Joe KOVACS

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    28 JUN 1989
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    251167
Joe Kovacs in the shot put final at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 22.57 Tucson, AZ (USA) 18 MAY 2017
Discus Throw 56.08 Columbus (USA) 23 APR 2011
Hammer Throw 61.50 Auburn (USA) 15 APR 2011

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 21.46 Albuquerque, NM (USA) 23 FEB 2014
35libs Weight 19.07 University Park, PA (USA) 28 JAN 2011

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Shot Put 21.02 Ostrava (CZE) 13 JUN 2018

Outdoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2018 21.02 Ostrava (CZE) 13 JUN 2018
2017 22.57 Tucson, AZ (USA) 18 MAY 2017
2016 22.13 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2016
2015 22.56 Monaco (MON) 17 JUL 2015
2014 22.03 Sacramento (USA) 25 JUN 2014
2013 20.82 Tucson, AZ (USA) 16 MAY 2013
2012 21.08 Eugene, OR (USA) 24 JUN 2012
2011 19.15 Eugene, OR (USA) 26 JUN 2011
2010 18.73 Lewisburg (USA) 17 APR 2010
2009 18.53 Philadelphia (USA) 24 APR 2009
2007 16.49 Carolina (PUR) 30 JUN 2007

Outdoor

Discus Throw

Performance Place Date
2012 53.88 Lewisburg (USA) 14 APR 2012
2011 56.08 Columbus (USA) 23 APR 2011
2010 52.65 Bloomington, IN (USA) 15 MAY 2010
2009 49.07 Lewisburg (USA) 11 APR 2009

Outdoor

Hammer Throw

Performance Place Date
2012 58.52 Madison (USA) 11 MAY 2012
2011 61.50 Auburn (USA) 15 APR 2011
2010 57.79 Tempe, AZ (USA) 08 APR 2010
2009 55.97 Columbus (USA) 01 MAY 2009

Indoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2013/14 21.46 Albuquerque, NM (USA) 23 FEB 2014
2012/13 19.50 Lawrence (USA) 17 APR 2013
2011/12 20.14 Albuquerque, NM (USA) 26 FEB 2012
2010/11 19.84 Champaign, IL (USA) 26 FEB 2011
2009/10 19.36 University Park, PA (USA) 30 JAN 2010
2008/09 16.89 University Park, PA (USA) 07 FEB 2009
2007/08 16.86 State College, PA (USA) 26 JAN 2008

Indoor

35libs Weight

Performance Place Date
2010/11 19.07 University Park, PA (USA) 28 JAN 2011
2009/10 18.26 Minneapolis (USA) 28 FEB 2010

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Shot Put 21.78 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 18 AUG 2016

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 21.93 Beijing (CHN) 23 AUG 2015
2. Shot Put 21.66 London (GBR) 06 AUG 2017

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Shot Put 20.87 Marrakesh (MAR) 13 SEP 2014

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 22.04 London (GBR) 23 JUL 2016
1. Shot Put 22.01 Oslo (NOR) 09 JUN 2016
1. Shot Put 22.13 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2016
1. Shot Put 22.56 Monaco (MON) 17 JUL 2015
1. Shot Put 21.67 New York, NY (USA) 13 JUN 2015
1. Shot Put 22.12 Eugene, OR (USA) 29 MAY 2015
1. Shot Put 21.14 Oslo (NOR) 11 JUN 2014

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Shot Put 21.84 Eugene, OR (USA) 28 JUN 2015
1. Shot Put 22.03 Sacramento (USA) 25 JUN 2014
Results in:

Shot Put

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
04 MAY 2018 Bloomington Billy Hayes Invitational USAUSA F F 1. 20.73
26 MAY 2018 Eugene Prefontaine Classic USAUSA GW F 8. 20.36
04 JUN 2018 Praha Josef Odložil Memorial CZECZE C F 5. 20.48
07 JUN 2018 Oslo Bislett Games NORNOR GW F 7. 20.13
13 JUN 2018 Ostrava Golden Spike CZECZE A F 6. 21.02
23 JUN 2018 Des Moines USA Ch. USAUSA B F 5. 20.74