Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games – Men's shot put

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The men's shot put event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland. [1]

Shot put track and field event

The shot put is a track and field event involving "putting" a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible. The shot put competition for men has been a part of the modern Olympics since their revival in 1896, and women's competition began in 1948.

Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

At the 1990 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

Mount Smart Stadium football stadium

Mt Smart Stadium is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the home ground of National Rugby League team, the New Zealand Warriors. Built within the quarried remnants of the Rarotonga / Mount Smart volcanic cone, it is located 10 kilometres south of the city centre, in the suburb of Penrose.

Results

Rank Name Nationality #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
Simon Williams Flag of England.svg  England 18.54 17.80 17.41 17.72 x 17.67 18.54
Adewale Olukoju Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 17.27 17.84 17.05 17.67 18.48 17.74 18.48
Paul Edwards Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales 18.12 17.96 18.17 17.23 x ? 18.17
Werner Reiterer Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 17.78 x 17.36 17.57 x 16.95 17.78
John Minns Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 16.35 17.12 17.49 16.92 x 17.49
Abi Ekoku Flag of England.svg  England 16.70 17.00 16.85 x 17.45 ? 17.45
Lorne Hilton Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 17.06
Steve Whyte Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 17.00 16.83 x x x x 17.00
Matt Simson Flag of England.svg  England 16.89
10 Rob Venier Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 16.87
11 Courtney Ireland Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 16.74
12 Mihalis Louka Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 16.25

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