Joe Kovacs

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    28 JUN 1989
Joe Kovacs in the shot put final at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 22.57 Tucson, AZ 18 MAY 2017

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Shot Put 21.46 Albuquerque (ABQ Convention Center), NM 23 FEB 2014

Progression - Outdoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2017 22.57 Tucson, AZ 18 MAY
2016 22.13 Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 27 MAY
2015 22.56 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 17 JUL
2014 22.03 Sacramento, CA 25 JUN
2013 20.82 Tucson, AZ 16 MAY
2012 21.08 Eugene, OR 24 JUN
2011 19.15 Eugene, OR 26 JUN
2010 18.73 Lewisburg, PA 17 APR
2009 18.53 Philadelphia, PA 25 APR

Progression - Indoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2014 21.46 Albuquerque (ABQ Convention Center), NM 23 FEB
2013 19.50 Lawrence, KS 17 APR
2012 20.14 Albuquerque, NM 26 FEB
2011 19.84 Champaign, IL 26 FEB
2010 19.36 State College, PA 30 JAN

Honours - Shot Put

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Championships London 2017 2 21.66 London (Olympic Stadium) 06 AUG 2017
The XXXI Olympic Games 2 21.78 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 18 AUG 2016
15th IAAF World Championships 1 21.93 Beijing (National Stadium) 23 AUG 2015
2nd IAAF Continental Cup 2014 3 20.87 Marrakech (Le Grande Stade) 13 SEP 2014
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