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Al Feuerbach

Full name: Allan Dean "Al" Feuerbach
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 265 lbs (120 kg)
Born: January 14, 1948 in Preston, Iowa, United States
Affiliations: Pacific Coast Club, Long Beach (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

In May 1973, at the San Jose Invitational, Al Feuerbach broke the shot put world record with a toss of 21.82 (71-7). Feuerbach represented the US at the 1972-76 Olympics, made the 1980 Olympic team, and competed twice at the Pan American Games in the shot put, winning the gold medal in 1971 and finishing fourth in 1979. He was AAU outdoor shot champion in 1973-75 and 1978, and indoor shot champion in 1971, 1975, and 1978.

Personal Bests: SP – 21.82 (71-7) (1973); DT – 54.30 (178-2) (1970).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 5
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics Men's Shot Put United States USA 4

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Final Round 5 21.01
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Final Round Round One 4 20.90
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 4 20.29 20.90
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 4 foul 20.90
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 5 20.86 20.90
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 5 21.01 21.01
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 20.28
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6T QU 19.94 NM
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3 19.94
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 3 19.94
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 3 pass 19.94
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round 4 20.55
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round One 8 19.74
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 1 20.55 20.55
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 2 20.07 20.55
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 2 20.21 20.55
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 4 20.10 20.55
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 20.32
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round 6 QU 19.87
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 4 19.87
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 3 19.87
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 4 pass 19.87
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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