Shot Put 22.04 Indianapolis, IN (USA) 23 JUN 2006
1. Shot Put 21.64 Sacramento, CA (USA) 10 JUL 2004
1. Shot Put 22.22 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 22 JUN 2002
1. Shot Put 22.12 Sacramento, CA (USA) 15 JUL 2000

Honours - National Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 21.57 New York, NY (USA) 01 MAR 2002
1. Shot Put 21.40 Atlanta, GA (USA) 03 MAR 2001

Honours - NCAA Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 19.62 Bloomington, IN (USA) 07 JUN 1997
Results in:

Shot Put

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 APR 2016 Athens Georgia Invitational USAUSA F F 2. 20.48
01 JUL 2016 Eugene U.S. Olympic Trials USAUSA B Q1 5. 20.22
01 JUL 2016 Eugene U.S. Olympic Trials USAUSA B F 7. 20.17

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