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Juan Adolfo Turri

Full name: Juan Adolfo Turri
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (197 cm)
Weight: 254 lbs (115 kg)
Born: December 22, 1950 in Alta Gracia, Córdoba, Argentina
Died: March 16, 2010 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Affiliations: Córdoba
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Juan Adolfo Turri started out playing baskeball, which had been his father's sport, helped by his height of 197 cm. But he later turned to athletics and the shot put. In 1968 he won the South American Junior Championship in the shot put. He later won the South American Championship with the shot in 1974 and 1975, placing second in 1981 and 1983, and third in 1969. At the 1975 Pan American Games, Turri just missed the podium, placing fourth in the shot put. On 6 September 1975 he broke the South American record with 18.73 metres.

Personal Best: SP – 18.73 (1975).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Men's Shot Put Argentina ARG 21 QR

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Argentina Qualifying Round 21 17.76
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Argentina Qualifying Round Group B 12 17.76
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Argentina Qualifying Round Group B Round One 11 17.24
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Argentina Qualifying Round Group B Round Two NP 16.79 17.24
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Argentina Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 17.76
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