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Track & Field - Men's Olympic Champions
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YearLocationWinner, Country, Distance
2012London, EnglandTomasz Majewski, POL, 21.89 meters
2008Beijing, ChinaTomasz Majewsk POL, 21.51 meters
2004Athens, GreeceYurly Bilonog UKR, 21.16 meters
2000Sydney, AustraliaArsi Harju FIN, 21.29 meters
1996Atlanta, United StatesRandy Barnes USA, 21.62 meters
1992Barcelona, SpainMike Stulce USA, 21.70 meters
1988Seoul, South KoreaUlf Timmermann GDR, 22.47 meters
1984Los Angeles, United StatesAlessandro Andrei ITA, 21.26 meters
1980Moscow, Soviet UnionVladimir Kiselyov ITA, 21.35 meters
1976Montreal, CanadaUdo Beyer GDR, 21.05 meters
1972Munich, GermanyWladslaw Komar POL, 21.18 meters
1968Mexico City, MexicoRandy Matson USA, 20.54 meters
1964Tokyo, JapanDallas Long USA, 20.33 meters
1960Rome, ItalyBill Nieder USA, 19.68 meters
1956Melbourne, AustraliaParry O'Brien USA, 18.57 meters
1952Helsinki, FinlandParry O'Brien USA, 17.41 meters
1948London, EnglandWilber Thompson USA, 17.12 meters
1936Berlin, GermanyHans Woellke GER, 16.20 meters
1932Los Angeles, United StatesLeo Sexton USA, 16.00 meters
1928Amsterdam, NetherlandsJohn Kuck USA, 15.87 meters
1924Paris, FranceBud Houser USA, 14.99 meters
1920Antwerp, BelgiumVille Porhola FIN, 14.81 meters
1912Stockholm, SwedenPatrick McDonald USA, 15.34 meters
1908London, EnglandRalph Rose USA, 14.21 meters
1906Athens, GreeceMartin Sheridan USA, 13.48 meters
1904St. Louis, United StatesRalph Rose USA, 14.80 meters
1900Paris, FranceRichard Sheldon USA, 14.10 meters
1896Athens, GreeceRobert Garrett USA, 11.22 meters
Medals won by country
CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
United States14171142
Soviet Union1225
Finland2204
East Germany2024
Germany1124
Poland3003
Ukraine1012
Greece0112
Hungary0112
Italy1001
G Britain/Ireland0101
Belarus0011
Czechoslovakia0011
Denmark0011
Sweden0011
Switzerland0011
Unified Team0011
 

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