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

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The women's shot put event at the 1990 Commonwealth Games was held on 29 January 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

The Mount 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

RankNameNationality#1#2#3#4#5#6ResultNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Myrtle Augee Flag of England.svg  England 17.8218.48
Silver medal icon.svg Judy Oakes Flag of England.svg  England 18.4318.22x18.3118.3818.3818.43
Bronze medal icon.svg Yvonne Hanson-Nortey Flag of England.svg  England 15.6916.00xxx?16.00
4 Melody Torcolacci Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada x15.49x15.42x?15.49
5 Nicole Carkeek Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 15.13
6 Christine King Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 13.2814.36x14.40??14.40
7 Janice Maxwell Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 14.0914.09

References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2016-08-06.